YOU SO BLACK - A CELEBRATION OF BLACK STORIES 2023

The (Young) Antiracist's Workbook: Questions for Changemakers By Ibram X. Kendi, Nic Stone Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780593234853
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Published: One World - January 31st, 2023

Kids 12 and up can discover ways to work toward a better future in this illustrated workbook guiding them to reflect on their understanding of race—from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist.


The ABCs of Black History By Rio Cortez, Lauren Semmer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rio Cortez, Lauren Semmer (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523507498
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - December 8th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright!


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Abolition is Love By Ware Syrus Marcus, Alannah Fricker (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781644212554
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Published: Triangle Square - August 15th, 2023

What can abolition mean for a child? How can it help them dream a different future for their community?


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Above Ground By Clint Smith Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316543033
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - March 28th, 2023

A remarkable poetry collection from Clint Smith, the #1 New York Times bestselling and National Book Critics Circle award-winning author of How the Word Is Passed.

Clint Smith’s vibrant and compelling new collection traverses the vast emotional terrain of fatherhood, and explores how becoming a parent has recalibrated his sense of the world.


Africa Risen: A New Era of Speculative Fiction By Sheree Renée Thomas, Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki, Zelda Knight Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250833006
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Published: Tordotcom - November 15th, 2022

A 2023 NAACP Image Award Nominee!

A NPR Best of the Year pick!

A Book Riot Best SFF of the Year pick!

"[A]
magnificent and wide-ranging anthology . . . A must-read for all genre fans."—Publishers Weekly, starred review


Against the Currant: A Spice Isle Bakery Mystery (Spice Isle Bakery Mysteries #1) By Olivia Matthews Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250839046
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Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - January 24th, 2023

In Olivia Matthews's Against the Currant, the first Spice Isle Bakery Mystery, investigating a murder was never supposed to be on the menu…


Ain't But a Few of Us: Black Music Writers Tell Their Story By Willard Jenkins (Editor) Cover Image
By Willard Jenkins (Editor)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781478019039
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Published: Duke University Press - December 2nd, 2022

Despite the fact that most of jazz's major innovators and performers have been African American, the overwhelming majority of jazz journalists, critics, and authors have been and continue to be white men. No major mainstream jazz publication has ever had a black editor or publisher.


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All Rise: The Story of Ketanji Brown Jackson By Carole Boston Weatherford, Ashley Evans (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593650165
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - February 28th, 2023

Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court, is an inspiration and role model to children of all ages. Award-winning author Carole Boston Weatherford tells her story of perseverance, dignity, and honor in this uplifting picture book biography filled with colorful and dynamic illustrations from Ashley Evans.


An American Story By Kwame Alexander, Dare Coulter (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Dare Coulter (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316473125
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 3rd, 2023

#1 New York Times Bestselling and award-winning author of The Undefeated, Kwame Alexander, pens a powerful picture book that tells the story of American slavery through the voice of a teacher struggling to help her students understand its harrowing history.

From the fireside tales in an African village, through the unspeakable passage across t


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Ashes of Gold (Wings of Ebony) By J. Elle Cover Image
By J. Elle
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534470712
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 7th, 2023

In the “thrilling…masterful” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) conclusion to the Wings of Ebony duology, which #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicole Yoon calls “bold, inventive, big-hearted, and deeply perceptive,” Rue makes her final stand to reclaim her people’s stolen magic.

Rue has no memory of how she ended up locked in a b


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The Banned Bookshop of Maggie Banks By Shauna Robinson Cover Image
$15.63
ISBN: 9781728246444
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - November 1st, 2022

"A sparkling bookish story about rules just begging to be broken." — Abby Jimenez, New York Times bestselling author of Part of Your World and The Friend Zone

I, Maggie Banks, solemnly swear to uphold the rules of Cobblestone Books. If only, I, Maggie Banks, believed in following the rules.


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Barracoon: Adapted for Young Readers: The Story of the Last
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063098336
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Published: Amistad Books for Young Readers - September 12th, 2023

Baseball's Leading Lady: Effa Manley and the Rise and Fall of the Negro Leagues By Andrea Williams Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250866547
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Published: Square Fish - January 10th, 2023

For fans of Hidden Figures and Steve Sheinkin's Undefeated, Andrea Williams's Baseball's Leading Lady is the powerful true story of Effa Manley, the first and only woman inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.


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The Beauty Trials (A Belles novel) (Belles, The) By Dhonielle Clayton Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368046923
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - February 14th, 2023

In this all-new novel from the world of Dhonielle Clayton’s sweeping, lush Belles series, rebellious, outspoken, fan-favorite Edel Beauregard enters the Beauty Trials—a deadly competition to find the next Queen of Orléans.


Before I Let Go By Kennedy Ryan Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781538740248
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Published: Forever - November 15th, 2022

“Real, raw, magnificentBefore I Let Go is the beautiful angst I love to read.” Colleen Hoover, #1 New York Times bestselling author

A Good Morning America Book Buzz Pick!
Their love was supposed to last forever.


Bessie the Motorcycle Queen By Charles R. Smith Jr., Charlot Kristensen (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338752472
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Published: Orchard Books - September 20th, 2022

Hop on the bike with Bessie Stringfield, the motorcycle queen of Miami, in this powerful picture book from Coretta Scott King medalist Charles R. Smith, Jr.


Better than Fiction By Alexa Martin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593337226
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Published: Berkley - November 8th, 2022

"If you think life is better than fiction, then you haven’t read Alexa Martin’s fiction."—NPR

One of...
Amazon's Best Romances of November
Buzzfeed’s New Romances to Read This Fall
Cosmopolitan's Best Books Coming Out In November
Bustle's Most Anticipated Books of November
Women's Health's Swooniest Romance Novels of 2022


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Black Ball: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Spencer Haywood, and the Generation that Saved the Soul of the NBA By Theresa Runstedtler Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781645036951
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Published: Bold Type Books - March 7th, 2023

A vital narrative history of 1970s pro basketball, and the Black players who shaped the NBA

Against a backdrop of ongoing resistance to racial desegregation and strident calls for Black Power, the NBA in the 1970s embodied the nation’s imagined descent into disorder.


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Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood By Kwame Mbalia (Editor) Cover Image
By Kwame Mbalia (Editor)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593379967
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Published: Yearling - May 30th, 2023

THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • FIVE STARRED REVIEWS

Celebrate the joys of Black boyhood with stories from seventeen bestselling, critically acclaimed Black authors—including Jason Reynolds, Jerry Craft, and Kwame Mbalia.


Black Boy, Black Boy By Ali Kamanda, Jorge Redmond, Ken Daley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ali Kamanda, Jorge Redmond, Ken Daley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728250649
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - August 9th, 2022

Inspire Black boys to imagine all the great things they can do while celebrating remarkable moments from Black history!

Dear boy, Black boy, I believe in you so.

Let's start your story—ready, set, go.


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Black Buck By Mateo Askaripour Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358627982
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Published: Mariner Books - January 18th, 2022

A New York Times Bestseller 
A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!
Longlisted for the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize


“Askaripour closes the deal on the first page of this mesmerizing novel, executing a high wire act full of verve and dark, comic energy.”
—Colson Whitehead, author of The Nic


Black Cake: A Novel By Charmaine Wilkerson Cover Image
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Published: Ballantine Books - November 29th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • READ WITH JENNA BOOK CLUB PICK AS FEATURED ON TODAY • Two estranged siblings delve into their mother’s hidden past—and how it all connects to her traditional Caribbean black cake—in this immersive family saga, “a character-driven, multigenerational story that’s meant to be savored” (Time).


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Black Candle Women By Diane Marie Brown Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781525899911
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Published: Graydon House - February 28th, 2023

"Propulsive and poignant, Black Candle Women concocts an intoxicating potion of warmth, wisdom, and wonder." --Ava DuVernay

A warm and wry family drama with a magical twist about four generations of Black women, a family curse, and one very complicated year of heartache, miscommunication, and learning to let go


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Black Chameleon: Memory, Womanhood, and Myth By Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250827852
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - March 7th, 2023

In the literary tradition of Carmen Maria Machado’s In the Dream House, Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior, and Jesmyn Ward’s Men We Reaped, this debut memoir confronts both the challenges and joys of growing up Black and making your own truth.


Black Founder: The Hidden Power of Being an Outsider By Stacy Spikes Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781496739568
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Published: Dafina - January 24th, 2023

At the intersection of power, technology, and race, Stacy Spikes, award-winning entrepreneur and founder of MoviePass, reveals the tools he’s used to persevere in the face of adversity, defy stereotypes, and shatter glass ceilings. BLACK FOUNDER is both an empowering memoir of a trailblazing business leader and an unflinching look at what it means to be Black and ambitious


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Black Girls Must Have It All: A Novel (Black Girls Must Die Exhausted) By Jayne Allen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063296640
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Published: Harper - April 11th, 2023

In this final installment in the acclaimed Black Girls Must Die Exhausted trilogy, Tabitha is juggling work, relationships, and a newborn baby—but will she find the happy ending she’s always wanted?


