Books by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

NAOMIS TOO by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 11, 2018

"A sequel that packs as much heart, humor, and understanding as the first. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Stepsisters Naomi E. and Naomi Marie face many changes and challenges in their multiracial, blended family life in this sequel to Two Naomis (2016). Read full book review >
SOMEDAY IS NOW by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2018

"Not only does this book highlight an important civil rights activist, it can serve as an introduction to child activism as well as the movement itself. Valuable. (author's notes, glossary) (Picture book/biography. 5-9)"
A teacher helps her students protest U.S. segregation with sit-ins. Read full book review >
TWO NAOMIS by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A smart, endearing story about two girls who are blending families, growing up, and building a friendship. (Fiction. 8-13)"
Two girls named Naomi build an unlikely friendship after their parents begin dating each other. Read full book review >
8TH GRADE SUPER ZERO by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"A good-hearted, nuanced story of a young man who dares to be more than his place in a middle-school social hierarchy, a tale rooted in religious faith and social conscience, related with lively good humor. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Though he imagines himself a superhero, Reginald McKnight threw up on the first day of school and acquired the less-than-cool nickname "Pukey"—now, he just wants survive the year "under the radar and on the sidelines." Read full book review >