Celebrates being Bold, All Bliss Boy, All Bad Boy Beast, Boy running, Boy Jumping, Boy Sitting Down, and being in Love With Being a Boy.
Though Black children contend with racism and oppression, they are children foremost, with all the laughter, friends, and school and family drama that entails. These books celebrate Black kids–from babies to middle schoolers–being kids.
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Zoe has never met her father because he has been in prison since just before she was born. She’s busy pursuing her goal of being on the Food Network Kids Bake Challenge when she gets a letter from him, right before her twelfth birthday, throwing her emotions and plans into disarray. You can also check out this title as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby, as eAudio on Hoopla, as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eBook on Hoopla.
Baby and his family make some jazzy music.
Ten middle-schoolers walk home from school. Ten lives, ten unique points of view, ten minds thinking of jokes, grandparents, boogers, money, fear, love, and skateboarding, among other things. And a school bus, falling from the sky. You can also check out this title as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby or as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.
When all of their special Saturday plans go awry, Ava and her mother still find a way to appreciate one another and their time together. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby, as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby, as video on Hoopla, as video with read along on Hoopla, as video in Spanish on Hoopla or as video with read along in Spanish on Hoopla.
Shy ten-year-old Cadence grapples with an overprotective father, a mother who’s skipped town to pursue stardom, and what to do when a recording of her amazing voice leaks before she’s ready to share it with the world.
Collection of poems with accompanying illustrations that celebrates the everyday life of Black boys.