Black Hollywood: Reimagining Iconic Movie Moments By Carell Augustus, Forest Whitaker (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Carell Augustus, Forest Whitaker (Foreword by)
$36.79
ISBN: 9781728258393
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Published: Sourcebooks - October 4th, 2022

"Carell Augustus is a genius." —Karamo Brown

A visionary photography book that brings together the best of classic Hollywood with today's iconic Black entertainers for an immersive experience unlike anything you've ever seen before.


Black Panther: Panther's Rage By Sheree Renée Thomas Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781803360669
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Published: Titan Books - October 11th, 2022

An all-new re-imagining of the legendary Black Panther comics arc, Panther’s Rage, from an award-winning author.


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Black People Breathe: A Mindfulness Guide to Racial Healing By Zee Clarke Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984860996
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 14th, 2023

A thoughtful, inclusive, and vividly illustrated guide to help Black people—and all people of color—heal from racial trauma using vital tools from an expert in mindfulness, meditation, and breathwork.
 
It is your right to survive. It is your right to thrive. Mindfulness and breathwork will help you do just that.
 


Black Tarot: An Ancestral Awakening Deck and Guidebook By Nyasha Williams, Kimishka Naidoo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nyasha Williams, Kimishka Naidoo (Illustrator)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780762479696
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Published: RP Studio - December 6th, 2022

Awaken ancestral ties and connect to the divine with Black Tarot, a deluxe tarot deck and guidebook set from author Nyasha Williams, featuring and celebrating exclusively Black figures and imagery.

Let your guiding spirits and ancestral figures come through with this stunningly illustrated tarot deck and guidebook.


Black Women's Wellness: Your
$26.99
ISBN: 9781683648765
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Published: Sounds True - January 24th, 2023

An essential guide to lifelong health and greater well-being from one of today’s highly regarded women’s health experts

“I offer this book as a Black female to be your one-stop reference on your personal quest to achieve total wellness, health, and happiness in every important aspect of your life.”


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Black, Brilliant and Dyslexic: Neurodivergent Heroes Tell Their Stories By Marcia Brissett-Bailey (Editor), Atif Choudhury (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Marcia Brissett-Bailey (Editor), Atif Choudhury (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781839971334
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Published: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - February 21st, 2023

'My book showcases positive role models for black and people within our wider dyslexic community and society, to inspire current and future generations.'


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Bloodmarked (The Legendborn Cycle #2) By Tracy Deonn Cover Image
$18.39
ISBN: 9781534441637
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2022

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!
“Deonn writes…stories that humanize Black protagonists, like Bree, giving them agency and a place to both fail and, ultimately, to ascend.” —Booklist (starred review)

The “worthy successor to an explosive debut” (Kirkus Reviews)—the New York Times bestselling


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The Body Liberation Project: How Understanding Racism and Diet Culture Helps Cultivate Joy and Build Collective Freedom By Chrissy King Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593187043
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Published: Tiny Reparations Books - March 14th, 2023

From author and wellness personality Chrissy King, an exciting, genre-redefining narrative mix of memoir, inspiration, and activities and prompts, with timely messages about social and racial justice and how the world needs to move beyond body positivity to something even more exciting and revolutionary: body liberation.


Bold Words from Black Women: Inspiration and Truths from 50 Extraordinary Leaders Who Helped Shape Our World By Dr. Tamara Pizzoli, Monica Ahanonu (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534463943
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - January 18th, 2022

Celebrate the power of Black womanhood in this first-of-its-kind collection of inspirational quotes from fifty activists, artists, and leaders, featuring bold, attention-grabbing illustrations—perfect for readers of Herstory and Little Leaders.

This incredible volume honors fifty modern women, presented with their own words, who have dared to raise their voices an


Books N Bros: 44 Inspiring Books for Black Boys By Sidney Keys Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781684620487
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Published: Get Creative 6 - January 3rd, 2023

Teen entrepreneur Sidney Keys III of Books N Bros spreads his love of literacy with this compilation reviewing his 44 inspiring books for black teen boys--from classic fiction to fantasy, graphic novels to history books.


Briarcliff Prep By Brianna Peppins Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368078375
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - November 15th, 2022

Set at a luxe, aspirational boarding school inspired by the author's beloved alma mater Spelman College, this debut is a captivating celebration of the friends we choose, the family we protect, and the love we owe ourselves.


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A Broken People's Playlist: Stories (from Songs) By Chimeka Garricks Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780063268180
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Published: HarperVia - March 21st, 2023

"A dozen interlinked, music-oriented stories set in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, where Garricks was raised... Each songlike story feels like a breakout hit encapsulating the brokenness and the beauty in life’s soundtrack."Booklist, starred review


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Butter: Novellas, Stories, and Fragments By Gayl Jones Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780807030011
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Published: Beacon Press - April 4th, 2023

A wide-ranging collection, including two novellas and ten stories exploring complex identities, from the acclaimed author of Corregidora, The Healing, and Palmares.


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Call and Response: The Story of Black Lives Matter By Veronica Chambers Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780063284937
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Published: Versify - July 11th, 2023

Call and Response: The Story of Black Lives Matter is a broad and powerful exploration of the history of Black Lives Matter told through photographs, quotes, and informative text by New York Times bestselling authors Veronica Chambers and Jennifer Harlan.


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Chaos & Flame By Tessa Gratton, Justina Ireland Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593353325
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Published: Razorbill - March 28th, 2023

From New York Times bestselling author Justina Ireland and Tessa Gratton comes the first book in a ferocious YA fantasy duology featuring ancient magic, warring factions, and a romance between the two people in the world with the most cause to hate one another.


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Chaos Theory By Nic Stone Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593307700
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - February 28th, 2023

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin delivers a gripping romance about two teens: a certified genius living with a diagnosed mental disorder and a politician's son who is running from his own addiction and grief. Don't miss this gut punch of a novel about mental health, loss, and discovering you are worthy of love.


Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement By Angela Joy, Janelle Washington (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angela Joy, Janelle Washington (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250220950
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 6th, 2022

A Caldecott-honor winning picture book biography of the mother of Emmett Till, and how she channeled grief over her son's death into a call to action for the civil rights movement.


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Confessions of an Alleged Good Girl By Joya Goffney Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063024854
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Published: HarperTeen - June 13th, 2023

Joya Goffney, author of the acclaimed Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry, delivers a powerful second novel about a preacher’s daughter in small-town Texas and her journey toward loving herself and her body, filled with heart, humor, family drama, and a dynamic love triangle. Perfect for fans of Not So Pure and Simple by Lamar Giles and C


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Crook Manifesto: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385545150
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Published: Doubleday - July 18th, 2023

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning Colson Whitehead continues his Harlem saga in a powerful and hugely-entertaining novel that summons 1970s New York in all its seedy glory.


A Dash of Salt and Pepper By Kosoko Jackson Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593334461
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Published: Berkley - December 6th, 2022

One of Amazon's Best Romances of December 
A December LibraryReads Pick

Sometimes two cooks in the kitchen are better than one in this swoony romantic comedy from the author of I’m So (Not) Over You.


Didn't Nobody Give a Shit What Happened to Carlotta By James Hannaham Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316285278
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - August 30th, 2022

In this “razor-sharp” and “dangerously hilarious” novel that “hooks readers from the beginning” (Los Angeles Times), a trans woman reenters life on the outside after more than twenty years in a men’s prison, over one consequential Fourth of July weekend—from the author of the PEN/Faulkner Award winner Deliciou


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Dismissed: Tackling the Biases That Undermine our Health Care By Angela Marshall, Kathy Palokoff Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780806542041
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Published: Citadel - March 28th, 2023

Here's the uncomfortable truth: Race, gender, sexual orientation, age, body size, income, and other cultural factors have a significant bearing on whether you will be diagnosed and treated correctly. The good news is regardless of whether you are a patient, healthcare provider, or administrator, there are steps you can take today to combat medical bias.


Do the Work!: An Antiracist Activity Book By W. Kamau Bell, Kate Schatz Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781523514281
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - July 19th, 2022

Overwhelmed by racial injustice? Outraged by the news?


A Door Made for Me By Tyler Merritt, Lonnie Ollivierre (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tyler Merritt, Lonnie Ollivierre (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781546012566
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Published: WorthyKids - September 13th, 2022

This emotional and honest picture book explores a racist encounter from the perspective of a young Black boy, while offering a message of unconditional love and acceptance to soothe the pain of blind prejudice.

In this story based on the author's childhood, a young Black boy confronts his first experience of overt racism.


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The Door of No Return By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
$16.55
ISBN: 9780316441865
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

An instant #1 New York Times Bestseller!

From the Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award winning author Kwame Alexander, comes the first book in a searing, breathtaking trilogy that tells the story of a boy, a village, and the epic odyssey of an African family.

In his village in Upper Kwanta, 11-year-old Kofi loves his family, playi


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Dreaming in Color By Uvile Ximba Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781623717964
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Published: Interlink Books - March 28th, 2023

An Own Voices story written by a Queer South African author, this coming-of-age/coming-of-queer story looks at navigating the confusion that is intimacy, sex, and identity.

In her debut novel, Dreaming in Color, Uvile Ximba explores with subtlety, humor, and probing insight the connections between the joyful reclaiming of pleasure and the healing of buried traumas.

