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Posted on: June 11, 2020

The Undefeated

The Undefeated

by Kwame Alexander; illustrated by Kadir Nelson

Winner of the 2020 Caldecott MedalA 2020 Newbery Honor BookWinner of the 2020 Coretta Scott King Illustrator AwardThe Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover pens an ode to black American triumph and tr...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

The Day You Begin

The Day You Begin

by Jacqueline Woodson; illustrated by Rafael López

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s LiteratureA #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belp...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Sugar Hill: Harlem’s Historic Neighborhood

Sugar Hill

by Carolel Boston Weatherford; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

An Arnold Adoff Poetry Award for Early Readers Honor BookTake a walk through Harlem’s Sugar Hill and meet all the amazing people who made this neighborhood legendary. With upbeat r...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

I Have a Dream

I Have a Dream

by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; paintings by Kadir Nelson

From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s daughter, Dr. Bernice A. King: "My father’s dream continues to live on from generation to generation, and this beautiful and powerful illus...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America

Gordon Parks

by Carole Boston Weatherford; illustrated by Jamey Christoph

Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literary WorkGordon Parks is most famous for being the first black director in Hollywood. But before he made movies and wrote ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America

Hand in Hand

by Andrea Davis Pinkney & Brian Pinkney

Hand in Hand presents the stories of ten men from different eras in American history, organized chronologically to provide a scope from slavery to the modern day. The stories are accessible, fully-drawn narrative...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Little Leaders

by Vashti Harrison

Based on her popular Instagram posts, debut author/illustrator Vashti Harrison shares the stories of 40 bold African American women who shaped historyAmong these women, you’ll find heroes, role models, and everyday women who di...

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