When Sadiq's father leaves on a business trip, he worries he'll miss his baba too much. But Baba has a story for Sadiq: the story of the Desert Star. Learning about Baba's passion for the stars sparks Sadiq's interest in outer space. But can Sadiq find others who are willing to help him start the space club of his dreams?
"Dyamonde, a third grader, has "wild-crazy hair," is "skinnier than half a toothpick" and is more than equal to the challenge of entering the crowded field of confident grade school heroines."—New York Times
“A poignant, necessary entry into the children’s literary canon, Root Magic brings to life the history and culture of Gullah people while highlighting the timeless plight of Black Americans.
From two heavy-hitters in children's literature comes a critically acclaimed biographical novel of cultural icon Muhammad Ali.*"This utterly delightful story about Ali's childhood is a smash hit."--School Library Journal (starred review)Five starred reviews!$16.99ISBN: 9780358129417Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Versify - October 20th, 2020In this new Legendary Alston Boys adventure from Edgar-nominated author Lamar Giles, Otto and Sheed must embark on their most dangerous journey yet, bringing a fugitive to justice in a world that mirrors their own but has its own rules to play by.
Unlike the majority of Logan County's residents, Missus Nedraw of the Rorrim Mirror Emporium remembers the time freeze from$8.99ISBN: 9781368042413Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 22nd, 2020Winner of a Coretta Scott King Author HonorBest-selling author Rick Riordan presents Kwame Mbalia's epic fantasy, a middle grade American Gods set in a richly-imagined world populated with African American folk heroes and West African gods.$8.99ISBN: 9780544935204Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019New York Times bestseller ∙ Newbery Medal Winner ∙Coretta Scott King Honor Award ∙2015 YALSA 2015 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults∙ 2015 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers ∙Publishers Weekly Best Book ∙ School Library Journal Best Book∙ Kirkus Best Book
"A beautifully mea$16.99ISBN: 9781547600564Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 28th, 2020
From Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Renée Watson comes the first book in a young middle grade series about Ryan Hart, a ten-year-old girl who is pure spirit, kindness, and sunshine.$7.99ISBN: 9781481450164Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017
A National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature.
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.
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 the acclaimed Track series from Coretta Scott Ki$7.95ISBN: 9781616205928Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Algonquin Young Readers - April 26th, 2016Corinne La Mer claims she isn’t afraid of anything. Not scorpions, not the boys who tease her, and certainly not jumbies. They’re just tricksters made up by parents to frighten their children. Then one night Corinne chases an agouti all the way into the forbidden forest, and shining yellow eyes follow her to the edge of the trees. They couldn’t belong to a jumbie.$7.99ISBN: 9780062215932Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Quill Tree Books - May 8th, 2018
From beloved Newbery Honor winner and three-time Coretta Scott King Award winner Rita Williams-Garcia comes a powerful and heartfelt novel about loss, family, and love that will appeal to fans of Jason Reynolds and Kwame Alexander.$7.99ISBN: 9781681191102Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - September 8th, 2020
From Newbery Honor- and Coretta Scott King Author Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Renée Watson comes a heartwarming and inspiring novel for middle schoolers about finding deep roots and exploring the past, the present, and the places that make us who we are.$8.99ISBN: 9780440413288Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Yearling - January 8th, 2002
The Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award-winning classic about a boy who decides to hit the road to find his father—from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of The Watsons Go To Birmingham—1963, a Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree.
$8.99ISBN: 9780440414124Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Yearling - September 8th, 1997
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree about an unforgettable family on a road-trip during one of the most important times in the civil rights movement.$6.99ISBN: 9781524770488Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Yearling - August 13th, 2019
The dragon's out of the bag in this diverse, young urban fantasy from an award-winning author--with two starred reviews!$7.99ISBN: 9780316224857Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2016A magical coming-of-age story from Coretta Scott King honor author Jewell Parker Rhodes, rich with Southern folklore, friendship, family, fireflies and mermaids, plus an environmental twist.
$8.99ISBN: 9780062662378Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - November 29th, 2016
The uplifting, amazing true story—a New York Times bestseller!
This edition of Margot Lee Shetterly’s acclaimed book is perfect for young readers. It's the powerful story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest moments in our space program.$8.99ISBN: 9780316247825Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2015$7.99ISBN: 9780062875860Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 5th, 2021
Amazon Best Book of the Month * #1 Kids Indie Next List * Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year * Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book of the Year * SLJ Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Best Book of the Year * Junior Library Guild Selection * Four Starred Reviews<