As s


A Duke, the Lady, and a Baby: A Multi-Cultural Historical Regency Romance (Rogues and Remarkable Women #1) By Vanessa Riley Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781420155235
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Published: Zebra - January 24th, 2023

Named a “Must Read” by Oprah Daily, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, Vulture, NPR, Woman’s World and more, the first installment in award-winning author Vanessa Riley’s swoon-worthy Rogues & Remarkable Women series is now available in mass market!


Eat Plants, B*tch: 91 Vegan Recipes That Will Blow Your Meat-Loving Mind By Pinky Cole Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982178314
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Published: Gallery/13A - November 15th, 2022

From the Slutty Vegan herself, a collection of ninety-one delicious, guilt-free, plant-based recipes that you will love to indulge in from the comfort of your own home.

When Pinky Cole opened her first Slutty Vegan food truck in 2018, she was inspired by her love of vegan comfort food.


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Ellie Engle Saves Herself By Leah Johnson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368085557
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Published: Disney Hyperion - May 2nd, 2023

From award-winning YA author Leah Johnson comes her middle grade debut: a laugh-until-you-cry, cry-until-you-laugh story about friendship, change, and the power we have to love ourselves.


The Enchanted Bridge (Dragons in a Bag #4) By Zetta Elliott, Cherise Harris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Zetta Elliott, Cherise Harris (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593427743
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 17th, 2023

Getting three baby dragons back home was just the beginning. Now Jaxon is on a mission to help all magical creatures from Dragons in a Bag! But things in the magical realm are more complicated than they seem in the fourth book in the critically acclaimed series.


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Every Man a King: A King Oliver Novel By Walter Mosley Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316460217
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Published: Mulholland Books - February 21st, 2023

In this highly anticipated sequel from Edgar Award-winning "master of craft and narrative," Walter Mosley, Joe King Oliver is entangled in a dangerous case when he's asked to investigate whether a white nationalist is being unjustly set up.


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Everyday Grand: Soulful Recipes for Celebrating Life's Big and Small Moments: A Cookbook By Jocelyn Delk Adams, Olga Massov (With) Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780593236215
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Published: Clarkson Potter - March 14th, 2023

“Jocelyn’s infectious joy and love for food and family leap from the pages to your table. Your family will be begging for seconds in no time.”—JENNIFER GARNER

A joyous cookbook full of gratitude, positivity, and 80+ Southern-inspired comfort food recipes from the culinary sweetheart and blogger behind Grandbaby Cakes.


The Evidence of Things Not Seen By James Baldwin, Stacey Abrams (Foreword by) Cover Image
By James Baldwin, Stacey Abrams (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250844897
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - January 17th, 2023

Over twenty-two months in 1979 and 1981 nearly two dozen children were unspeakably murdered in Atlanta despite national attention and outcry; they were all Black. James Baldwin investigated these murders, the Black administration in Atlanta, and Wayne Williams, the Black man tried for the crimes.


Fables and Spells: Collected and New Short Fiction and Poetry By Adrienne Maree Brown Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781849354509
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Published: AK Press - November 8th, 2022

"The 70 short stories and poems that make up Brown's phenomenal debut collection (after the novella Grievers) explore social justice through an Afrofuturist lens...It's a masterful mix of genre and form that showcases Brown's range and skill. This should be required reading for anyone looking for Black feminist speculative literature."


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Finding Me: A Memoir By Viola Davis Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063037366
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Published: HarperOne - April 4th, 2023

OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • A HARPERS BAZAAR BEST BOOK OF 2022 • A PARADE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • A MARIE CLAIRE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK


The Forerunner: A Story of Pain and Perseverance in America By Cori Bush Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593320587
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Published: Knopf - October 4th, 2022

From one of America's most transformative politicians and activists, a powerful and inspiring memoir that sheds light on a harrowing personal journey and reveals how urgently we need our political leadership to prioritize meeting the needs of our most marginalized communities.


Friday I'm in Love By Camryn Garrett Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593435106
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 10th, 2023

It's too late for a Sweet Sixteen, but what if Mahalia had a coming-out party? A love letter to romantic comedies, sweet sixteen blowouts, Black joy, and queer pride.


The Furrows: A Novel By Namwali Serpell Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593448915
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Published: Hogarth - September 27th, 2022

ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The New York Times, Publishers Weekly
ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The New Yorker, Oprah Daily, Time, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, Esquire, Vulture, Ms. Magazine, Vox, Mental Floss, BookPage, Kirkus Reviews

 
“A triumph.”—New York Magazine


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Gone Like Yesterday: A Novel By Janelle M. Williams Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593471630
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Published: Tiny Reparations Books - February 14th, 2023

A lyrical debut novel that asks what we owe to our families, what we owe to our ancestors, and what we owe to ourselves. Janelle M. Williams’s Gone Like Yesterday employs magical realism to explore the majestic and haunting experience of being a Black woman in today’s America.   
 


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Graduation Day! (Step into Reading) By Candice Ransom, Ashley Evans (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Candice Ransom, Ashley Evans (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593643648
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 25th, 2023

It's time to graduate Kindergarten in this Step 1 Reader featuring the family from Pumpkin Day!, Apple Picking Day!, and all the DAY books.


The Green Piano: How Little Me Found Music By Roberta Flack, Tonya Bolden, Hayden Goodman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593479872
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - January 10th, 2023

This autobiographical picture book by the multiple Grammy Award-winning singer Roberta Flack recounts her childhood in a home surrounded by music and love: it all started with a beat-up piano that her father found in a junkyard, repaired, and painted green.


Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute By Talia Hibbert Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593482339
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Published: Joy Revolution - January 3rd, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of the Brown Sisters trilogy, comes a laugh-out-loud story about a quirky content creator and a clean-cut athlete testing their abilities to survive the great outdoors—and each other.


History Comics: Rosa Parks & Claudette Colvin: Civil Rights Heroes By Tracey Baptiste, Shauna J. Grant (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tracey Baptiste, Shauna J. Grant (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250174222
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Published: First Second - January 3rd, 2023

Turn back the clock with History Comics! In this volume, learn about two brave women who stood up against segregation, setting in motion the Montgomery Bus Boycott!


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Holler, Child: Stories By LaToya Watkins Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593185940
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Published: Tiny Reparations Books - August 29th, 2023

An extraordinary and unforgettable short story collection about community, home, betrayal, and forgiveness—from a writer whose “spellbinding, buoyant”* storytelling will break your heart as it tends to the wounds.
*Texas Monthly


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House Party By justin a. reynolds (Editor) Cover Image
By justin a. reynolds (Editor)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593488157
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Published: Joy Revolution - June 27th, 2023

Ten bestselling, critically acclaimed authors deliver a fresh novel of interconnected stories that follows a group of young adults over the course of a few wild, transformative hours at an epic house party!

The biggest event of the year is happening, and you’re invited! Join us for Florence Hills High School seniors’ last hurrah before graduation.


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The House of Eve By Sadeqa Johnson Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982197360
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 7th, 2023

From the award-winning author of Yellow Wife, a daring and redemptive novel set in 1950s Philadelphia and Washington, DC, that explores what it means to be a woman and a mother, and how much one is willing to sacrifice to achieve her greatest goal.

1950s Philadelphia: fifteen-year-old Ruby Pearsall is on track to becoming the first in her family to attend college, in s


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How Do You Spell Unfair?: MacNolia Cox and the National Spelling Bee By Carole Boston Weatherford, Frank Morrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536215540
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Published: Candlewick - April 11th, 2023

From a multi-award-winning pair comes a deeply affecting portrait of determination against discrimination: the story of young spelling champion MacNolia Cox.

MacNolia Cox was no ordinary kid.
Her idea of fun was reading the dictionary.


How We Can Live: Principles of Black Lives Matter By Laleña Garcia, Caryn Davidson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laleña Garcia, Caryn Davidson (Illustrator)
$20.95
ISBN: 9781643794969
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Published: Lee & Low Books - October 18th, 2022

Bookstagang Best Books of the Year, Bookstagang
Best Social Justice, Black Kidlit Awards

The first children's book to feature material from the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation, this beautiful picture book will engage hearts and minds as it introduces children to the guiding principles of the Black Lives Matter movement.


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How We Heal: Uncover Your Power and Set Yourself Free By Alexandra Elle Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781797216263
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 8th, 2022

An instant New York Times bestseller

Beloved wellness author and teacher Alexandra Elle shares this practical and empowering guide to self-healing.

 

In How We Heal, bestselling author Alexandra Elle offers a life-changing invitation to heal yourself and reclaim your peace.


How to Be a (Young) Antiracist By Ibram X. Kendi, Nic Stone Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593461600
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Published: Kokila - January 31st, 2023

The #1 New York Times bestseller that sparked international dialogue is now a book for young adults! Based on the adult bestseller by Ibram X. Kendi, and co-authored by bestselling author Nic Stone, How to be a (Young) Antiracist will serve as a guide for teens seeking a way forward in acknowledging, identifying, and dismantling racism and injustice.


