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Harriet Tubman

by Kathleen Kudlinski & Robert Brown

One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies -- easily...


Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Dharathula H. Millender & Al Fiorentino

One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies -- easily...


Rosa Parks

by Kathleen Kudlinski & Meryl Henderson

Learn about the childhood of Rosa Parks, who grew up to be a legendary Civil Rights activist and an all-star in American history.

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama....


Hollywood and Maine

by Allison Whittenberg

With a new boyfriend, her own room (finally!), and a modeling agency trying to convince her to sign with them, Charmaine Upshaw’s life is just about perfect. But a surprising face appears at the dinner table:...


Skateboard Party: The Carver Chronicles, Book Two

by Karen English & Laura Freeman

Richard can’t wait to show off his skills at a friend’s skateboard birthday party, but a note home from his teacher threatens to ruin his plans. This charming second book in a new series about third...


The Perfect Place

by Teresa E. Harris

When Treasure's dad disappears and Mom sets out to track him down, twelve-year-old Treasure and her little sister Tiffany are stuck with their Great-Aunt Grace, whose many rules make for a miserable living...


EllRay Jakes Rocks the Holidays!

by Sally Warner & Brian Biggs

The small kid with big problems returns in the seventh book of this beloved series!

 

It’s almost Christmas and school is going great for EllRay. He’s “blending in” just the way he likes. So when his...


The Outside Shot

by Walter Dean Myers

New Ebook Bonus Content:

-Book Group Discussion Questions

-Q&A with screenwriter John Ballard

-Excerpt from Hoops

-Excerpt from 145th Street

-Excerpt from On a Clear Day

When Lonnie Jackson leaves Harlem to take a...


The Girls of Gettysburg

by Bobbi Miller

This gripping historical novel of the Civil War is told from the viewpoints of three girls: thirteen-year-old Annie Gordon, who disguised as a boy, joins the Portsmouth Rifles of the 9th Virginia Infantry as...


Forged by Fire

by Sharon M. Draper

When Gerald was a child he was fascinated by fire. But fire is dangerous and powerful, and tragedy strikes. His substance-addicted mother is taken from him. Then he loses the loving generosity of a favorite...


Double Dutch

by Sharon M. Draper

Delia loves Double Dutch. And she's good at it. Really good. So good that her team has a chance to win the World Double Dutch Championships this year -- Delia is sure of it. What she is less sure of is her chance...


Darkness Before Dawn

by Sharon M. Draper

Has Keisha found happiness at last?

In her senior year, things are finally looking a little brighter for Keisha. Still haunted by the suicide of her ex-boyfriend, Andy, she finds comfort in the attentions of...


Follow the Drinking Gourd

by Jeanette Winter

Illus. in full color. "Winter's story begins with a peg-leg sailor who aids slaves on their escape on the Underground Railroad. While working for plantation owners, Peg Leg Joe teaches the slaves a song about...


The Road to Memphis

by Mildred D. Taylor

"Cassie recounts harrowing events during late 1941. An engrossing picture of fine young people endeavoring to find the right way in a world that persistently wrongs them." --Kirkus Reviews


Sacagawea's Strength

by Stacia Deutsch, Rhody Cohon & David Wenzel

Abigail and her friends are in the middle of a Monday afternoon group project when Mr. C tells them it’s time to jump back to the past. They’re super-excited, even though this time things are more complicated...


The Adventures of Sasha and Malia at the White House

by Carol A Francois, P Segal & Jay Mazhar

Living in the White House is a great adventure for young Sasha and Malia especially when they discover a mysterious, moving bookcase that leads them into a passageway through time! Before they know it, the two...


Zero Fade

by Chris L Terry

Inner-city teenager Kevin Phifer is grounded and battles with girls, bullies, so-called friends, his gay uncle, and wack haircuts.


Bronx Masquerade

by Nikki Grimes

When Wesley Boone writes a poem for his high school English class, some of his classmates clamor to read their poems aloud too. Soon they're having weekly poetry sessions and, one by one, the eighteen students...


Steal Away Home

by Lois Ruby

When twelve-year-old Dana Shannon starts to strip away wallpaper in her family's old house, she's unprepared for the surprise that awaits her. A hidden room—containing a human skeleton! How did such a thing...


Betrayed!

by Patricia Calvert

Some men aren't meant for safe pastures.

Home cooking, a warm bed, family -- all these things Tyler's father, Black Jack Bohannon, gave up for an unknown destiny. Now, at fourteen, Tyler is following in his father's...