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The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street —Glaser, Karina Yan, author.
Large Print
2018
0 available of 1 items

Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.

Public School Superhero —Patterson, James, 1947-
Book
2015
22 available of 25 items

"In Kenny Wright's active imagination he's a world famous superhero, but in the real world he's a sixth grade "Grandma's Boy" whose struggles to fit in at his Washington D.C. inner city school will put his grades and fam...

Black cowboy, wild horses : a true story —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
1998
5 available of 5 items

A black cowboy is so in tune with wild mustangs that they accept him into the herd, thus enabling him singlehandedly to take them to the corral.

The unsung hero of Birdsong, USA —Woods, Brenda (Brenda A.), author.
Book
2020
1 available of 2 items

"For Gabriel Haberlin, life seems pretty close to perfect in the small southern town of Birdsong, USA. But on his twelfth birthday, his point of view begins to change. It all starts when he comes face-to-face with one of...

Mia Mayhem vs. the super bully —West, Kara, author.
Book
2019
8 available of 10 items

Mia is excited about her first superspeed training class, but a bully on her relay team leads her to lose her shadow and, worse, to snap at her friends.

Lola at the library with Mommy —McQuinn, Anna.
Book
2020
3 available of 4 items

Every Tuesday, Lola and her mother go to the library to borrow new books for Mom to read to her before bedtime.

Gabriela. Time for change —Johnson, Varian, author.
Book
2017
9 available of 10 items

Gabriela, finds her continuing to champion her struggles with a speech impediment while navigating the challenges of peer dynamics in her sixth-grade year.

Journey to freedom, 1838 —Winston, Sherri, author.
Book
2020
5 available of 6 items

In this retelling of an episode from Uncle Tom's Cabin, the slave Eliza Harris resolves to escape with her two-year-old son across the frozen Ohio River to prevent her master from selling the boy. Includes historical not...

Bedtime bonnet —Redd, Nancy Amanda, author.
Book
2020
1 available of 7 items

As family members braid, brush, twirl, roll, and tighten their hair before bedtime, putting on kerchiefs, wave caps, and other protective items, the little sister cannot find her bonnet.

Iggie's house. —Blume, Judy.
Book
1970
29 available of 32 items

When a black family with three children moves into the white neighborhood, eleven-year-old Winnie learns the difference between being a good neighbor and being a good friend.

My rainy day rocket ship —Sheppard, Markette, author.
Book
2020
3 available of 5 items

Told in rhyming text, a young African American boy, stuck inside on a rainy day, uses his imagination to create a rocket ship out of a rocking chair and takes off on a trip to a distant planet.

Genesis begins again —Williams, Alicia, 1970- author.
Book
2019
6 available of 11 items

Thirteen-year-old Genesis tries again and again to lighten her black skin, thinking it is the root of her family's troubles, before discovering reasons to love herself as is.

Buddy —Herlong, M.H.
Book
2013
2 available of 3 items

Twelve-year-old Li'l T and his family face great losses caused by Hurricane Katrina, including leaving Buddy, their very special, three-legged dog, behind when they must evacuate.

One crazy summer —Williams-Garcia, Rita.
Book
2012
12 available of 13 items

Before the ever after —Woodson, Jacqueline, author.
Book
2020
2 available of 11 items

ZJ's friends Ollie, Darry and Daniel help him cope when his father, a beloved professional football player, suffers severe headaches and memory loss that spell the end of his career.

Mae among the stars —Ahmed, Roda, 1981- author.
Book
2018
5 available of 9 items

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 sup...

I can build it! —Greenawalt, Kelly, author.
Book
2020
5 available of 13 items

In rhyming text Princess Truly, super girl, uses her magic curls to build things, including a bike for her brother, who has outgrown his old one, and a super snack machine.-- Provided by Publisher.

Henry's freedom box —Levine, Ellen.
Book
2007
4 available of 8 items

A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.

Halloween monster —Stock, Catherine.
Book
1990
14 available of 14 items

Tommy is reluctant to dress up and go out on Halloween until his mother convinces him that there are no real monsters, ghosts, or witches.

King and the dragonflies —Callender, Kacen, author.
Book
2020
5 available of 9 items

"In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is no right way to be yourself"-- Provided by publisher.

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