How to Live without You By Sarah Everett Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358256229
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Published: Clarion Books - May 17th, 2022

In this heart-wrenching coming-of-age story about family, grief, and second chances, seventeen-year-old Emmy returns home for the summer to uncover the truth behind her sister Rose’s disappearance—only to learn that Rose had many secrets, ones that have Emmy questioning herself and the sister Emmy thought she knew.


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How to Write a Poem By Kwame Alexander, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator), Deanna Nikaido Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063060906
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Published: Quill Tree Books - April 4th, 2023

In this evocative and playful companion to their New York Times bestselling picture book How to Read a Book, Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander teams up with poet Deanna Nikaido and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet to celebrate the magic of discovering your very own poetry in the world around you.

Begin

with a question


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The Humanity Archive: Recovering the Soul of Black History from a Whitewashed American Myth  By Jermaine Fowler Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781955905145
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Published: Row House Publishing - February 28th, 2023

This sweeping survey of Black history shows how Black humanity has been erased and how its recovery can save the humanity of us all.

"An innovative reading of Black history, gracefully joining it to the larger history of all humankind."Kirkus Starred Review

Named by Essence Magazine as one of "31 Books You Must Read" in 2023.


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I Am Debra Lee: A Memoir By Debra Lee Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780306828591
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Published: Legacy Lit - March 7th, 2023

A riveting memoir by the former CEO of Black Entertainment Television (BET), about the glamorous and ugly moments of being a high-powered Black woman executive in the entertainment industry.

As an incredible glass-ceiling breaker and the woman who brought timeless television shows like The Game and Being Mary Jane to cable, Debra Lee has been the visionary responsible for elevat


I Am Ruby Bridges By Ruby Bridges, Nikkolas Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ruby Bridges, Nikkolas Smith (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338753882
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Published: Orchard Books - September 6th, 2022

Ruby Bridges tells her story as never before and shares the events of the momentous day in 1960 when Ruby became the first Black child to integrate the all-white William Franz Elementary as a six year old little girl -- a personal and intimate look through a child's lens at a landmark moment in our Civil Rights history.

My work will be precious.

I will bridge the "gap"


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I Can't Save You: A Memoir By Anthony Chin-Quee Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593418888
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 4th, 2023

The raw and gripping memoir of a Black physician who confronts his past mistakes and relationships as he learns to find his own path forward

At first glance, Anthony Chin-Quee looks like a traditional success story: a smart, ambitious kid who grew up to become a board-certified otolaryngologist—an ear, nose, and throat surgeon. Yet the truth is more complicated.
 


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Illustrated Black History: Honoring the Iconic and the Unseen By George McCalman Cover Image
$36.80
ISBN: 9780062913234
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Published: HarperOne - September 27th, 2022

A gorgeous collection of 145 original portraits that celebrates Black pioneers—famous and little-known--in politics, science, literature, music, and more—with biographical reflections, all created and curated by an award-winning graphic designer.


In the Upper Country: A Novel By Kai Thomas Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593489505
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Published: Viking - January 10th, 2023

The fates of two unforgettable women—one just beginning a journey of reckoning and self-discovery and the other completing her life's last vital act—intertwine in this sweeping, powerful novel set at the terminus of the Underground Railroad.


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Invincible: Fathers and Mothers of Black America By Wade Hudson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Wade Hudson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781635925098
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Published: Calkins Creek - September 12th, 2023

This lyrical picture book explores the birth of Black America, focusing on the little-known men and women who fought for justice and for an America where freedom truly rang for all.

We’re familiar with the founding fathers of white America, but who are the founding fathers (and mothers!) of Black America?


The Islands: Stories By Dionne Irving Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781646220663
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Published: Catapult - November 1st, 2022

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

Powerful stories that explore the legacy of colonialism, and issues of race, immigration, sexual discrimination, and class in the lives of Jamaican women across London, Panama, France, Jamaica, Florida and more


The Islands follows the lives of Jamaican women—immigrants or the


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It's Always Been Ours: Rewriting the Story of Black Women’s Bodies By Jessica Wilson, MS, RD Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780306827693
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Published: Hachette Go - February 7th, 2023

This “necessary book” (Roxanne Gay, New York Times bestselling author, Bad Feminist and Hunger) shares an essential look at the ways in which Black women are left out of conversations about “diet culture,” health, and wellness.

In It’s Always Been Ours, eating disorder specialist and storyteller Jessica Wilson challenges us


Jackal: A Novel By Erin E. Adams Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593499306
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Published: Bantam - October 4th, 2022

A young Black girl goes missing in the woods outside her white rust belt town. But she's not the first—and she may not be the last. . . .

“I read this thriller that is Get Out meets The Vanishing Half in one night.”—BuzzFeed


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Jackie Ormes Draws the Future: The Remarkable Life of a Pioneering Cartoonist By Liz Montague Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593426548
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Published: Random House Studio - May 16th, 2023

A stirring picture-book biography about Jackie Ormes, the first Black female cartoonist in America, whose remarkable life and work inspire countless artists today.


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The Jump By Brittney Morris Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781665903981
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 7th, 2023

From the acclaimed author of SLAY and The Cost of Knowing comes an action-driven, high-octane novel about a group of working-class teens in Seattle who join a dangerous scavenger hunt with a prize that can save their families and community.

Influence is power. Power creates change.


Just as I Am By Cicely Tyson Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062931078
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Published: Amistad - February 15th, 2022

“In her long and extraordinary career, Cicely Tyson has not only succeeded as an actor, she has shaped the course of history.” –President Barack Obama, 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony


Justice Rising: 12 Amazing Black Women in the Civil Rights Movement By Katheryn Russell-Brown, Kim Holt (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katheryn Russell-Brown, Kim Holt (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593403549
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 10th, 2023

A celebration of twelve Black women who were pivotal to the civil rights movement and the fight for justice and equal rights in America.

You've heard the names Rosa Parks and Coretta Scott King, but what about the many other women who were crucial to the civil rights movement?
 


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Ketanji Brown Jackson: A Justice for All By Tami Charles, Jemma Skidmore (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tami Charles, Jemma Skidmore (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665935265
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 4th, 2023

Discover the incredible story of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, who followed her childhood dream of becoming a lawyer and eventually became the first Black woman to sit on the US Supreme Court in this picture book biography.

After 232 years and 115 appointments, Ketanji Onyika Brown Jackson became the first Black woman appointed to serve on the US Supreme Court.


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Ketanji: Justice Jackson's Journey to the U.S. Supreme Court By Kekla Magoon, Laura Freeman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kekla Magoon, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063296169
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Published: Quill Tree Books - June 20th, 2023

Kicks By Van G. Garrett, Reggie Brown (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Van G. Garrett, Reggie Brown (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358118107
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Published: Versify - April 19th, 2022

“A brilliantly written and illustrated ode to sneakers and sneakerheads, young and old. A gift to us all.” —Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author


Lark & Kasim Start a Revolution By Kacen Callender Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419756870
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Published: Amulet Books - September 27th, 2022

From National Book Award–winner Kacen Callender, a contemporary YA that follows Lark's journey to speak the truth and discover how their own self-love can be a revolution

Lark Winters wants to be a writer, and for now that means posting on their social media accounts––anything to build their platform.


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Last Canto of the Dead By Daniel José Older Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368070904
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - May 16th, 2023

Two gods-turned-teenagers wage simultaneous battles in the Caribbean and Brooklyn in this breathless sequel to BALLAD & DAGGER.


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Last Seen in Lapaz (An Emma Djan Investigation #3) By Kwei Quartey Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641293396
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Published: Soho Crime - February 7th, 2023

When a whirlwind romance leads to a brutal murder and the disappearance of a young Nigerian woman, PI Emma Djan resorts to dangerous undercover work to track her down in Accra.


Libertie: A Novel By Kaitlyn Greenidge Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643752587
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 15th, 2022

A New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2021 and Best Historical Fiction Pick
A Best Book of the Year: Washington Post, TIME, Los Angeles Times, and Christian Science Monitor
 
“A stunning look at what freedom really means.” —The New York Times

 
Coming of age in a free Black community in Recon


Lift Every Voice and Change: A Sound Book: A Celebration of Black Leaders and the Words that Inspire Generations (Original Series) By Charnaie Gordon, Aeron Cargill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Charnaie Gordon, Aeron Cargill (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780760374597
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Published: becker&mayer! kids - January 10th, 2023

Powerful sound clips from twelve Black leaders amplified by bold illustrations and background facts illuminate pivotal moments of Black history in America.

With the touch of the button, hear impactful quotes spoken by inspiring Black Americans in primary source audio files.


The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times By Michelle Obama Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780593237465
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Published: Crown - November 15th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME’S 100 MUST-READ BOOKS OF 2022 • In an inspiring follow-up to her critically acclaimed, #1 bestselling memoir Becoming, former First Lady Michelle Obama shares practical wisdom and powerful strategies for staying hopeful and balanced in today’s highly uncertain world.


Little Black Lives Matter By Khodi Dill, Chelsea Charles (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Khodi Dill, Chelsea Charles (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781644211878
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Published: Triangle Square - January 10th, 2023

Living While Black: Portraits of Everyday Resistance By Ajuan Mance Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781797216867
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 22nd, 2022

In homage to the radical power of art, Living While Black celebrates the small acts of resistance that comprise the daily lives of Black folks by presenting them in a series of vivid illustrations.

