• Brown Baby Lullaby

    By Brown, Tameka Fryer (E Brow)

    From sunset to bedtime, two brown-skinned parents lovingly care for their beautiful brown baby: first, they play outside, then it is time for dinner and a bath, and finally a warm snuggle before bed. Spanish words are sprinkled throughout this sweet book.


  • Woke Baby

    By Browne, Mahogany L (E Brow)

    Woke babies are up early. Woke babies raise their fists in the air. Woke babies cry out for justice. Woke babies grow up to change the world. This lyrical and empowering book is both a celebration of what it means to be a baby and what it means to be woke.

     


  • Don't Touch My Hair!

    By Miller, Sharee

    E Mill

    OverDrive: ebook

    Aria loves her soft and bouncy hair, but must go to extremes to avoid people who touch it without permission until, finally, she speaks up.


  • Jazz Baby

    By Wheeler, Lisa (E Whee)

    With a simple clap of hands, an itty-bitty be-boppin' baby gets his whole family singing and dancing. This musical book is great to read with babies and toddlers.


  • My Hair is Magic

    By Marroquin,M. L. (E Marr)

    This little girl knows her hair is great just as it is. When people ask, “Why is your hair so BIG?” she answers, “Why isn’t yours?” Her hair is soft, it protects her; it’s both gentle and fierce. While some might worry about how it’s different and try to contain it, she gives it the freedom to be so extraordinary it almost has a life of its own.


  • Harbor Me

    By Woodson, Jacqueline

    J Wood

    OverDrive: eBook, eAudiobook 

    When six students are chosen to participate in a weekly talk with no adults allowed, they discover that when they're together, it's safe to share the hopes and fears they have to hide from the rest of the world.


  • From the Desk of Zoe Washington

    By Marks, Janae

    J Mark

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    Zoe has just turned twelve. She isn’t speaking to her former best friend Trevor, and dreams of being the next Kids Bake Challenge star. But now she’s received a letter in the mail—from her father, who is in prison—who she has never met. What’s a girl to write?


  • New Kid

    By Craft, Jerri

    J Craf

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    After his parents send him to a prestigious private school known for its academics, Jordan Banks finds himself torn between two worlds. This graphic novel is a Newbury Award Winner. Look for the sequel, Class Act. 


  • Words With Wings

    By Grimes, Nikki

    J Grim

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    Gabby daydreams to escape her problems, but now the daydreaming is causing her problems! Finding another daydreaming friend and a teacher who develops a writing lesson around daydreams gives her the confidence to develop concrete dreams for her future.


  • Sugar

    By Rhodes, Jewell Parker

    J Rhod, PLAY J Rhod

    OverDrive: eBook

    After Emancipation, Sugar doesn’t see many differences in her life, but with the arrival of Chinese workers, the world-curious Sugar will have to be the bridge between old and new in her changing world.


  • The Girl With a Mind for Math: the Story of Ray Montague

    By Mosca, Julia Finley (EB Mont)

    After touring a German submarine in the early 1940s, young Ray set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of the way, even keeping her greatest career accomplishment a secret for decades.


  • Game Changers: the Story of Venus and Serena Williams

    By Cline-Ransome, Lesa (E 796.342 Clin)

    This book shares the story of the sisters and tennis stars, including their special relationship as sisters and best friends, their constant training as children, and their incredible success in professional tennis.


  • The Rock

    By Pantaleo, Steve (EB John)

    Profiles the life and career of Dwayne Johnson, the eight-time WWE Champion also known for his humor and acting roles.


  • The United States v. Jackie Robinson

    By Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta (EB Robi)

    Tells the true story of Jackie Robinson's battle against prejudice while serving in the military during World War II, covering his court-martial for refusing to move to the back of an integrated bus.


  • Mae Among the Stars

    By Ahmed, Roda (EB Jemi)

    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.