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Our table —Reynolds, Peter H. (Peter Hamilton), 1961- author, illustrator.

"Violet longs for the time when her family was connected: before life, distractions, and technology pulled them all away from each other. They used to gather at the table, with food and love, to make memories, share thei...

Queen & Slim

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman, are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police of...

Jabari tries —Cornwall, Gaia, author, illustrator.
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2020
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Jabari is inventing a machine that will fly all the way across the yard! But making it go from CRASH to WHOOSH will take grit, patience, and maybe even a little help from his sister. Jabari is making a flying machine in...

Glow —Forman, Ruth, author.

"This simple, playful, and elegant board book stars a young boy who joyfully celebrates his dark skin with a bright moon at the end of a perfect day."--Amazon.

The proudest color! —Modir, Sheila, author.

Zahra sees the world in vivid colors. When kids at school tell her she's different because of the color of her skin, she doesn't know how to feel, but her mother tells her to feel proud.

Wood could —Stone, Tiffany, 1967- author.

"An imaginative girl in the forest knows that the piece of wood she finds could be a unicorn or a ship or a ladder. But Wood would rather be sleeping like a log"--Amazon.ca.

When Langston dances —Langley, Kaija, author.

Inspired by watching a performance of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company, a young black boy longs to dance and enrolls in ballet school.

The real Santa —Redd, Nancy Amanda, author.

It's not Christmas without Santa! But what does Santa truly look like? Does he match the figurines on the mantel, or the faces on our favorite holiday sweaters? Does he look like you or like me?

Lola sleeps over —McQuinn, Anna, author.

"Lola is excited for her first-ever sleepover at her cousin Hani's house where together they play, learn, and try new things"--Provided by publisher.

Your house will pay : a novel —Cha, Steph, author.

In the wake of the police shooting of a black teenager, Los Angeles is as tense as its been since the unrest of the early 1990s. Protests and vigils are being staged all over the city. Its in this dangerous tinderbox tha...

Roll of thunder, hear my cry —Taylor, Mildred D.

A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.

Nightjohn —Paulsen, Gary.

Twelve-year-old Sarny's brutal life as a slave becomes even more dangerous when a newly arrived slave offers to teach her how to read.

If Beale Street could talk : a novel —Baldwin, James, 1924-1987, author.

Tish and Fonny have pledged to get married, but Fonny is falsely accused of a terrible crime and imprisoned. Their families set out to clear his name, and as they face an uncerain future, the young lovers experience a ka...

Chains —Anderson, Laurie Halse.

After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

Barefoot : escape on the underground railroad —Edwards, Pamela Duncan.

In the forest, a group of animals help a runaway slave escape his pursuers.

The journey of Little Charlie —Curtis, Christopher Paul, author.

When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have sto...

The land —Taylor, Mildred D.

After the Civil War Paul, the son of a white father and a black mother, finds himself caught between the two worlds of colored folks and white folks as he pursues his dream of owning land of his own.

The Pox party —Anderson, M. T.

Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to a...

You should see me in a crown —Johnson, Leah (Young adult author), author.

Liz Lighty has always done her best to avoid the spotlight in her small, wealthy, and prom-obsessed midwestern high school, after all, her family is black and rather poor, especially since her mother died; instead she ha...

Roots

The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the...

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