Laughing. Grieving. Being a kid.


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Loud and Proud: The Life of Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm By Lesa Cline-Ransome, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534463523
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 19th, 2023

From award-winning author Lesa Cline-Ransome comes an inspirational picture book biography of trailblazer Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman in Congress and the first woman and African American to enter the Democratic presidential race.

Shirley Chisholm was born in Brooklyn, New York, where her immigrant parents scraped and saved while Shirley learned all the love in


Love Is Loud: How Diane Nash Led the Civil Rights Movement By Sandra Neil Wallace, Bryan Collier (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534451032
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - January 10th, 2023

Three starred reviews!

Meet Diane Nash, a civil rights leader who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr.


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Love Radio By Ebony LaDelle Cover Image
$18.39
ISBN: 9781665908153
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 31st, 2022

“Readers won’t be able to get enough of these dope-ass characters.” —Elizabeth Acevedo, author of Clap When You Land

Hitch meets The Sun Is Also a Star in this “mega swoon-worthy, effortlessly cool” (Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author) novel about a self-professed teen love doctor with a popular radio


The Love You Save: A Memoir By Goldie Taylor Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781335449375
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Published: Hanover Square Press - January 31st, 2023

*A Zibby's Most Anticipated Book of 2023*
*One of The Root's Most Anticipated Books of January*
*A Good Morning America Best Book of January?*
*An Essence Must Read Book of the Year*
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Maame: A Novel By Jessica George Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250282521
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 31st, 2023

A Today Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Pick

"
Sparkling." —The New York Times

"An utterly charming and deeply moving portrait of the joys
and the guiltof trying to find your own way in life." Celeste Ng, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Our Missing Hearts


The Magnificent Makers #5: Race Through Space By Theanne Griffith, Reggie Brown (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Theanne Griffith, Reggie Brown (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780593379639
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 22nd, 2022

Boom! Snap! Whiz! Zap! The Magnificent Makers chapter book series is filled with science, adventure, and characters kids will love! Every book includes two science activities kids can do at home!

A modern day Magic School Bus for the chapter book reader!


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Major Taylor: World Cycling Champion By Charles R. Smith, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Charles R. Smith, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536214987
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Published: Candlewick - September 12th, 2023

A Coretta Scott King Award winner and a Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor winner pair up for a rousing picture book biography-in-verse of legendary African American cyclist Marshall “Major” Taylor and the Six-Day Race.


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Maroons: A Grievers Novel (Black Dawn) By Adrienne Maree Brown Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781849354806
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Published: AK Press - February 14th, 2023

Praise for Grievers: "A strong precedent that will leave readers eager for more."
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

A tale of survival, of moving beyond seemingly insurmountable devastation toward, if not hope itself, then the road to hope.


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The Marvellers By Dhonielle Clayton, Khadijah Khatib (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.63
ISBN: 9781250174949
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 3rd, 2022

Dhonielle Clayton makes her middle-grade debut with a fantasy adventure set in a global magic school in the sky an instant New York Times and #1 Indie Bestseller!

"The Marvellers deserves the highest compliment I can give a book: I want to live in this world." —Rick Riordan, #1 New York Times bestselling–author


Maya’s Song By Renée Watson, Bryan Collier (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062871589
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Published: HarperCollins - September 20th, 2022

From bestselling, award-winning creators Renée Watson and Bryan Collier comes a stunningly crafted picture book chronicling the life of poet and activist Maya Angelou.


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The Middle Daughter By Chika Unigwe Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781950539468
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Published: Dzanc Books - April 4th, 2023

A lush, powerful tale of family and sisterhood from award-winning author Chika Unigwe, perfect for fans of Bernardine Evaristo and Tayari Jones

Udodi's death was the beginning of the raging storm but at that moment, we thought that the worst had already happened, and that life would treat us with more kindness.


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Miles Morales Suspended: A Spider-Man Novel By Jason Reynolds, Zeke Peña (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781665918466
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - May 2nd, 2023

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds comes the high-flying sequel to his groundbreaking young adult novel Miles Morales: Spider-Man about the adventures of the unassuming, everyday kid who just so happens to be Spider-Man.

Miles Morales is still just your average teenager.


Miles Morales: Stranger Tides (Original Spider-Man Graphic Novel) By Justin A. Reynolds, Pablo Leon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Justin A. Reynolds, Pablo Leon (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338826395
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Published: Graphix - November 1st, 2022

An original middle-grade graphic novel from Graphix starring Miles Morales, by bestselling author Justin A. Reynolds and Eisner nominee Pablo Leon!

Join MIles Morales in his most epic adventure yet!

Miles Morales has just about gotten used to this being Spider-Man thing. Keeping Brooklyn safe, taking down bad guys, and finishing his homework—he’s got this!


Moonrise Over New Jessup By Jamila Minnicks Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781643752464
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 10th, 2023

Winner of the 2021 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction, an enchanting and thought-provoking debut about a Black woman doing whatever it takes to protect all she loves on Alabama soil.
 
It’s 1957, and after leaving the only home she has ever known, Alice Young steps off the bus into all-Black New Jessup, where residents have largely rejected integration


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Murder in Westminster: A Riveting Regency Historical Mystery (The Lady Worthing Mysteries #1) By Vanessa Riley Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781496738691
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Published: Kensington - September 26th, 2023

Perfect for readers looking for a darker twist on Bridgerton, this first in a vibrant, inclusive historical mystery series from a acclaimed author Vanessa Riley portrays the true diversity of the Regency-era, as an aristocrat whose skin color and notorious family history have left her with few friends she can rely on is named as the prime suspect in a murder case…


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My Dear Henry: A Jekyll & Hyde Remix (Remixed Classics #6) By Kalynn Bayron Cover Image
$19.99
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 7th, 2023

A teen boy tries to discover the reason behind his best friend's disappearance—and the arrival of a mysterious and magnetic stranger—in misty Victorian London, in Kalynn Bayron's My Dear Henry, a gothic YA remix of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, sixth in the Remixed Classics series.


My Red, White, and Blue By Alana Tyson, London Ladd (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alana Tyson, London Ladd (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593525708
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Published: Philomel Books - January 17th, 2023

A powerful story about the mixture of pride and pain that one Black family finds in the American flag, and an invitation for each of us to choose how we relate to America, its history, and the flag that means so many things to so many people.

What does the American flag mean to you?


My Selma: True Stories of a Southern Childhood at the Height of the Civil Rights Movement By Willie Mae Brown Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374390235
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 3rd, 2023

Combining family stories of the everyday and the extraordinary as seen through the eyes of her twelve-year-old self, Willie Mae Brown gives readers an unforgettable portrayal of her coming of age in a town at the crossroads of history.


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My Week with Him By Joya Goffney Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063254749
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Published: HarperTeen - July 11th, 2023

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The Nap Ministry's Rest Deck: 50 Practices to Resist Grind Culture By Tricia Hersey, Paula Champagne (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tricia Hersey, Paula Champagne (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781797215761
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 25th, 2023

From Tricia Hersey, the celebrated founder of the Nap Ministry and author of the New York Times bestseller Rest Is Resistance, this deck of 50 powerful rest practices helps you embrace rest as a form of radical communal care and personal liberation.
 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND SUBJECT

"This is about more than naps


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The Neighbor Favor By Kristina Forest Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593546437
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Published: Berkley - February 28th, 2023

A shy bookworm enlists her charming neighbor to help her score a date, not knowing he’s the obscure author she’s been corresponding with, in this sparkling and heart-fluttering romance by Kristina Forest.


Never Forget Our People Were Always Free: A Parable of American Healing By Benjamin Todd Jealous Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062961747
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Published: Amistad - January 10th, 2023

“One of the nation’s most prominent civil rights leaders” (Washington Post), a New York Times bestselling author, community organizer, investigative journalist, Ivy League professor, and former head of the NAACP, Ben Jealous draws from a life lived on America’s racial fault line to deliver a series of gripping and lively parables that call on ea


Never Meant to Meet You By Alli Frank, Asha Youmans Cover Image
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Published: Montlake - October 1st, 2022

From the authors of Tiny Imperfections comes a riotously funny, emotionally real look at race and religion, love and heartache, and the realities of parenting through it all.


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Nic Blake and the Remarkables: The Manifestor Prophecy By Angie Thomas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063225138
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 4th, 2023

Internationally bestselling superstar author Angie Thomas makes her middle grade debut with the launch of an inventive, hilarious, and suspenseful new contemporary fantasy trilogy inspired by African American history and folklore.


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Nigeria Jones: A Novel By Ibi Zoboi Cover Image
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 9th, 2023

From Ibi Zoboi, bestselling, award-winning author of American Street and co-author of Punching the Air, comes a bold new YA coming-of-age story, which explores race, feminism, and complicated family dynamics, about a girl whose father is the leader of a Black liberation group.


