The littlest readers can learn about Martin Luther King, Jr., in this board book version of the New York Times bestselling Ordinary People Change the World biography.
"Contagiously upbeat, joyful, and positive . . .
From the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., the inspiring minister and civil rights activist.
Little Martin grew up in a family of preachers: his dad was a preacher, his uncle was a preacher, his grandfather was a preacher…so maybe he’d become a great preacher too.$17.99ISBN: 9781534425361Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019
A New York Times bestseller!
Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes a powerful, moving picture book about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.
Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family.$17.99ISBN: 9780525516095Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 6th, 2019
Just in time for the 120th anniversary of the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing"--this stirring book celebrates the Black National Anthem and how it inspired five generations of a family.
Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us.
Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us.$18.99ISBN: 9780823443314Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Neal Porter Books - August 27th, 2019
Much has been written about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the 1963 March on Washington. But there's little on his legendary speech and how he came to write it. Find out more in this gripping book with illustrations by Caldecott Medalist Jerry Pinkney.
Winner of the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children
Selected for the Texas Bluebonnet Master List$4.99ISBN: 9781524772352Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - December 31st, 2019
Learn about the abolitionist Frederick Douglass and his fight for freedom in this Step 3 Biography Reader!$11.99ISBN: 9781786275073Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Laurence King Publishing - October 1st, 2019
This Maya Angelou children's book is a perfect introduction to one of the world's most famous writers.$7.99ISBN: 9780593124048Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019
Meet history's game changers! This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level.$17.99ISBN: 9780316475143Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 19th, 2019Author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history in this #1 New York Times bestseller.$5.99ISBN: 9781465485427Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: DK Children - October 1st, 2019
In this kids' biography, discover the inspiring story of Harriet Tubman, a fearless activist and abolitionist who helped free many slaves.$16.99ISBN: 9781338282801Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - September 3rd, 2019An incredible memoir from Sharon Robinson about one of the most important years of the civil rights movement.$11.99ISBN: 9781941367513Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Downtown Bookworks - February 18th, 2020
A Black Woman Did That! spotlights vibrant, inspiring black women whose accomplishments have changed the world for the better.
A Black Woman Did That! is a celebration of strong, resilient, innovative, and inspiring women of color.$18.99ISBN: 9780525645818Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020
Published in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, discover over fifty remarkable African American women whose unique skills and contributions paved the way for the next generation of young people. Perfect for fans of Rad Women Worldwide, Women in Science, and Girls Think of Everything.$18.99ISBN: 9781368045247Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 14th, 2020Inspired by the #SayHerName campaign launched by the African American Policy Forum, these poems pay tribute to victims of police brutality as well as the activists insisting that Black Lives Matter. Elliott engages poets from the past two centuries to create a chorus of voices celebrating the creativity, resilience, and courage of Black women and girls.$9.99ISBN: 9781338309850Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Nonfiction - December 26th, 2019A classic and highly acclaimed biography of civil rights activist Malcolm X, ever more relevant for today's readers.$18.99ISBN: 9781338323481Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Focus - January 7th, 2020A thrilling and incisive examination of the post-Reconstruction era struggle for and suppression of African American voting rights in the United States.
Following the Civil War, the Reconstruction era raised a new question to those in power in the US: Should African Americans, so many of them former slaves, be granted the right to vote?
$17.99ISBN: 9781681198040Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury YA - January 14th, 2020
From acclaimed author Tonya Bolden comes the story of a teen girl becoming a woman on her own terms against the backdrop of widespread social change in the early 1900s.
$27.99ISBN: 9780062913722Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Amistad - December 10th, 2019
A ferociously talented writer makes his stunning debut with this richly woven tapestry, set in a small Nova Scotia town settled by former slaves, that depicts several generations of one family bound together and torn apart by blood, faith, time, and fate.
