Picture Books

I am enough book cover

I am enough

Grace Byers

jE Byers
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

Shares a story of loving who you are, respecting others and being kind to one another.

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A girl like me

Angela Johnson

jE Johnson
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

"Empower young readers to embrace their individuality, reject societal limitations, and follow their dreams. This inspiring picture book brings together a poem by acclaimed author Angela Johnson and Nina Crews's distinctive photocollage illustrations to celebrate girls of color" --

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Overground railroad book cover

Overground railroad

Lesa Cline-Ransome

jE Cline-Ransome
Picture Books, Black History, Black Lives Matter

"A girl named Ruth Anne tells the story of her family's train journey from North Carolina to New York City as part of the Great Migration"--

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The youngest marcher : the story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a young civil rights activist book cover

The youngest marcher : the story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a young civil rights activist

Cynthia Levinson

jE Levinson
Picture Books, Black History, Black Lives Matter

Presents the life of nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks who became the youngest known child to be arrested for picketing against Birmingham segregation practices in 1963.

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That is my dream! : a picture book of Langston Hughes's "Dream variation" book cover

That is my dream! : a picture book of Langston Hughes's "Dream variation"

Langston Hughes

jE Hughes
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

"Dream Variation," one of Langston Hughes's most celebrated poems, about the dream of a world free of discrimination and racial prejudice, is now a picture book stunningly illustrated by Daniel Miyares...An African-American boy faces the harsh reality of segregation and racial prejudice, but he dreams of a different life--one full of freedom, hope, and wild possibility, where he can fling his arms wide in the face of the sun"--

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Blue sky white stars book cover

Blue sky white stars

Sarvinder Naberhaus

eBOOK
Picture Books

"A stirring poetic tribute to the beauty and wonder of America's symbols, history, landscape"--

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Hey black child book cover

Hey black child

Useni Eugene Perkins

jE Perkins
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

"A lyrical, empowering poem that celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young ones to dream big and achieve their goals"--

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This is the Rope book cover

This is the Rope

Angela Joy

jE Joy
Picture Books

"A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on"--

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Black is a rainbow color book cover

Black is a rainbow color

Angela Joy

jE Joy
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter

"A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on"--

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The roots of rap : 16 bars on the 4 pillars of hip-hop book cover

The roots of rap : 16 bars on the 4 pillars of hip-hop

Carole Boston Weatherford

jE Weatherford
Picture Books, Black Lives Matter, Black History

Presents the history of hip-hop including how it evolved from folktales, spirituals, and poetry, to the showmanship of James Brown, to the culture of graffiti art and breakdancing that formed around the art form.

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