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Hey Black Child

by Useni Eugene Perkins & Bryan Collier

Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins.

Hey black child,Do you know...

Hey Black Child

by Useni Eugene Perkins & Bryan Collier

Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins.

Hey black child,Do you know...

My Mom's Better

by Myra Lee & Nada Serafimovic

This warm-loving book is about a little girl who innocently notices the difference between the professionals and her mom. Can mom sing, cook, or coach? Of course she can. Whatever the task is, she exclaims,...

Princess Hair

by Sharee Miller

Princesses with curls wear pearls.Princesses with head wraps take long naps.And princesses with teeny-weeny Afros wear teeny-weeny bows.

Celebrate different hair shapes, textures, and styles in this self-affirming...

A Piece of Black Cake for Santa

by Yolanda T. Marshall

A Caribbean Children's book about Christmas and various West Indian holiday dishes. Femi is a young Canadian girl, of Caribbean descent. Along with her friends, they decided to leave various Caribbean treats...

From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea

by Kai Cheng Thom, Kai Yun Ching & Wai-Yant Li

A children’s picture book that incorporates lush visual storytelling with poetic language to tell the tale of a magical gender variant child who brings transformation and change to the world around them with...

Martin Rattler; Or, a Boy's Adventures in the Forests of Brazil

by Robert Michael Ballantyne

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...

The Stars Beneath Our Feet

by David Barclay Moore

"The right story at the right time. . . . It’s not just a narrative; it’s an experience. It’s the novel we’ve been waiting for." —The New York Times

A boy tries to steer a safe path through the projects...

Rise of the Jumbies

by Tracey Baptiste

Deep beneath the waves, a great enemy awakens . . .

Corinne LaMer defeated the wicked jumbie Severine months ago, but things haven’t exactly gone back to normal in her Caribbean island home. Everyone knows...

Marching to the Mountaintop: How Poverty, Labor Fights and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr's Final Hours (History (US))

by Ann Bausum, National Geographic Kids & Jim Lawson

In early 1968 the grisly on-the-job deaths of two African-American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by that city's segregated force of trash collectors.

Workers sought union...

Absolutely Alfie and the Furry, Purry Secret

by Sally Warner & Shearry Malone

Seven-year-old Alfie Jakes has a kitten-sized secret in her debut chapter book—perfect for fans of the Judy Moody books! 

Seven-year-old Alfie Jakes isn't thrilled when her mom organizes end-of-summer playdates...

Absolutely Alfie and the First Week Friends

by Sally Warner & Shearry Malone

Alfie Jakes is starting second grade in the follow-up to Alfie Jakes and the Furry, Purry Secret, perfect for fans of the Judy Moody books! 

Alfie Jakes's summer was better than she expected. Even though her...

Forest World

by Margarita Engle

From award-winning author Margarita Engle comes a lively middle grade novel in verse that tells the story of a Cuban-American boy who visits his family’s village in Cuba for the first time—and meets a sister...

Growing Up with Aloha: A Nanea Classic 1

by Kirby Larson

Nine-year-old Nanea may be the youngest in her family, but she still wants to "dip her paddle in" and be useful. She knows she's grown-up enough to help in her grandparents' market. But before she can prove...

Prints in the Sand: My Journey with Nanea

by Erin Falligant

The puka shells jingle in my hand. I don't want to lose them, so I slide the necklace over my head. But as I pull my hair out from under the string of shells, the ground drops from beneath my feet. I feel the...

Hula for the Home Front: A Nanea Classic 2

by Kirby Larson

Nanea had hoped that going back to school would make life seem normal again. But everything has changed since the war, including Miss Smith's wonderful classroom. Nanea's dear friend Donna is gone, and now there's...

The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball

by Dori Jones Yang

Despite his impulsive and curious nature, twelve-year-old Leon is determined to follow the Emperor’s rules—to live with an American family, study hard, and return home to modernize China. But he also must...


by Sir George Grey

Herein you will find 23 Maori Myths and Legends collated and translated by Sir George Grey, Governor of New Zealand from November 1845 – January 1854 and again from December 1861 – February 1868. You will...

The Thumbtack Dancer

by Leslie Tyron & Jan Spivey Gilchrist

Gus is a most promising, most energetic and most talented young dancer who figures out how to make enough money to upgrade his tip-a-tap thumbtack sneakers to a new pair of real tap shoes that could slap-a-dee-dap,...