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Claudette Colvin

National Book Award for Young People's Literature 2009

by Phillip Hoose

"When it comes to justice, there is no easy way to get it. You can't sugarcoat it. You have to take a stand and say, 'This is not right.'" - Claudette Colvin

On March 2, 1955, an impassioned teenager, fed up...

On the Court with...Stephen Curry

by Matt Christopher

Discover the amazing achievements of fan favorite two-time MVP Stephen Curry in this brand-new, comprehensive biography.

Steph Curry is a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, record-breaker, and Finals champion...

Serena Williams

by Matt Christopher

Discover the amazing achievements of sports legend Serena Williams--on and off the tennis court--in this exciting new biography.

Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world for tennis singles, won...

Becoming Kareem

by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld

The first memoir for young readers by sports legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

At one time, Lew Alcindor was just another kid from New York City with all the usual problems: He struggled with fitting in, with pleasing...

Epic Athletes: Lionel Messi

by Dan Wetzel & Jay Reed

Renowned sports journalist Dan Wetzel shoots and scores with Epic Athletes: Lionel Messi, an inspiring young readers biography of a soccer great who rose from an underdog to a champion!

Featuring comic-style...

What's Your Favorite Food?

by Eric Carle

A new title in the Eric Carle and Friends What's Your Favorite picture book series, in which Eric Carle and thirteen other beloved children's book artists illustrate their favorite foods and explain why they...

Pass Go and Collect $200

by Tanya Lee Stone & Steven Salerno

Boldness, imagination, and ruthless competition combine in Tanya Lee Stone and Steven Salerno's Pass Go and Collect $200, a riveting picture book history of Monopoly, one of the world's most famous games.


Epic Athletes: LeBron James

by Dan Wetzel & Setor Fiadzigbey

Epic Athletes: LeBron James is an inspiring young readers biography of the best basketball player of the modern era from celebrated sports journalist Dan Wetzel!

Featuring comic-style illustrations by Setor...

Pocket Bios: Frida Kahlo

by Al Berenger

Frida Kahlo remains one of the most celebrated painters of her time for her exploration of themes of feminism, gender, class, and race in her artwork and frequent self-portraits. From her childhood struggle...

Sing, Don't Cry

by Angela Dominguez

Once a year, Abuelo comes from Mexico to visit his family. He brings his guitar, his music--and his memories.

In this story inspired by the life of Apolinar Navarrete Diaz--author Angela Dominguez's grandfather...

Puritan Girl, Mohawk Girl

by John Demos

In this riveting historical fiction narrative, National Book Award Finalist John Demos shares the story of a young Puritan girl and her life-changing experience with the Mohawk people.

Inspired by Demos's award-winning...


by Tonya Bolden

Over the centuries, untold numbers of black men and women in America have achieved great things against the odds. Pathfinders is a collective biography of sixteen diverse American men and women of African...


by Duncan Tonatiuh

Award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh tells the story of Amalia Hernández, dancer and founder of El Ballet Folklórico de México.

Published in time for the 100th anniversary of Hernández's...

Sitting Bull

by S. D. Nelson

Sitting Bull (c. 1831–1890) was one of the greatest Lakota/Sioux warriors and chiefs who ever lived. From Sitting Bull’s childhood—killing his first buffalo at age 10—to being named war chief to leading...

Funny Bones

by Duncan Tonatiuh

Funny Bones tells the story of how the amusing calaveras—skeletons performing various everyday or festive activities—came to be. They are the creation of Mexican artist José Guadalupe (Lupe) Posada (1852–1913)....

A Song for China

by Ange Zhang

This is the fascinating story of how a young Chinese author, Guang Weiran, a passionate militant from the age of twelve, fought, using art, theater, poetry and song, especially the famous Yellow River Cantata...

Red Land, Yellow River

by Ange Zhang

When Mao’s Cultural Revolution took hold in China in June 1966, Ange Zhang was thirteen years old. His father was a famous writer. Shortly after the revolution began, many of Ange’s classmates joined the...

THE CASE OF THE LOST WORLD HERITAGE. Holmes and Watson, well their pets , investigate the disappearing World Heritage Site.

by Mychailo Kazybrid, Ed Chatelier & Richard Thomas

The Case of the Lost WORLD HERITAGE WORLD HERITAGE Comic strips featuring Rattus Holmes and Dr Felis Watson, the famous pet detectives of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson. The sleuths save the World Heritage sites...


by Quineka Ragsdale & Hatice Bayramoglu

Read along as renowned author, Quineka Ragsdale of the Demarcus Jones series, tells of the 1st African American woman to receive a four-year Bachelor’s Degree: Mary Jane Patterson.  The life of Mary Patterson...

Nature's Guardian Angel

by Wayne Hunt

Nature’s Guardian Angel: John Muir is a lively biographical novel about John Muir’s boyhood and young adulthood. John Muir, often known as “the father of America’s National Parks”, was born in Dunbar,...