Vogue : Best Books to Read This Winter$17.99ISBN: 9781250193179Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Griffin - February 4th, 2020
"You'll be swept away by the passion and power of this remarkable, trailblazing woman who risked everything to follow her own heart." – Kristin Hannah, #1 New York Times bestselling author
"An epic page-turner." – Christina Baker Kline$27.99ISBN: 9781250298454Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Forge Books - January 21st, 2020
"Stunning. ... Family is at the core of Remembrance, the breathtaking debut novel by Rita Woods." -- The Boston Globe. This breakout historical debut with modern resonance is perfect for the many fans of The Underground Railroad and Orphan Train.$35.00ISBN: 9781524761738Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarkson Potter - November 5th, 2019
“A celebration of African American cuisine right now, in all of its abundance and variety.”—Tejal Rao, The New York Times
$18.00ISBN: 9781984855053Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Modern Library - September 24th, 2019
A riveting collection of the hardships, hairbreadth escapes, and mortal struggles of enslaved people seeking freedom: These are the true stories of the Underground Railroad.
Featuring a powerful introduction by Ta-Nehisi Coates$27.95ISBN: 9780807033555Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Beacon Press - February 4th, 2020
A vibrant and empowering history that emphasizes the perspectives and stories of African American women to show how they are—and have always been—instrumental in shaping our country$27.00ISBN: 9781501169434Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 37 Ink - October 15th, 2019
A gripping and true story about five boys who were kidnapped in the North and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South—and their daring attempt to escape and bring their captors to justice, reminiscent of Twelve Years a Slave and Never Caught.$28.00ISBN: 9781501162152Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - February 4th, 2020
Discover the astonishing, inspirational, and largely unknown true story of the eighteen African American athletes who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, defying the racism of both Nazi Germany and the Jim Crow South.
Set against the turbulent backdrop of a segregated United States, sixteen black men and two black women are torn between boycotting the Olympic Games in Nazi Ger$28.00ISBN: 9781451645132Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - February 4th, 2020
“For almost two decades, investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell doggedly pursued the Klansmen responsible for some of the most notorious murders of the civil rights movement. This book is his amazing story.$16.99ISBN: 9781628728293Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Arcade - February 11th, 2020
The classic collection of major speeches, now bundled with an audio download of Malcolm X delivering two of them.
Malcolm X remains a touchstone figure for black America and in American culture at large. He gave African Americans not only their consciousness but their history, dignity, and a new pride.$18.99ISBN: 9781984856920Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ten Speed Press - January 14th, 2020
A powerful illustrated history of the Great Migration and its sweeping impact on Black and American culture, from Reconstruction to the rise of hip hop.$16.95ISBN: 9781616209551Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Algonquin Books - November 5th, 2019
“Dovey Johnson Roundtree set a new path for women and proved that the vision and perseverance of a single individual can turn the tides of history.”
—Michelle Obama$28.95ISBN: 9781631495694Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Liveright - February 11th, 2020
How the automobile fundamentally changed African American life—the basis of a major PBS documentary by Ric Burns.
$28.99ISBN: 9780062666970Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - January 7th, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER$21.99ISBN: 9781624149481Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Page Street Publishing - January 28th, 2020
Simple Plant–Based Bowls to Nourish Your Body and Soul$24.99ISBN: 9781592339075Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Fair Winds Press - January 7th, 2020If you've always loved the idea of meal prepping, but never felt ready to begin, you've come to the right place.$24.99ISBN: 9781419734410Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harry N. Abrams - January 7th, 2020$35.00ISBN: 9781250262882Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - January 7th, 2020
Jamie Oliver, one of the bestselling cookbook authors of all time, is back with brilliantly easy, delicious, and flavor-packed vegetable recipes.
This edition has been adapted for the US market. It was originally published in the UK under the title Veg.$28.00ISBN: 9781984820150Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ballantine Books - January 21st, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home.$25.99ISBN: 9780062915795Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Amistad - January 14th, 2020
From “one of the greatest writers of our time” (Toni Morrison)—the author of Barracoon and Their Eyes Were Watching God—a collection of remarkable stories, including eight “lost” Harlem Renaissance tales now available to a wide audience for the first time.
