All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom The Snowy Day The King of Kindergarten Stevie Ron's Big Mission Lullaby (for a Black Mother) Board Book Thank You, Omu! (Caldecott Honor Book)
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library I Am Enough Sulwe A Song for the Unsung: Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the 1963 March on Washington Tar Beach Last Stop on Market Street
All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut Happy to Be Nappy Let the Children March Hair Love Life Doesn't Frighten Me: A Poetry Picture Book
Carmela Full of Wishes Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Firebird The Day You Begin Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Carmela Full of Wishes Dream Big, Little One

29 Days of Reading For Black History Month

29 Days of Reading For Black History Month

By Drag Story Hour- Arizona
All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom

All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom

Angela Johnson and E. B. Lewis

$17.99 $16.73

Through the eyes of one little girl, All Different Now tells the story of the first Juneteenth, the day freedom finally came to the last of the slaves in the South. Since then, the observance of June 19 as African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. This stunning picture book includes notes from the author and illustrator, a timeline of important dates, and a glossary of relevant terms.

Carmela Full of Wishes

Carmela Full of Wishes

Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson

$18.99 $17.66

When Carmela wakes up on her birthday, her wish has already come true--she's finally old enough to join her big brother as he does the family errands. Together, they travel through their neighborhood, past the crowded bus stop, the fenced-off repair shop, and the panadería, until they arrive at the Laundromat, where Carmela finds a lone dandelion growing in the pavement. But before she can blow its white fluff away, her brother tells her she has to make a wish. If only she can think of just the right wish to make . . .

Change Sings: A Children's Anthem

Change Sings: A Children's Anthem

Amanda Gorman and Loren Long

$18.99 $17.66

In this stirring, much-anticipated picture book by presidential inaugural poet and activist Amanda Gorman, anything is possible when our voices join together. As a young girl leads a cast of characters on a musical journey, they learn that they have the power to make changes--big or small--in the world, in their communities, and in most importantly, in themselves.

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut

Derrick Barnes and Gordon C. James

$18.95 $17.62

This rhythmic, read-aloud title is an unbridled celebration of the self-esteem, confidence, and swagger boys feel when they leave the barber's chair--a tradition that places on their heads a figurative crown, beaming with jewels, that confirms their brilliance and worth and helps them not only love and accept themselves but also take a giant step toward caring how they present themselves to the world. The fresh cuts. That's where it all begins. Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut is a high-spirited, engaging salute to the beautiful, raw, assured humanity of black boys and how they see themselves when they approve of their reflections in the mirror.

The Day You Begin

The Day You Begin

Jacqueline Woodson and Rafael López

$18.99 $17.66

There are many reasons to feel different. Maybe it's how you look or talk, or where you're from; maybe it's what you eat, or something just as random. It's not easy to take those first steps into a place where nobody really knows you yet, but somehow you do it. Jacqueline Woodson's lyrical text and Rafael López's dazzling art reminds us that we all feel like outsiders sometimes-and how brave it is that we go forth anyway. And that sometimes, when we reach out and begin to share our stories, others will be happy to meet us halfway.

Dream Big, Little One

Dream Big, Little One

Vashti Harrison

$8.99 $8.36

This beautifully illustrated board book edition of instant bestseller Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History showcases women who changed the world and is the perfect goodnight book to inspire big dreams.

Firebird

Firebird

Misty Copeland and Christopher Myers

$18.99 $17.66

In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird.

Hair Love

Hair Love

Matthew A. Cherry and Vashti Harrison

$17.99 $16.73

It's up to Daddy to give his daughter an extra-special hair style in this ode to self-confidence and the love between fathers and daughters, from Academy-Award winning director and former NFL wide receiver Matthew A. Cherry and New York Times bestselling illustrator Vashti Harrison.

Happy to Be Nappy

Happy to Be Nappy

Bell Hooks

$8.99 $8.36

Happy with hair all short and strong. Happy with locks that twist and curl. Just all girl happy! Happy to be nappy hair! Nominated for an NAACP Image Award, here is a buoyantly fun read aloud brimming with playful -- and powerful -- affirmations.

Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

Ellen Levine and Kadir Nelson

$18.99 $17.66

A stirring, dramatic story of a slave who mails himself to freedom by a Jane Addams Peace Award-winning author and a Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist.

I Am Enough

I Am Enough

Grace Byers and Keturah A. Bobo

$19.99 $18.59

This gorgeous, lyrical ode to loving who you are, respecting others, and being kind to one another comes from Empire actor and activist Grace Byers and talented artist Keturah A. Bobo.

The King of Kindergarten

The King of Kindergarten

Derrick Barnes and Vanessa Brantley-Newton

$18.99 $17.66

A confident little boy takes pride in his first day of kindergarten, by the Newbery Honor-winning author of Crown.

Last Stop on Market Street

Last Stop on Market Street

Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson

$18.99 $17.66

Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma ride the bus across town. But today, CJ wonders why they don't own a car like his friend Colby. Why doesn't he have an iPod like the boys on the bus? How come they always have to get off in the dirty part of town? Each question is met with an encouraging answer from grandma, who helps him see the beauty--and fun--in their routine and the world around them.

