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Children and Young Tweens

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I'M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL!

$14.99

I'M A PRETTY LITTLE BLACK GIRL! introduces adorable Mia, who wakes with her hair "just-a-going every which-a-ways!" With her abundant energy and joy leading the way, readers follow Mia as she plays with her friends who are all shades, shapes, and sizes...

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JAMAICA IS THANKFUL

$16.00

Jamaica's friend Kristin cannot keep her new kitten and hopes that Jamaica will be able to give her a good home. However, Jamaica's brother is allergic to cats. In the end, Jamaica and Kristin realize they should be thankful for everything they already...

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JUNETEENTH FOR MAZIE

$15.95

Mazie is ready to celebrate liberty. She is ready to celebrate freedom. She is ready to celebrate a great day in American history. The day her ancestors were no longer slaves. Mazie remembers the struggles and the triumph, as she gets ready to celebrate...

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KIESHA'S KWANZAA

$7.99

Kiesha doesn't understand what is happening to her family. Papa hides behind the newspaper at dinner time. Her big brother Derrick is grumpy and gets into trouble all the time. And Mama just seems unhappy. If not for her precious library books, Kiesha...

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LET THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN

$7.99

A stunning repackage of a companion to Mildred D. Taylor'sRoll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, with cover art by two-time Caldecott Honor Award winner Kadir Nelson!  It is a frightening and turbulent time for the Logan family. First, their friend T.J. must go...

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LIES AND OTHER TALL TALES (PB)

$6.99

Back in the day, there were liars who could lie so good, you didn't even want to know the truth. And we have Zora Neale Hurston to thank for collecting their stories. In lies, Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor artist Christopher Myers has...

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Manhood

$12.95

Manhood is an easy read and unique insight of one man's journey to 'Manhood'. The author, Sundiata L. Sims, shares the stages of growth and development in a series of comprehensive, relatable experiences. Every young man needs a copy of this book to...

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MAX AND THE TAG-ALONG MOON

$8.99

Experience the wonder of the moon following you home with a Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator! Great for Father's Day and Grandparent's Day!   Max loves his grandpa. When they must say good-bye after a visit, Grandpa promises Max that the moon...

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MOSES

$15.99

Ages 5-8We know Harriet Tubman as the Moses of her people. The quintessential American hero, Tubman guided enslaved Africans along the Underground Railroad — a loose network of racially diverse helpers and top secret hideouts — from bondage of the South...

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MY FRIEND MAYA LOVES TO DANCE

$16.95

Ages 4-8Publisher Comments: A young narrator tells readers about her friend Maya, who absolutely loves to dance. In this rhyming picture book, Maya attends a lively dance class. She can't get enough of dance: the costumes, the grand entrances, the...

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NAPPY

$14.99

Nappy is a humorous and delightfully illustrated children's story containing a powerful message about history, heritage, and high self-esteem. Though joyful and lighthearted, the book is an educational tool for parents, teachers and older children with...

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ONE LOVE

$16.99

Adapted from one of Bob Marley's most beloved songs, One Love brings the joyful spirit and unforgettable lyrics of his music to life for a new generation. Readers will delight in dancing to the beat and feeling the positive groove of change when one girl...

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PATINA (TRACK #2)

$16.99

A National Book Award Finalist for Young People s Literature.  Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel of a brand-new series from Coretta Scott...

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SPIT IT SO ELOQUENTLY

$15.00

Special Order Item: Make take up to 1 to 2 weeks to ship"This collection represents a manifestation of various thought-provoking views and ideas regarding certain topics germane to us all. No matter where you are in life, this book will undoubtedly...

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STELLA BY STARLIGHT

$8.99

When the Ku Klux Klan's unwelcome reappearance rattles Stella's segregated southern town, bravery battles prejudice in this New York Times bestselling Depression-era "novel that soars" ( The New York Times Book Review) that School Library Journal called...

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SUNNY (TRACK #3)

$16.99

Sunny tries to shine despite his troubled past in this third novel in the critically acclaimed Track series from National Book Award finalist Jason Reynolds. Ghost. Patina. Sunny. Lu. Four kids from wildly different backgrounds, with personalities that...

THE RING BEARER

$16.99 $10.00

Jackson's mama is getting married, and he gets to be the ring bearer. But Jackson is worried . . . What if he trips? Or walks too slowly? And what about his new stepsister, Sophie? She's supposed to be the flower girl, but Jackson's not sure she's taking...