• Mae Among the Stars

    Mae Among the Stars

    Ahmed, Roda

    When young Mae Jemison is asked by her teacher what she wants to be when she grows up, African American Mae tells her mostly white classmates that she wants to be an astronaut, a dream that her parents wholeheartedly support.

    Format: Book - 2018 First edition

    Holds: 17 on 14 copies

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  • The Undefeated

    The Undefeated

    Alexander, Kwame

    "The Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree"--

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 69 on 30 copies

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  • The 5 O'Clock Band

    The 5 O'Clock Band

    Andrews, Troy

    "In this companion to the Caldecott Honor- and Coretta Scott King Award-winning Trombone Shorty, join a young musician on a tour of his cherished hometown. After letting his band down by missing rehearsal, a boy called Shorty has some serious questions about what it means to be a leader. He hits the streets of New Orleans to find some answers and to soak up some inspiration. Along the way, he'll meet people who have their own special wisdom to share about being an artist, a leader, and a friend.

    Format: Book - 2018

    Holds: 0 on 13 copies

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  • Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut

    Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut

    Barnes, Derrick D.

    Celebrates the magnificent feeling that comes from walking out of a barber shop with newly-cut hair.

    Format: Book - 2017

    Holds: 4 on 37 copies

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  • Grandma's Purse

    Grandma's Purse

    Brantley-Newton, Vanessa

    "When Grandma Mimi comes to visit, her granddaughter cannot wait to see what treasures she has hidden in her purse."--

    Format: Book - 2018 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 19 copies

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  • I Am Enough

    I Am Enough

    Byers, Grace

    Shares a story of loving who you are, respecting others and being kind to one another.

    Format: Book - 2018 First edition

    Holds: 2 on 18 copies

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  • My Hair Is A Garden

    My Hair Is A Garden

    Cabrera, Cozbi A.

    After being teased yet again about her unruly hair, MacKenzie consults her neighbor, Miss Tillie, who compares hair care with tending her beautiful garden and teaches MacKenzie some techniques. Includes tips for shampooing, conditioning, and protecting black hair, and recipes for hair products.

    Format: Book - 2018

    Holds: 0 on 13 copies

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  • Hair Love

    Hair Love

    Cherry, Matthew A.

    A little girl's daddy steps in to help her arrange her curly, coiling, wild hair into styles that allow her to be her natural, beautiful self.

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 6 on 22 copies

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  • My Mommy Medicine

    My Mommy Medicine

    Danticat, Edwidge

    "When a child wakes up feeling sick, she is treated to a good dose of Mommy Medicine. Her remedy includes a yummy cup of hot chocolate; a cozy, bubble-filled bath time; and unlimited snuggles and cuddles. Mommy Medicine can heal all woes and make any day the BEST day!"--Jacket flap.

    Format: Book - 2019 First edition

    Holds: 1 on 19 copies

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  • A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks

    A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks

    Duncan, Alice Faye

    A collection of poems profiles the Chicago author who gave voice to the urban African American experience in the twentieth century. (2/23/2020 2:31:28 PM)

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 0 on 12 copies

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