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On Rotation: A Novel By Shirlene Obuobi Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063209152
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Published: Avon - July 4th, 2023

ONE OF TEEN VOGUE'S 25 BOOKS BY BLACK AUTHORS THEY CAN'T WAIT TO READ THIS YEAR

ONE OF BETCHES' "22 BOOKS YOU NEED TO READ THIS YEAR"


One True Loves By Elise Bryant Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062982872
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Published: Balzer + Bray - December 27th, 2022

From the author of Happily Ever Afters comes another irresistible YA romantic comedy full of self-discovery and Black love—and a dreamy European cruise. Perfect for fans of Nicola Yoon and Jenny Han, with crossover appeal for readers of Jasmine Guillory and Talia Hibbert romances.


Other Side of the Tracks By Charity Alyse Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534497719
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - November 22nd, 2022

This “stirring…emotionally raw” (Publishers Weekly) young adult debut novel about three teens entangled by secret love, open hatred, and the invisible societal constraints wrapped around people both Black and white is perfect for readers of All American Boys and The Hate U Give.

There is an unspoken agreement between the racially divided towns


Overground Railroad (The Young Adult Adaptation): The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America By Candacy Taylor Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781419749490
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Published: Amulet Books - January 25th, 2022

A young reader's edition of Candacy Taylor’s acclaimed book about the history of the Green Book, the guide for Black travelers
  Overground Railroad chronicles the history of the Green Book, which was published from 1936 to 1966 and was the “Black travel guide to America.” For years, it was dangerous for African Americans to travel


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The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life By Kwame Alexander, Thai Neave (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Thai Neave (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780063288775
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Published: Clarion Books - February 14th, 2023

A companion to the Newbery Medal-winning middle grade novel The Crossover, the basis of the show streaming on Disney+!

What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life? What if we had our own rules of the game to help us get what we want, what we aspire to, what will enrich our lives?


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Pomegranate: A Novel By Helen Elaine Lee Cover Image
$27.99
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Published: Atria Books - April 11th, 2023

“A remarkable feat of literary conjuration.” —Jennifer Haigh, nationally bestselling author of Mercy Street

The acclaimed author of The Serpent’s Gift returns with this gripping and powerful novel of healing, redemption, and love, following a queer Black woman who works to stay clean, pull her life together, and heal after being released from


Pride and Protest By Nikki Payne Cover Image
$17.00
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Published: Berkley - November 15th, 2022

A Phenomenal Book Club pick for November 2022!

A woman goes head-to-head with the CEO of a corporation threatening to destroy her neighborhood in this fresh and modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice by debut author Nikki Payne.

 


Promise Boys By Nick Brooks Cover Image
$19.99
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 31st, 2023

The Hate U Give meets One of Us Is Lying in Nick Brooks's Promise Boys, a trailblazing, blockbuster mystery about three teen boys of color who must investigate their principal’s murder to clear their own names—for fans of Jason Reynolds, Angie Thomas, and Karen McManus.


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Queen Bee By Amalie Howard Cover Image
$18.99
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Published: Joy Revolution - April 4th, 2023

A teen girl seeking retribution against her backstabbing former best friend finds her plans slightly derailed once she catches the eye of a familiar, handsome marquess. Bestselling author Amalie Howard delivers a delightful, anti-historical Regency-era romp that’s Bridgerton meets The Count of Monte Cristo!


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Queen of Exiles: A Novel By Vanessa Riley Cover Image
$32.00
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Published: William Morrow - July 11th, 2023

"A sweeping look at the political, social, and romantic intrigue surrounding Haiti’s first and only queen. Riley’s depiction is richly imagined and wholly original." — Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author of The Magnolia Palace


Redwood and Wildfire By Andrea Hairston Cover Image
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Published: Tordotcom - August 16th, 2022

Andrea Hairston's alternate history adventure, Redwood and Wildfire, is the winner of the Otherwise Award and the Carl Brandon Kindred Award.

At the turn of the 20th century, minstrel shows transform into vaudeville, which slides into moving pictures. Hunkering together in dark theatres, diverse audiences marvel at flickering images.


Reggie and Delilah's Year of Falling By Elise Bryant Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063212992
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 31st, 2023

From the NAACP Image Award–nominated author of Happily Ever Afters comes a dual POV rom-com about Reggie and Delilah, who fall in love through missed connections and chance meetings on holidays over the course of a year. Perfect for fans of Nicola Yoon and Jenny Han, with crossover appeal for readers of Jasmine Guillory and Talia Hibbert romances.


Relations: An Anthology of African and Diaspora Voices By Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063089044
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Published: HarperVia - January 17th, 2023

Fresh and electrifying—stories, poems, and essays by African and diaspora writers, edited by author Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond.


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Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto By Tricia Hersey Cover Image
$24.84
ISBN: 9780316365215
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - October 11th, 2022

***INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER***

Disrupt and push back against capitalism and white supremacy. In this book, Tricia Hersey, aka The Nap Bishop, encourages us to connect to the liberating power of rest, daydreaming, and naps as a foundation for healing and justice.

What would it be like to live in a well-rested world?


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Ballad & Dagger By Daniel José Older Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781368070874
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - April 18th, 2023

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Daniel José Older's extraordinary YA urban fantasy about two teens who discover each other while fighting for their diaspora community.

Almost sixteen years ago, Mateo Matisse's island homeland disappeared into the sea. Weary and hopeless, the survivors of San Madrigal's sinking escaped to New York.


Rick Riordan Presents Serwa Boateng's Guide to Vampire Hunting (A Serwa Boateng Novel, Book 1) By Roseanne Brown Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368066365
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 6th, 2022

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents best-selling YA author Roseanne A. Brown's middle grade debut about a pre-teen vampire slayer with a strong helping of Ghanaian folklore.

For most kids, catching fireflies is a fun summer activity. For twelve-year-old Serwa Boateng, it's a matter of life and death.


Rick Riordan Presents Tristan Strong Keeps Punching (A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 3) By Kwame Mbalia Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781368055055
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - October 4th, 2022

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents the finale of Kwame Mbalia's trilogy, in which Tristan Strong faces off with his archenemy, King Cotton, once and for all, now in paperback.

"Imagine if you combined Anansi the Spider, John Henry, and Marvel into, like, one book."--New York Times best-selling author and Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander


Rick Riordan Presents Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, The Graphic Novel By Kwame Mbalia, Olivia Stephens (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kwame Mbalia, Olivia Stephens (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781368075008
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - August 9th, 2022

The best-selling and awarding-winning novel about a Black boy who helps folk heroes and gods through storytelling is now a dynamic graphic novel!


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Rick Riordan Presents: Serwa Boateng's Guide to Witchcraft and Mayhem By Roseanne A. Brown Cover Image
$17.99
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 12th, 2023

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents the highly anticipated sequel to Rosanne A. Brown's explosive novel about a preteen vampire slayer, inspired by Ghanaian folklore.

"Rosie writes her characters with such lyrical power, wit, and empathy that you can't help falling in love with Serwa Boateng, her family, and her friends."


The Royal Trials (Last Gate of the Emperor #2) By Kwame Mbalia, Prince Joel Makonnen Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338665956
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 19th, 2022

From Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel David Makonnen comes an Afrofuturist adventure about a mythical Ethiopian empire. Sci-fi and fantasy combine in this epic journey to the stars.

Yared has traveled a long way to find his place in the universe. Light years, even. Though the battle of Addis Prime is over, the spacefaring Axum Empire is still fractured.


Rust in the Root By Justina Ireland Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063038226
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 20th, 2022

The author of the visionary New York Times bestseller Dread Nation returns with another spellbinding historical fantasy set at the crossroads of race and power in America.


Scenes from My Life: A Memoir By Michael K. Williams, Jon Sternfeld Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593240373
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Published: Crown - August 23rd, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “gripping, revelatory” (NPR) memoir of hard-won success, struggles with addiction, and a lifelong mission to give back—from the late iconic actor beloved for his roles in The Wire, Boardwalk Empire, and Lovecraft Country
 


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The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver By Gene Barretta, Frank Morrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gene Barretta, Frank Morrison (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062430182
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 7th, 2023

The inspirational story of George Washington Carver and his childhood secret garden is brought to life in this picture book biography by the author-illustrator team behind Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born

When George Washington Carver was just a young child, he had a secret: a garden of his own.


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Secret of the Reaping (The Vanquishers) By Kalynn Bayron Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547611577
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - October 10th, 2023

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She Persisted: Dorothy Height By Kelly Starling Lyons, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator), Gillian Flint (Illustrator) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780593528983
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Published: Philomel Books - February 7th, 2023

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger, a chapter book series about women who spoke up and rose up against the odds--including Dorothy Height!


Shot Clock By Caron Butler, Justin A. Reynolds Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063069596
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 6th, 2022

Former NBA All-Star Caron Butler and acclaimed author Justin A. Reynolds tip off the first book in a new middle grade series about a young boy trying to make his mark on an AAU basketball team coached by a former NBA star in his hometown. Perfect for fans of The Crossover and the Track series. A Junior Library Guild Selection!


