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Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth Be Told
Myers, Walter Dean

An important and inspiring book. (School Library Journal starred review)

Ida B. Wells worked bravely as an activist, educator, writer, journalist, suffragette, and pioneering voice against the horror of lynching. An inspiration for generations of civil...

Item No. 9780060544683
$7.99
If a Bus Could Talk PB
Ringgold, Faith
From a Caldecott Honor Award and Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator comes a bright and offbeat picture book with a unique perspective on the story of Rosa Parks.

A young girl named Marcie has a magical bus ride where the bus itself tells her the story of the mother of the Civil...

Item No. 9780689856761
$8.99
If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks
Ringgold, Faith
From a Caldecott Honor Award and Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator comes a bright and offbeat picture book with a unique perspective on the story of Rosa Parks.

A young girl named Marcie has a magical bus ride where the bus itself tells her the story of the mother of the Civil...

Item No. 9780689818929
$19.99
If You Decide To Go To Moon (Hardcover)
McNulty, Faith
Two artists at the height of their powers have created a beautiful book with an unforgettable message about the moon and an even more important message about the earth. A publishing event!

If you decide to go to the moon, writes Faith McNulty, read this book first. It will tellyou how to get...
Item No. 9780590483599
$18.99
Iggy Peck Architect
Beaty, Andrea
This beloved New York Times bestselling picture book is a fun-filled, inspiring story about the power of teamwork and the importance of celebrating individual gifts and self-expression.

And now you can follow Iggy's further adventures--with his friends Rosie Revere and Ada...

Item No. 9780810911062
$17.95
In the Garden With Dr. Carver
Grigsby, Susan
Sally is a young girl living in rural Alabama in the early 1900s, a time when people were struggling to grow food in soil that had been depleted by years of cotton production. One day, Dr. George Washington Carver shows up to help the grown-ups with their farms and the children with their school...
Item No. 9780807536308
$16.99
In the Spirit of the Dream
Salazar, Aida

Celebratory, triumphant, and inspiring, In the Spirit of a Dream is a tribute to American immigrants of color, written in poems and illustrated by 13 first- and second-generation immigrant artists.

In the spirit of a dream, many immigrants of color set out...

Item No. 9781338552874
$18.99
Insectlopedia
Florian, Douglas
"Mosquitoes are thin./Mosquitoes are rude./They feast on your skin/For take-out food." Children will delight in the playful language and hilarious illustrations while they learn about twenty-one insects that will bug or beguile them. From swooping dragonflies and twirling whirligig beetles to...
Item No. 9780152163358
$8.00
Island Grows
Schaefer, Lola M

This is the story of the birth of an island, from the first red-hot glow of magma at the bottom of the ocean, to the flowing lava that hardens and builds up higher and higher until, finally, it breaks through the water's surface.

And then, life comes to the island. First come the small...

Item No. 9780066239309
$17.99
It's a Great, Big Colorful World
Schamp, Tom
A gray day turns into a kaleidoscope of fun in this marvelously offbeat and stimulating journey through the world of color.

One winter morning, Otto the cat looks out the window and sighs, Why is everything so gray today? Luckily his friend Leon the chameleon is around to show him just...

Item No. 9783791374246
$19.95
John Henry (Softcover)
Lester, Julius
Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney's warm, humorous retelling of a popular African-American folk ballad.

When John Henry was born the birds, bears, rabbits, and even a unicorn came to see him. He grew so fast, he burst right through the porch roof, and laughed so loud, he scared the sun!...

Item No. 9780140566222
$7.99
John Lewis in the Lead
Benson, Kathleen
A biography of John Lewis, one of the "Big Six" civil rights leaders of the 1960s, focusing on his involvement in Freedom Rides, the March on Washington, and the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

How does an Alabama sharecropper's son grow up to help...

Item No. 9781600608490
$12.95
Joni: The Lyrical Life of Joni Mitchell
Alko, Selina

"Colors burst across each page, with layers of collage-work emphasizing the richness of Mitchell's influences and imagination. Will speak to readers just starting their own exploration of artistic expression. --Booklist (starred review)

Celebrate...

