• CHILDREN'S

    BEFORE SHE WAS HARRIET

    NOV. 7, 2017

CHILDREN'S

BEFORE SHE WAS HARRIET

by Lesa Cline-Ransome ; illustrated by James E. Ransome

A picture book more than worthy of sharing the shelf with Alan Schroeder and Jerry Pinkney’s Minty (1996) and Carole Boston... Full review >

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    THE ROOSTER WHO WOULD NOT BE QUIET!

    JAN. 31, 2017

CHILDREN'S

THE ROOSTER WHO WOULD NOT BE QUIET!

by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Eugene Yelchin

This subtle, modern multicultural tale is a must-have: “Kee-kee-ree-KEE!” Indeed! (Picture book. 4-9) Full review >

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    LETTERS TO A PRISONER

    SEPT. 15, 2017

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    THE WATCHER

    OCT. 9, 2017

CHILDREN'S

THE WATCHER

by Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by Bryan Collier

A sumptuous work filled with a deliciously wrapped center—perfect for classrooms, school, public, or church libraries, or... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    FLOWERS FOR SARAJEVO

    APRIL 1, 2017

CHILDREN'S

FLOWERS FOR SARAJEVO

by John McCutcheon ; illustrated by Kristy Caldwell

Beauty will always find a way to rise from violence, but this is a reminder all readers need. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    BLUE SKY WHITE STARS

    JUNE 13, 2017

CHILDREN'S

BLUE SKY WHITE STARS

by Sarvinder Naberhaus ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson

Naberhaus and Nelson give new life to Old Glory for the youngest of readers Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MARTÍ'S SONG FOR FREEDOM / MARTÍ Y SUS VERSOS POR LA LIBERTAD

    MAY 1, 2017

CHILDREN'S

MARTÍ'S SONG FOR FREEDOM / MARTÍ Y SUS VERSOS POR LA LIBERTAD

by Emma Otheguy ; illustrated by Beatriz Vidal ; translated by Adriana Domínguez

In bringing an important life back into the conversation during divided political times, this book spotlights a steadfast... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    SCHOMBURG

    SEPT. 12, 2017

CHILDREN'S

SCHOMBURG

by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez

A must-read for a deeper understanding of a well-connected genius who enriched the cultural road map for African-Americans... Full review >

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