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Coretta Scott King

My Rows and Piles of Coins
Mollel, Tololwa M
I emptied my secret money box, arranged the coins in piles and the piles in rows . . . The market is full of wonderful things, but Saruni is saving his precious coins for a red and blue bicycle. How happy he will be when he can help his mother carry heavy loads to market on his very own bicycle--...
Item No. 9780395751862
$17.99
Nathaniel Talking-PB
Greenfield, Eloise
In brief poems, a nine-year-old boy shares his views on his mother's death, knowledge, friends, school, his father, and the future.
Item No. 9780863162015
$6.95
Nelson Mandela
Nelson, Kadir

This stunning picture book biography of Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson is a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Honor award.

In this lush, acclaimed book, award-winning author-illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of global icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson...

Item No. 9780061783746
$17.99
Nelson Mandela PB
Nelson, Kadir

This stunning picture book biography of Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson is a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Honor award.

In this lush, acclaimed book, award-winning author-illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of global icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson...

Item No. 9780061783777
$8.99
Anne Rockwell

A powerful picture book biography of one of the abolitionist movement's most compelling voices.

Sojourner Truth traveled the country in the latter half of the 19th century, speaking out against slavery. She told of a slave girl who was sold three times by age 13, who was beaten for...

Item No. 9780440417668
$7.99
Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets
Wentworth, Marjory
The 2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner

A Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Honoree's New York Times best-selling ode to poets who have sparked a sense of wonder.

Out of gratitude for the poet's art form, Newbery Award-winning author and...

Item No. 9780763680947
$18.99
Palm of My Heart: Poetry by African American Children
Adedjouma, Davida
When children are encouraged to celebrate their lives -- their joys, their influences, their hopes -- the results are pure poetry.

Black is dark, dark is lovely,

lovely is the palm of my heart

and my heartbeats are filled with joy

When children are encouraged to...

Item No. 9781880000762
$10.95
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
Steptoe, Javaka
Winner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal and the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award
Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who...
Item No. 9780316213882
$18.99
Ray Charles
Mathis, Sharon Bell

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, American Library Association (ALA)
Coretta Scott King Author Award, American Library Association (ALA)
Choices, Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)
Storytelling World Honor Award, Storytelling World

A beautiful new edition of...

Item No. 9781584300182
$10.95
Tar Beach HB
Ringgold, Faith
Illus. in full color. "Ringgold recounts the dream adventure of
eight-year-old Cassie Louise Lightfoot, who flies above her apartment-building
rooftop, the 'tar beach' of the title, looking down on 1939 Harlem. Part
autobiographical, part fictional, this allegorical tale sparkles...
Item No. 9780517580301
$17.99
Tar Beach - Softcover
Ringgold, Faith
Illus. in full color. "Ringgold recounts the dream adventure of
eight-year-old Cassie Louise Lightfoot, who flies above her apartment-building
rooftop, the 'tar beach' of the title, looking down on 1939 Harlem. Part
autobiographical, part fictional, this allegorical tale sparkles...
Item No. 9780517885444
$7.99
Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux

In the 1930s, Lewis's dad, Lewis Michaux Sr., had an itch he needed to scratch--a book itch. How to scratch it? He started a bookstore in Harlem and named it the National Memorial African Bookstore.

And as far as Lewis Michaux Jr. could tell, his father's bookstore was one of a...

Item No. 9780761339434
$17.99
The Creation (25th Anniversary Edition)
Johnson, James Weldon
An award-winning retelling of the Biblical creation story from a star of the Harlem Renaissance and an acclaimed illustrator

James Weldon Johnson, author of the civil rights anthem Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing, wrote this beautiful Bible-learning story in 1922, at the height of the...

Item No. 9780823440252
$18.99
The Middle Passage
Tom Feelings

Alex Haley's Roots awakened many Americans to the cruelty of slavery. The Middle Passage focuses attention on the torturous journey which brought slaves from Africa to the Americas, allowing readers to bear witness to the sufferings of an entire people. 64 paintings.

Item No. 9780803718043
$75.00
The Middle Passage (New Edition)
Feelings, Tom
Alex Haley's Roots awakened many Americans to the cruelty of slavery. The Middle Passage focuses attention on the torturous journey which brought slaves from Africa to the Americas, allowing readers to bear witness to the sufferings of an entire people.
Item No. 9780525552444
$29.99
The Moon Over Star
Dianna Hutts Aston and Jerry Pinkney

In July 1969, the world witnessed an awe-inspiring historical achievement when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon. For the young protagonist of this lyrical and hopeful picture book, that landing is something that inspires her to make one giant step...

Item No. 9780803731073
$17.99
The Secret Olivia Told Me
N. Joy & Nancy Devard

Can you keep a secret? Olivia has a secret-a BIG secret. It's a secret that she tells only to her very best friend. And her best friend promises she won't say a word. But the secret is really BIG and really JUICY. ...

Item No. 9781933491363
$8.95
Thunder Rose
Nolen, Jerdine
Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Thunder Rose vows to grow up to be more than just big and strong, thank you very kindly--and boy, does she ever! But when a whirling storm on a riotous rampage threatens, has Rose finally met her match?
Jerdine Nolen's wondrous...

Item No. 9780152060060
$7.99
Under the Sunday Tree
Greenfield, Eloise

An award-winning picture book poetry collection for children by the legendary poet Eloise Greenfield with illustrations by critically acclaimed artist Amos Ferguson.

The perfect collaboration between two master image-makers. --School Library Journal...

Item No. 9780064432573
$10.99
Underground
Shane W. Evans

One of School Library Journal’s Best Nonfiction Books of 2011

A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger's home. Where are they heading? They are heading for Freedom by way...
Item No. 9781596435384
$16.99
What a Morning! Christmas Story in Black Spirituals
Langstaff, John
This luminous illustrated songbook presents five spirituals that tell the story of the Nativity.

Young readers will delight in the exquisite cast of human, animal, and heavenly creatures. The collection includes: "My Lord, What a Morning!", "Mary Had a Baby", "Go, Tell It on the Mountain...

Item No. 9780689504228
$17.99
Working Cotton
Williams, Sherley Anne
A 1993 Caldecott Honor Book

This child's view of the long day's work in the cotton fields, simply expressed in a poet's resonant language, is a fresh and stirring look at migrant family life. "With its restrained poetic text and impressionist paintings, this is a picture book...

Item No. 9780152014827
$7.99