Poetry

Change Sings

Change Sings

Publisher Description A lyrical picture book debut from inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long “I can hear change humming In its loudest, proudest song. I don’t fear change coming, And so I sing...

Chlorine Sky

Chlorine Sky

Publisher Description A novel-in-verse about a young girl coming-of-age and stepping out of the shadow of her former best friend. Perfect for readers of Elizabeth Acevedo and Nikki Grimes. “Mahogany L. Browne’s debut YA ia an absolute masterpiece. It will leave you...

FRY BREAD: A Native American Family Story

FRY BREAD: A Native American Family Story

Publisher Description Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner “A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff.” —The New York Times Book Review Told in lively and powerful verse by...

Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir

Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir

Publisher Description A Michael L. Printz Honor Book A Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book A Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Honor Book Arnold Adoff Poetry Award for Teens Six Starred Reviews — ★Booklist ★BCCB ★The Horn Book ★Publishers Weekly ★School Library...

Brown Sugar Babe

Brown Sugar Babe

Publisher Description Brown is beautiful. Brown is powerful! “This is the book I want to give to my future daughter.” —Black Nerd Problems Perfect for fans of Hair Love and Antiracist Baby, this lyrically written, stunningly illustrated picture book is a love letter...

My Baby Loves Halloween

My Baby Loves Halloween

Publisher Description The perfect Halloween gift for your baby or toddler!  With My Baby Loves Halloween, celebrate all the lovely things that Baby discovers about Halloween: Baby loves the crisp autumn air.  Baby loves candles in pumpkins that grin.  Baby loves...

My Baby Loves Christmas

My Baby Loves Christmas

Publisher Description In the My Baby Loves Christmas board book, celebrate all the lovely things that baby discovers about Christmas. Baby loves candy canes wrapped in bows. Baby loves jingle bells. Baby loves snow. . . . Celebrate all the lovely things that Baby...

My Baby Loves Valentine’s Day

My Baby Loves Valentine’s Day

Publisher Description The perfect Valentine's gift for your baby or toddler!  In My Baby Loves Valentine's Day, celebrate all the lovely things that Baby discovers about Valentines Day: Baby loves hearts made of paper and lace.  Baby loves kisses and a loving embrace....

Life Doesn’t Frighten Me

Life Doesn’t Frighten Me

Publisher Description Maya Angelou’s unforgettable poem is matched with the daring art of Jean-Michel Basquiat in this powerful ode to courage Shadows on the wall Noises down the hall Life doesn't frighten me at all Maya Angelou's brave, defiant poem celebrates the...

I Am Loved: A Poetry Collection

I Am Loved: A Poetry Collection

Publisher Description Newbery Award honoree Ashley Bryan has hand-selected a dozen of National Book Award winner Nikki Giovanni’s poems to illustrate with his inimitable flourish. There is nothing more important to a child than to feel loved, and this gorgeous...

Before She Was Harriet

Before She Was Harriet

Publisher Description An evocative poem and stunning watercolors come together to honor an American heroine in a Coretta Scott King Honor and Christopher Award-winning picture book. We know her today as Harriet Tubman, but in her lifetime she was called by many names....

House Without Walls

House Without Walls

Publisher Description "A moving and thought-provoking picture of a refugee experience filled with both tragedy and hope."--School Library Journal For most people, home is a place with four walls. It's a place to eat, sleep, rest, and live. For a refugee, the concept...

Clap When You Land

Clap When You Land

Publisher Description In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our...

The Poet X

The Poet X

Publisher Description Winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Pura Belpré Award! Fans of Jacqueline Woodson, Meg Medina, and Jason Reynolds will fall hard for this astonishing New York...

Hey There Black Child

Hey There Black Child

Publisher Description Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins. Hey Black child, Do you know who you are? Who really are?Do you...

Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets

Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets

Publisher Description The 2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner A Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Honoree’s New York Times best-selling ode to poets who have sparked a sense of wonder. Out of gratitude for the poet’s art form, Newbery Award–winning author...

This Is the Rope: A Story From the Great Migration

This Is the Rope: A Story From the Great Migration

Publisher Description Jacqueline Woodson--New York Times Bestselling, National Book Award and Newbery Honor winning author--writes a rich story of a family adapting to change as they hold on to the past and embrace the future. With Coretta Scott King Award-winning...

All Because You Matter

All Because You Matter

Publisher Description A lyrical, heart-lifting love letter to Black and brown children everywhere: reminding them how much they matter, that they have always mattered, and they always will, from powerhouse rising star author Tami Charles and esteemed, award-winning...