Sing, Aretha, Sing!: Aretha Franklin,
By Hanif Abdurraqib, Ashley Evans (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374313456
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - February 1st, 2022

A young Aretha Franklin captivates her community with the song “Respect” during the height of the Civil Rights Movement, in this striking picture book biography that will embolden today’s young readers to sing their own truth.


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Sister Mother Warrior: A Novel By Vanessa Riley Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063073555
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 20th, 2023

ONE OF USA TODAY'S "BEST BOOKS OF SUMMER!"


Skin of the Sea (Of Mermaids and Orisa #1) By Natasha Bowen Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780593120972
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Published: Ember - July 26th, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The must-read Black mermaid fantasy series that #1 NYT bestselling author Nicola Yoon calls “epic and original,” in which one mermaid takes on the gods themselves. Perfect for fans of Children of Blood and Bone and anyone who can't wait for the live-action The Little Mermaid.


A Song for the Unsung: Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the 1963 March on Washington By Carole Boston Weatherford, Rob Sanders, Byron McCray (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250779502
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - November 8th, 2022

A singular, richly illustrated picture book biography of Bayard Rustin, the gay Black man behind the March on Washington of 1963, by the acclaimed authors of Unspeakable: the Tulsa Race Massacre and Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag.


Soul of a Killer (A Books & Biscuits Mystery #2) By Abby Collette Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593336205
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Published: Berkley - October 4th, 2022

In this mouthwatering cozy mystery series, fraternal twins Keaton and Koby are trying to run their combined soul food café and bookstore, but they find themselves searching for a cold-hearted killer.


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A Spell of Good Things: A novel By Ayobami Adebayo Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525657644
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Published: Knopf - February 7th, 2023

A dazzling story of modern Nigeria and two families caught in the riptides of wealth, power, romantic obsession, and political corruption from the celebrated author of Stay with Me, "in the lineage of great works by Chinua Achebe and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie" (The New York Times).


Stacey Abrams and the Fight to Vote By Traci N. Todd, Laura Freeman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Traci N. Todd, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063139770
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Published: HarperCollins - August 30th, 2022

“A brilliant introduction to a powerful Black female politician and voting rights activist. Todd and Freeman bring this to life in their creative biography of Georgia-based politician Abrams.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred reviews)


Stacey Abrams: Lift Every Voice By Sarah Warren, Monica Mikai (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sarah Warren, Monica Mikai (Illustrator)
$20.95
ISBN: 9781643794976
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Published: Lee & Low Books - September 6th, 2022

How do we move our country forward? Stacey Abrams has an answer in this bright and stirring biography, perfect for discussions of voting rights and how people working together can make a difference.


Stand Up!: 10 Mighty Women Who Made a Change By Brittney Cooper, Cathy Ann Johnson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338763850
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Published: Orchard Books - August 2nd, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of Eloquent Rage comes a powerful, groundbreaking picture book debut introducing young readers to ten revolutionary Black women -- both historical and contemporary -- who changed the world for the better, inspiring readers today to know their strength, to be brave, and to STAND UP!

“A breakthrough...


Standalone: A Dickie Cornish Mystery By Christopher Chambers Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781953103239
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Published: Three Rooms Press - October 1st, 2022

"Chambers makes the smell and harrowing vibe of the mean streets of the nation's capital come alive." --Publishers Weekly


Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual By Carole Boston Weatherford, Frank Morrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593306345
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2022

CORETTA SCOTT KING ILLUSTRATOR AWARD WINNER! A stunning and deeply moving picture book based on the popular spiritual from an award-winning author and critically acclaimed illustrator. The classic lyrics have been reworked to chronicle the milestones, struggles, tragedies, and triumphs of African American history. A perfect gift or timeless keepsake!


Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler By Ibi Zoboi Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780399187407
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 3rd, 2023

A Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
A Walter Dean Myers Honor Book

From the New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist, a biography in verse and prose of science fiction visionary Octavia Butler, author of Parable of the Sower and Kindred.


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Stella and the Mystery of the Missing Tooth By Clothilde Ewing, Lynn Gaines (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Clothilde Ewing, Lynn Gaines (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534487871
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - March 7th, 2023

In this effervescent companion to the picture book Stella Keeps the Sun Up, Stella goes on the hunt to figure out who’s behind her friend’s missing tooth.

Stella, her bestie Roger, and her second-best friend Owen are excited to go see Sue the T-rex at the museum, but when Owen has to leave early because he lost a tooth, Stella becomes determined to find it for him.


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Stuntboy, In-Between Time By Jason Reynolds, Raúl the Third (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Raúl the Third (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781534418226
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2023

From Newbery Medal honoree and #1 New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds comes the sequel to the hilarious, hopeful, and action-packed middle grade novel Stuntboy, in the Meantime about the greatest young superhero you’ve never heard of, jam packed with illustrations by Raúl the Third!

Portico Reeves is the greatest superhero a lot of people have ne


Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Dancing Diva By Whoopi Goldberg, Deborah Underwood, Ashley Evans (Illustrator) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780316295017
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 17th, 2023

The sixth book of the award-winning and bestselling Sugar Plum Ballerinas series by Whoopi Goldberg—now featuring brand-new illustrations!

At the Nutcracker School of Ballet in Harlem, young dancers learn to chassé, plié, and jeté with their Sugar Plum Sisters—but things don't always go to plan!


Sun Keep Rising By Kristen R. Lee Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593309193
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 24th, 2023

When rent increases put a teen mom at risk of losing her home, she resorts to a dangerous game to keep her family afloat. But all games have consequences, and this isn't one she can afford to lose. A gripping story about race, income instability, and the strength it takes to survive from a critically acclaimed author.


Super Sad Black Girl By Diamond Sharp Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781642598384
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Published: Haymarket Books - December 13th, 2022

Diamond Sharp's Super Sad Black Girl is a love letter to her hometown of Chicago, where the speaker finds solace and community with her literary idols in hopes of answering the question: What does it look like when Black women are free?


The Survivalists: A Novel By Kashana Cauley Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781593767273
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Published: Soft Skull - January 10th, 2023

A Phenomenal Book Club Pick

“A great and engrossing read, Kashana humanizes a way of life that is often made fun of and makes the reader understand why someone would go to such great lengths to prepare for the future, so much so she almost sold me on those Life Preserver soy bars!” —Trevor Noah


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Survive the Dome By Kosoko Jackson Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781728257921
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - February 7th, 2023

"Reminiscent of Angie Thomas' The Hate U Give, Jackson's too-close-to-home dystopian novel adds a level of thought-provoking complexity that will undoubtedly compel readers to grapple with the use and abuse of power by government entities" — Booklist, (STARRED review)


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Symbiosis (Shuri: A Black Panther Novel #3) By Nic Stone Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338766554
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - February 7th, 2023

New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone takes Shuri to uncharted parts of Wakanda in this original adventure

The royal palace of Wakanda is one of, if not the most, secure facilities on this planet—or any other.


Tacko Fall: To New Heights By Tacko Fall, Justin Haynes, Reggie Brown (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536219586
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Published: Candlewick Entertainment - September 20th, 2022

The inspiring true story of basketball phenom Tacko Fall—and his journey from West Africa to the NBA—will inspire young people to dream and do.


The Talk By Alicia D. Williams, Briana Mukodiri Uchendu (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534495296
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 18th, 2022

A Coretta Scott King Author Honor winner!

As a little boy grows into a bigger boy, ready to take on the world, he first must have that very difficult conversation far too familiar to so many Black and Brown Americans in this gentle and ultimately hopeful picture book.

Jay’s most favorite things are hanging out with his pals, getting kisses from Grandma, riding in


A Taste of Magic By J. Elle Cover Image
By J. Elle
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547606719
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - August 30th, 2022

“An enchanting adventure that will leave readers hungry for more.” – Kwame Mbalia, #1 New York Times bestselling author

New York Times bestselling author J. Elle makes her middle grade debut in this magical new series about a Black girl who learns she's a witch and must save her inner-city magic school from closing, perfect for fans of Wendy Mass.


That Dangerous Energy By Aya de León Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781496740328
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Published: Dafina - December 27th, 2022

Two-time International Latino Book Award-winning author Aya de León brings her unique blend of commercial fiction, timely social commentary, and sexy, page-turning storytelling in a novel of climate change in which the personal and the political collide for one woman torn between her own survival and the survival of the planet.


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They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us By Hanif Abdurraqib, Eve L. Ewing (Introduction by), Jason Reynolds (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Hanif Abdurraqib, Eve L. Ewing (Introduction by), Jason Reynolds (Afterword by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781953387271
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - November 15th, 2022

* 2018 "12 best books to give this holiday season" --TODAY (Elizabeth Acevedo)


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This Wicked Fate (This Poison Heart) By Kalynn Bayron Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781547612000
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 20th, 2023

An instant New York Times bestseller, this alluring tale of ancient magic is perfect for fans of Legendborn and Lore.

Would you tempt even the most dangerous fate to save the ones you love?


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The Time of Your Life (The Millionaires Club) By Sandra Kitt Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781728270227
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Published: Sourcebooks Casablanca - April 11th, 2023

Second chances always lead to a new beginning!


