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Best Middle-Grade Poetry & Anthologies of 2018

  • CHILDREN'S

    WE RISE, WE RESIST, WE RAISE OUR VOICES

    SEPT. 4, 2018

CHILDREN'S

WE RISE, WE RESIST, WE RAISE OUR VOICES

edited by Wade Hudson & Cheryl Willis Hudson

A love song from children’s literature’s brightest stars to America’s Indigenous children and children of color, encouraging... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    CAN I TOUCH YOUR HAIR?

    JAN. 1, 2018

CHILDREN'S

CAN I TOUCH YOUR HAIR?

by Irene Latham & Charles Waters ; illustrated by Sean Qualls & Selina Alko

A brave and touching portrayal worthy of sharing in classrooms across America. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THIRTEEN WAYS OF LOOKING AT A BLACK BOY

    FEB. 13, 2018

CHILDREN'S

THIRTEEN WAYS OF LOOKING AT A BLACK BOY

by Tony Medina

The fascinating illustrations matched with the dazzling imagery of Medina’s tanka make this a captivating release. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    STRUTTIN' WITH SOME BARBECUE

    DEC. 11, 2018

CHILDREN'S

STRUTTIN' WITH SOME BARBECUE

by Patricia Hruby Powell ; illustrated by Rachel Himes

Brimming with a contagious love of jazz and its first lady, this work brings down the house. Full review >

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