Let the Children March

Let the Children March

Monica Clark-Robinson and Frank Morrison

$18.99 $17.66

In 1963 Birmingham, Alabama, thousands of African American children volunteered to march for their rights after hearing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speak. They protested the laws that kept black people separate from white people. Facing fear, hate, and danger, these children used their voices to change the world. Frank Morrison's emotive oil-on-canvas paintings bring this historical event to life, while Monica Clark-Robinson's moving and poetic words document this remarkable time.

Life Doesn't Frighten Me: A Poetry Picture Book

Life Doesn't Frighten Me: A Poetry Picture Book

Maya Angelou, Sara Jane Boyers, et al.

$21.99 $20.45

This brilliant introduction to poetry and contemporary art features brief biographies of Angelou and Basquiat and an afterword from the editor. A selected bibliography of Angelou's books and a selected museum listing of Basquiat's works open the door to further inspiration through the fine arts.

Lullaby (for a Black Mother) Board Book

Lullaby (for a Black Mother) Board Book

Langston Hughes and Sean Qualls

$8.99 $8.36

This beloved poem by Langston Hughes, illustrated by the award-winning Sean Qualls, is an irresistible celebration of the love between mother and baby, now available in board book format.

The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read

The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read

Rita Lorraine Hubbard and Oge Mora

$18.99 $17.66

In 1848, Mary Walker was born into slavery. At age 15, she was freed, and by age 20, she was married and had her first child. By age 68, she had worked numerous jobs, including cooking, cleaning, babysitting, and selling sandwiches to raise money for her church. At 114, she was the last remaining member of her family. And at 116, she learned to read.

Ron's Big Mission

Ron's Big Mission

Corinne Naden, Rose Blue, et al.

$18.99 $17.66

Nine-year-old Ron loves going to the Lake City Public Library to look through all the books on airplanes and flight. Today, Ron is ready to take out books by himself. But in the segregated world of South Carolina in the 1950s, Ron's obtaining his own library card is not just a small rite of passage--it is a young man's first courageous mission.

Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library

Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library

Carole Boston Weatherford and Eric Velasquez

$9.99 $9.29

"Where is our historian to give us our side?" Arturo asked. Amid the scholars, poets, authors, and artists of the Harlem Renaissance stood an Afro-Puerto Rican named Arturo Schomburg. This law clerk's life's passion was to collect books, letters, music, and art from Africa and the African diaspora and bring to light the achievements of people of African descent through the ages. When Schomburg's collection became so big it began to overflow his house (and his wife threatened to mutiny), he turned to the New York Public Library, where he created and curated a collection that was the cornerstone of a new Negro Division. A century later, his groundbreaking collection, known as the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, has become a beacon to scholars all over the world.

The Snowy Day

The Snowy Day

Ezra Jack Keats

$8.99 $8.36

In 1962, a little boy named Peter put on his snowsuit and stepped out of his house and into the hearts of millions of readers. Universal in its appeal, this story beautifully depicts a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever. The quiet fun and sweetness of Peter's small adventures in the deep, deep snow is perfect for reading together on a cozy winter day.

A Song for the Unsung: Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the 1963 March on Washington

A Song for the Unsung: Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the 1963 March on Washington

Rob Sanders, Carole Boston Weatherford, et al.

$19.99 $18.59

A singular, richly illustrated picture book biography of Bayard Rustin, the gay Black man behind the March on Washington of 1963, by the acclaimed authors of Unspeakable: the Tulsa Race Massacre and Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag.

Stevie

Stevie

John Steptoe

$7.99 $7.43

Robert is an only child who never had to share his toys with anyone. He's never had to worry about someone messing with his stuff or following him around. But when his mother starts watching a kid named Stevie, all of that changes. Now Robert has to share his space, his time, and his parents with Stevie. Then one day Stevie moves away. Robert thinks that life will finally return to normal, but something else happens. Something Robert never expected: Robert misses Stevie.

Sulwe

Sulwe

Lupita Nyong'o and Vashti Harrison

$17.99 $16.73

Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family. She is darker than anyone in her school. Sulwe just wants to be beautiful and bright, like her mother and sister. Then a magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything.

Tar Beach

Tar Beach

Faith Ringgold

$8.99 $8.36

Cassie Louise Lightfoot has a dream: to be free to go wherever she wants for the rest of her life. One night, up on "tar beach," the rooftop of her family's Harlem apartment building, her dreams come true. The stars lift her up, and she flies over the city, claiming the buildings and the city as her own.

Thank You, Omu! (Caldecott Honor Book)

Thank You, Omu! (Caldecott Honor Book)

Oge Mora

$18.99 $17.66

Everyone in the neighborhood dreams of a taste of Omu's delicious stew! One by one, they follow their noses toward the scrumptious scent. And one by one, Omu offers a portion of her meal. Soon the pot is empty. Has she been so generous that she has nothing left for herself?