$16.00ISBN: 9781250234957Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Picador - December 31st, 2019
A Southern Living Best New Book of Winter 2019; A Refinery29 Best Book of January 2019; A Most Anticipated Book of 2019 at The Week, Huffington Post, Nylon, and Lit Hub; An Indie Next Pick for January 2019$19.99ISBN: 9781941367995Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Downtown Bookworks - December 17th, 2019
This visually stunning book is an exploration of unique trees—from the tallest Sequoia in California, to a very special forest in India, to a lone Acacia in the Sahara desert—offering a window into different culture around the world.
Spectacular art enhances twenty fascinating stories about unique species, traditions, and the people who both nurture and destroy differe
$18.00ISBN: 9780802148803Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grove Press - December 17th, 2019
A masterful debut novel by Plimpton Prize winner Isabella Hammad, The Parisian illuminates a pivotal period of Palestinian history through the journey and romances of one young man, from his studies in France during World War I to his return to Palestine at the dawn of its battle for independence.$16.00ISBN: 9781945551642Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Prospect Park Books - December 3rd, 2019
When a controversial celebrity rabbi drops dead over his matzoh ball soup at the famed Canter's Deli in Los Angeles, retired private eye Amos Parisman-- a sixtyish, no-nonsense Jewish detective who lives with his addled wife in Park La Brea--is hired by the temple's board to make sure everything is kosher.$25.99ISBN: 9780062915030Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dey Street Books - December 30th, 2019
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“An incredible, compelling read. It covers an astonishing amount of ground with basic simplicity and good humor. A masterful starting point for any investor. Tina Hay is a wizard.”—Ben Stein, economist, author, actor and commentator$17.99ISBN: 9781538760529Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - December 3rd, 2019The USA TODAY bestseller is now in paperback with a new chapter on Global Warming!$19.99ISBN: 9781787134225Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Quadrille Publishing - December 3rd, 2019
Turning down a drink isn't easy. Not only do you have to deal with your own needs and desires for that chilled and glistening glass of white, you also have to tackle the: "Why aren't you drinking?" "Are you pregnant?" "Go on... just one!" And the worst one of all: "You're no fun without a drink!"
$11.99ISBN: 9781984816399Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - December 24th, 2019
This bright book by the creator of Love Makes a Family celebrates acts of kindness big and small.$14.99ISBN: 9781328488992Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - December 17th, 2019With charming art and poetry, this honest primer on friendship, and companion to The Thank You Book, captures the many ways friendships are formed and what it means to be a friend.
Elayna's Favorite Books of 2019!$25.95ISBN: 9780393241020Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - January 29th, 2019
"How do we become who we are in the world? We ask the world to teach us."$25.95ISBN: 9780393651645Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - February 12th, 2019
A young woman leaves Appalachia for life as a classical musician—or so she thinks.$27.00ISBN: 9781538745823Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - August 6th, 2019
"The Secret Life of Pets meets The Walking Dead" in this big-hearted, boundlessly beautiful romp through the Apocalypse and the world that comes after, where a foul-mouthed crow is humanity's only chance to survive Seattle's zombie problem. (Karen Joy Fowler, PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves)$24.95ISBN: 9780385537070Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Doubleday - July 16th, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST
ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S 10 BEST FICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE
WINNER OF THE KIRKUS PRIZE
LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD$24.99ISBN: 9781250224774Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - October 8th, 2019
Shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award
From White Review Short Story Prize winner Julia Armfield, a brilliant, provocative debut story collection for fans of Carmen Maria Machado and Kelly Link.$28.00ISBN: 9781101907146Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hogarth - March 26th, 2019
“A dazzling debut, establishing Namwali Serpell as a writer on the world stage.”—Salman Rushdie, The New York Times Book Review
$26.95ISBN: 9780393609455Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - May 7th, 2019
A spine-chilling saga of virulent racism, human folly, and the ultimate triumph of scientific progress.$29.99ISBN: 9780062060877Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harper - March 12th, 2019
A blend of Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel and Simon Winchester’s Pacific, a thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote Pacific, where they came from, how they got there, and how we know.$35.00ISBN: 9780735219847Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Avery - April 2nd, 2019
The ultimate guide for cooking outrageously delicious, vegetable-packed meals every day of the week, from bestselling author of The Love & Lemons Cookbook.