• 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: 9 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: 35 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

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

    Format: Book - 2017

    Holds: 0 on 37 copies

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  • Crown (read Along): An Ode to the Fresh Cut

    Crown (read Along): An Ode to the Fresh Cut

    The barbershop is where the magic happens. Boys go in as lumps of clay and, with princely robes draped around their shoulders, a dab of cool shaving cream on their foreheads, and a slow, steady cut, they become royalty. That crisp yet subtle line makes boys sharper, more visible, more aware of every great thing that could happen to them when they look good: lesser grades turn into A's; girls take notice; even a mother's hug gets a little tighter. Everyone notices. A fresh cut makes boys fly. This is a rhythmic celebration of the self-esteem, confidence, and swagger boys feel when they leave the barber's chair - a tradition that places on their heads a figurative crown, beaming with jewels, that confirms their brilliance and worth and helps them not only love and accept themselves but also take a giant step toward caring how they present themselves to the world. The fresh cuts. That's where it all begins.

    Format: Streaming Video - 2018

    Holds: 0 on 0 copies

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  • The King of Kindergarten

    The King of Kindergarten

    Barnes, Derrick

    Instilled with confidence by his parents, a young boy has a great first day of kindergarten.

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 2 on 39 copies

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  • The King of Kindergarten

    The King of Kindergarten

    Barnes, Derrick

    Instilled with confidence by his parents, a young boy has a great first day of kindergarten.

    Format: eBook - 2019

    Holds: 0 on 1 copy

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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. (8/9/2020 4:04:07 AM)

    Format: Book - 2018

    Holds: 0 on 13 copies

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