To Catch a Raven: Women Who Dare By Beverly Jenkins Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062861740
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Published: Avon - August 23rd, 2022

“A living legend." -- Julia Quinn

The newest novel in USA Today bestselling author Beverly Jenkins’s compelling Women Who Dare series features a fearless grifter who goes undercover to reclaim the stolen Declaration of Independence.


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Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy: Racism, Injustice, and How You Can Be a Changemaker By Emmanuel Acho Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250866103
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Published: Square Fish - May 23rd, 2023

Adapted from Emmanuel Acho's New York Times bestseller Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, comes an essential young readers edition aimed at opening a dialogue about systemic racism with our youngest generation.


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The Unfolding: An Invitation to Come Home to Yourself By Arielle Estoria Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063094420
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Published: HarperOne - March 7th, 2023

Arielle Estoria is known for her moving and empowering words that encourage women and all people to be confident in who they are, compassionate about where they’ve been, and loving about who they are becoming.


The Vanquishers By Kalynn Bayron Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547609772
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - September 20th, 2022

In the world of the Vanquishers, vampires were history . . . until now.

"A sharp vampire tale full of bite, heart, and humor." --Rena Barron, author of the Maya and the Rising Dark series

"Boog and her friends will capture your heart in an instant." --Mark Oshiro, author of The Insiders


Wade in the Water: A Novel By Nyani Nkrumah Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063226616
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Published: Amistad - January 17th, 2023

Resonant with the emotional urgency of Alice Walker’s classic Meridian and the poignant charm of Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bees, a gripping debut novel of female power and vulnerability, race, and class that explores the unlikely friendship between a precocious black girl and a mysterious white woman in a small Mississippi town in the early 1980s.


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Ways to Build Dreams (A Ryan Hart Story) By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547610181
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - September 26th, 2023

Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Award winner Renée Watson continues her bestselling young middle grade series starring Ryan Hart, a girl who is pure spirit and sunshine.

Middle school is just around the corner for Ryan Hart, which means it's time to start thinking about the future--and not just how to prank her brother, Ray!


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Ways to Share Joy (A Ryan Hart Story #3) By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$15.63
ISBN: 9781547609093
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - September 27th, 2022

Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Renée Watson continues her charming young middle grade series starring Ryan Hart, a girl who is pure spirit and sunshine.


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We Are All So Good at Smiling By Amber McBride Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250780386
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 10th, 2023

They Both Die at the End meets The Bell Jar in this haunting, beautiful young adult novel-in-verse about clinical depression and healing from trauma, from National Book Award Finalist Amber McBride.


We Are Here (An All Because You Matter Book) By Tami Charles, Bryan Collier (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tami Charles, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338752045
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Published: Orchard Books - January 3rd, 2023

An empowering follow-up to New York Times bestselling picture book All Because You Matter that celebrates the rich history of Black and brown men and women throughout history with soaring language and stunning illustration.

Lyrical, affirmational, and bursting with love, We Are Here is a poignant story about Black and brown heritage and community.


We Are Your Children Too: Black Students, White Supremacists, and the Battle for America's Schools in Prince Edward County, Virginia By P. O’Connell Pearson Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665901390
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - January 10th, 2023

This revelatory and gripping nonfiction middle grade book explores a deeply troubling chapter in American history that is still playing out today: the strange case of Prince Edward County, Virginia, the only place in the United States to ever formally deny its citizens a public education, and the students who pushed back.

In 1954, after the passing of Brown v.


The Weight of Blood By Tiffany D. Jackson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063029149
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 6th, 2022

* AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * INDIE BESTSELLER * JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION * KIDS' INDIE NEXT LIST PICK * NPR BEST PICK


Weightless: Making Space for My Resilient Body and Soul By Evette Dionne Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063076365
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Published: Ecco - December 6th, 2022

A poignant and ruthlessly honest journey through cultural expectations of size, race, and gender—and toward a brighter future—from National Book Award nominee Evette Dionne

My body has not betrayed me; it has continued rebounding against all odds. It is a body that others map their expectations on, but it has never let me down.


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When Broadway Was Black: The Triumphant Story of the All-Black Musical that Changed the World By Caseen Gaines Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781728259390
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Published: Sourcebooks - February 7th, 2023

The triumphant story of how an all-Black Broadway cast and crew changed musical theatre—and the world—forever.


Who Is Ketanji Brown Jackson? (Who HQ Now) By Shelia P. Moses, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shelia P. Moses, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593659557
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Published: Penguin Workshop - November 29th, 2022

Discover how a young girl who was the star of her school's debate team became a federal jurist and the first Black woman to sit on the United States Supreme Court.

Presenting Who HQ Now: an exciting addition to the #1 New York Times Best-Selling Who Was? series!


Who Is Stacey Abrams? (Who HQ Now) By Shelia P. Moses, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shelia P. Moses, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593519721
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 13th, 2022

Discover how a young girl who loved to read and write became a voting rights activist, a candidate for governor of Georgia, and an author.


Presenting Who HQ Now: an exciting addition to the #1 New York Times Best-Selling Who Was? series!


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Why Fathers Cry at Night: A Memoir in Love Poems, Recipes, Letters, and Remembrances By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316417228
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 23rd, 2023

A new memoir and collection of love poems by #1 New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander.

In a powerfully intimate and non-traditional (or "new-fashioned") memoir, Kwame Alexander shares snapshots of a man learning how to love.


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Will Do Magic for Small Change By Andrea Hairston Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250808745
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Published: Tordotcom - August 15th, 2023

“[A] beautifully multifaceted story... Highly recommended.” —The New York Times

Andrea Hairston's historical fantasy Will Do Magic for Small Change presents a tale of alien science and earthbound magic and the secrets families keep from each other.


The Wind at My Back: Resilience, Grace, and Other Gifts from My Mentor, Raven Wilkinson By Misty Copeland, Susan Fales-Hill (With) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781538753859
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 15th, 2022

From celebrated ballerina and New York Times bestselling author Misty Copeland, a heartfelt memoir about her friendship with trailblazer Raven Wilkinson which captures the importance of mentorship, shared history, and honoring the past to ensure a stronger future.

Misty Copeland made history as the first African-American principal ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre.


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The Wishing Pool and Other Stories By Tananarive Due Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781636141053
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Published: Akashic Books - April 18th, 2023

In her first new book in seven years, Tananarive Due further cements her status as a leading innovator in Black horror and Afrofuturism


The World We Make: A Novel (The Great Cities #2) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316509893
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Published: Orbit - November 1st, 2022

Four-time Hugo Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author N.K.


You Matter to Me By Doyin Richards, Robert Paul Jr (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Doyin Richards, Robert Paul Jr (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250834485
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - November 8th, 2022

In this picture book written by Doyin Richards and illustrated by Robert Paul Jr., You Matter to Me, a dog describes what it’s like to go on walks with his Black owner and wishes that people would see his human as he does: with love.


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You So Black By Theresa tha S.O.N.G.B.I.R.D., London Ladd (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9781665900348
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - January 10th, 2023

Based on Theresa Wilson’s (a.k.a. Theresa tha S.O.N.G.B.I.R.D.’s) beautiful, viral spoken word poem of the same name, You So Black is a picture book celebration of the richness, the nuance, and the joy of Blackness.

Black is everywhere, and in everything, and in everyone—in the night sky and the fertile soil below.


The Young Activist's Dictionary of Social Justice By duopress labs, Andy Passchier (Illustrator), Ryse Tottingham (Revised by) Cover Image
By duopress labs, Andy Passchier (Illustrator), Ryse Tottingham (Revised by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781950500949
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Published: duopress - March 30th, 2022

A Is for Ally, Advocate, Anti-Racist, Ancestors, and Assembly

Using simple explanations and appealing illustrations in a familiar A-to-Z format, The Young Activist's Dictionary of Social Justice will teach kids the new vocabulary of change.


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Young, Gifted and Black Too: Meet 52 More Black Icons from Past and Present (See Yourself in Their Stories) By Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780711277021
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - April 4th, 2023

In this timely follow-up to the best-selling and critically acclaimed Young, Gifted and Black, meet 52 more icons of color from around the world.

Featuring the stories of recent changemakers such as Amanda Gorman and Naomi Osaka, as well as historic talents such as Juan Latino and Yaa Asantewaa, Jamia Wilson has curated


Your Special Voice By Temi Adamolekun, Keisha Okafor (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Temi Adamolekun, Keisha Okafor (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781665912280
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Published: Little Simon - December 6th, 2022

This empowering board book inspires young readers to use their own special voice to make a difference in the world.

If you want to make a difference,
but you don’t know where to start
Begin by searching way deep down
to find what’s in your heart

Whether your voice shines through singing, drawing, or dancing—whether it&


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Zora Books Her Happy Ever After: A Rom-Com Novel By Taj McCoy Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780778333524
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Published: Mira Books - April 25th, 2023

"Doesn't miss a romantic beat . . . McCoy expertly crafts a well-balanced love triangle between empathetic and passionate characters--and delivers plenty of comic relief in the form of Zora's lovable matchmaking grandmother." --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review


Zyla & Kai By Kristina Forest Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593407240
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Published: Kokila - June 7th, 2022

A fresh love story about the will they, won't they—and why can't they—of first love.