Books Like Wakanda Forever
If you’re on the waiting list for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, here are some books to tide you over until your copy arrives! You can sign up for a free … Continued
Fantasies & Futures for Black History Month
One of the gifts of reading science fiction and fantasy is that it can show characters in alternate futures, finding paths of change and resistance in terrible circumstances. It can … Continued
Science Fiction for Kids
Whether traveling to distant planets or envisioning the future of our own world, science fiction sparks children’s curiosity and imagination while helping them to make sense of the world. From cats on the moon to freezing time, this list includes exciting chapter books and graphic novels that kids won’t be able to put down.
Reading Black Resistance
A book list to jump start Black History Month 2023.
Check out the YA graphic novel, “Topside” if you like sci-fi adventure and interesting characters.
Magical Schools for Extraordinary Teens
Get the school year off to a heroic start with these young adult and middle-grade fiction titles about magical schools and institutions for extraordinary teens- and no, they’re not the one you’re thinking of!
Check out this magical middle grade graphic novel to discover an amazing new world.
5 Favorite Summer Reads from CLP Staff
Summer is the perfect time to read — a time to catch up on all the books you’ve missed, go back to old favorites, and discover new ones.
President & Director Andrew Medlar’s Summer Picks
Summer Reading holds a special place in my heart, because from the year I was born I was always the first kid signed up for it at my neighborhood library. As an adult, that same holds true. Here are five books I loved the most this summer.
African American Identity & Everyday Life: Books for High School
The following stories present African American teens as leading characters.