Black Lives Matter

Max and the tag-along moon book cover

Max and the tag-along moon

Floyd Cooper

jE Cooper
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

When Max leaves his grandfather's house, the moon follows him all the way home, just as Grandpa promised it would.

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Farmer Will Allen and the growing table book cover

Farmer Will Allen and the growing table

Jacqueline Briggs Martin

jE Martin
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

The story of former basketball star and current urban farmer and activist, Will Allen, whose vision of gardening from abandoned urban sites led to a grassroots feeding craze.

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Knock knock : my dad's dream for me book cover

Knock knock : my dad's dream for me

Daniel Beaty

jE Beaty
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

"A boy wakes up one morning to find his father gone. At first, he feels lost. But his father has left him a letter filled with advice to guide him through the times he cannot be there"--

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Firebird book cover

Firebird

Misty Copeland

jE Copeland
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.

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Benny doesn't like to be hugged book cover

Benny doesn't like to be hugged

Zetta Elliott

jE Elliott
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

"A little girl uses rhyming verse to describe the unique traits of her autistic friend."--Back cover.

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Big Papa and the time machine book cover

Big Papa and the time machine

Daniel Bernstrom

jE Bernstro
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

Discover the true meaning of being brave in this tender and whimsical picture book from Daniel Bernstrom (One Day in the Eucalytus, Eucalyptus Tree) and Shane Evans (Chocolate Me!) that follows a grandfather and grandson who travel through time in a beloved 1952 Ford.

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Lola gets a cat book cover

Lola gets a cat

Anna McQuinn

jE Mcquinn
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter, Diverse Characters, Animals

More than anything Lola would like a cat, but first she must learn how to care for it.

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I love the Lola and Leo books by Anna McQuinn and Rosalind Beardshaw. The books in these two series are always the perfect size and length for lap or small group sharing with toddlers. -Casey

Don't touch my hair! book cover

Don't touch my hair!

Sharee Miller

eBOOK
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

Aria loves her soft and bouncy hair, but must go to extremes to avoid people who touch it without permission until, finally, she speaks up. Includes author's note.

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Brown baby lullaby book cover

Brown baby lullaby

Tameka Fryer Brown

eBOOK
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

An illustrated lullaby featuring a busy, independent, beloved brown baby being prepared for bedtime.

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In your hands book cover

In your hands

Carole Boston Weatherford

jE Weatherf
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

"A prayer from mother to son that he will always in safe hands"--

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