Maya and the Rising Dark
The Maya and the Rising Dark Series: Book #1
In this highly anticipated contemporary fantasy, twelve-year-old Maya’s search for her missing father puts her at the center of a battle between our world, the Orishas, and the mysterious and sinister Dark world. Perfect for fans of Aru Shah and the End of Time and The Serpent’s Secret. Twelve-year-old Maya is the only one in her South Side... Read more »
Stella Diaz Has Something to Say
Stella Diaz: Book #1
In her first middle-grade novel, award-winning picture book author and illustrator Angela Dominguez tells a heartwarming story based on her own experiences growing up Mexican-American. Stella Diaz loves marine animals, especially her betta fish, Pancho. But Stella Diaz is not a betta fish. Betta fish like to be alone, while Stella loves spending... Read more »
Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero
A coming-of-age tale about a boy who discovers a love of poetry after finding his late father's journal. Adapted from a story that first appeared in Flying Lessons & Other Stories and perfect for fans of The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson.
Isaiah is now the big man of the house. But it's a lot harder than his dad made it look. His... Read more »
Three Keys (A Front Desk Novel) (Unabridged edition)
Front Desk: Book #2
The story of Mia and her family and friends at the Calivista Motel continues in this powerful, hilarious, and resonant sequel to theaward-winning novel Front Desk.Mia Tang thinks she's going to have the best year ever.She and her parents are the proud owners of the Calivista Motel, Mia gets to run the front desk with her best friend, Lupe, an Read more »d...
All Because You Matter (Unabridged edition)
A lyrical, heart-lifting love letter to black and brown children everywhere: reminding them how much they matter, thatthey have always mattered, and they always will, from powerhouse rising star author Tami Charles.Discover this poignant, timely, and emotionally stirring picture book, an ode to black and brown children everywhere that is full o Read more »f...
Bedtime for Sweet Creatures
A sweet bedtime story from the award-winning author Nikki Grimes about a mother, her little boy, and their imagination-fueled and animal filled journey to get to sleep. It's bedtime. But Mommy's little one is not sleepy. He growls like a bear, he questions like an owl, he tosses his mane like a lion. He hunts for water like a sly wolf, and... Read more »
I Am Every Good Thing
An upbeat, empowering, important audiobook from the team that created the award-winning Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
a nonstop ball of energy.
Powerful and full of light.
I am a go-getter. A difference maker. A leader.
The confident Black narrator of this book is proud of everything that makes him who he is. He's got big plans, and no doubt... Read more »