Item No. 9780062671295
$18.99
Josephine
Powell, Patricia Hruby
Coretta Scott King Book Award, Illustrator, Honor
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, Honor
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Nonfiction Honor
Parent's Choice Award
Wall Street Journal's 10 Best Children's Books of the Year List
Bologna Ragazzi Nonfiction Honor 2014...
Item No. 9781452103143
$17.99
Juneteenth for Mazie
Cooper, Floyd
Mazie is ready to celebrate liberty. She is ready to celebrate freedom. She is ready to celebrate a great day in American history. The day her ancestors were no longer slaves. Mazie remembers the struggles and the triumph, as she gets ready to celebrate Juneteenth.
Item No. 9781623701703
$15.95
Juneteenth for Mazie PB
Cooper, Floyd
Mazie is ready to celebrate liberty. She is ready to celebrate freedom. She is ready to celebrate a great day in American history. The day her ancestors were no longer slaves. Mazie remembers the struggles and the triumph, as she gets ready to celebrate Juneteenth.
Item No. 9781479558209
$5.95
Juneteenth Story
Agostini, Alliah L
With colorful illustrations and a timeline, this introductory history of Juneteenth for kids details the evolution of the holiday commemorating the date the enslaved people of Texas first learned of their freedom​.

On June 19, 1865--more than two years after President Lincoln's...

Item No. 9780760375143
$18.99
Justice Is: A Guide for Young Truth Seekers
Bharara, Preet
Introduce the concept of justice to young people with this picture book by New York Times bestselling author of Doing Justice, Preet Bharara.

In clear and simple language, Preet Bharara, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, explains what...

Item No. 9780593176627
$17.99
Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice (with Autographed Nikki Grimes Bookplate)
Grimes, Nikki

Autographed Nikki Grimes bookplate available with purchase.

Discover the incredible story of a young daughter of immigrants who would grow up to be the first woman, first Black person, and first South Asian American ever elected Vice President of the United States in this moving picture book biography of Kamala Harris.

When Kamala Harris...

Item No. 9781534462670
$17.99
Karate Hour (Hardcover)
Nevius, Carol
KARATE CLASS SHOULD ALWAYS BE THIS EXCITING!

Karate class begins and students come together to practice their blocks and stances--from crescent kicks to front kicks to tuck roll stands. Dynamic black-and-white artwork of children bowing, kicking and sailing through the air contrasts with their...

Item No. 9780761451693
$14.95
Karate Hour (Softcover)
Nevius, Carol
KARATE CLASS SHOULD ALWAYS BE THIS EXCITING!

Karate class begins and students come together to practice their blocks and stances--from crescent kicks to front kicks to tuck roll stands. Dynamic black-and-white artwork of children bowing, kicking and sailing through the air contrasts with their...

Item No. 9780761458401
$7.99
Lady Liberty (Softcover)
Rappaport, Doreen
"Tributes to the Statue of Liberty abound, but this one stands out for its unusual approach and powerful illustrations."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

It begins in 1865 as a romantic idea, but ten years later Édouard Laboulaye's dream catches fire. Sculptor...

Item No. 9780763671150
$4.99
Ladybug Girl & the Bug Squad
Davis, Jacky
The Bug Squad is back in a story about playing together, problem solving, and saying you're sorry in this hardcover picture book from the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series.

This book was a Jumpstart Read for the Record Book.

The Bug Squad -...

Item No. 9780803734197
$16.99
Land of Big Dreamers
Neil Waldman
From the time Thomas Jefferson wrote "all men are created equal" in 1776, equality has been important to our nation. Yet for much of our history, women, African Americans, Native Americans, and other groups faced unfair treatment. In each generation, brave people who shared Jefferson's dream have...
Item No. 9780822568100
$16.95
Lately Lily
Player, Micah
Where has Lily been lately? Everywhere! In this heartfelt picture book from illustrator Micah Player, Lily--a worldtravelling girl with boundless curiosity--goes on enviable adventures with her best friend Zeborah, travelling by plane, train, boat, and even by camel. Whether venturing far away or...
Item No. 9781452115252
$16.99