In 1964, living in Mississippi was like living in a foreign country.
A boy. A birthday. A dream of a better life far, far away.
"Leon's Story is a powerful, wonderful thing!" -- Nikki Giovanni
I remember that as a young boy I used to look in the mirror and I would curse my color, my...
This compelling story, powerfully and poignantly illustrated, is a memorable celebration of courage, hope, and unselfish love.
17 stories make up this unique collection of folktales brought to life by illustrations throughout the text.
An award winning, poignant novel in poems about a family coping with a father’s disappearance
The Coretta Scott King Award-winning novel, set in the 1940s segregated South, of a girl whose act of moral courage endangers her family.
Our sixteenth president is known for many things: he delivered the Emancipation Proclamation and the Gettysburg Address. He was tall and skinny and notoriously...
A favorite collection of thirty-five poems for and about black children celebrates the energy and joy of life.
"Martins' black-and-white drawings exude...
When General George Washington is elected the first President of the United States, his wife chooses young Oney Judge, a house slave who works as a seamstress...