The 1619 Project’s lyrical picture book in verse, adapted for audio, chronicles the consequences of slavery and the history of Black resistance in the United States, thoughtfully rendered by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and Newbery honor-winning author Renée Watson.
A young student receives a family tree assignment in... Read more
Ten People Who Shaped History
Meet the ten remarkable kings, queens, inventors, scholars, and visionaries who changed the world.
Black history begins thousands of years ago with the many cultures and people of the African continent.
Through portraits of ten heroic figures, author Tracey Baptiste takes readers on a journey across Africa to meet some of the great leaders and... Read more
How Drawing Shaped My Life
An inspiring memoir of one of the most acclaimed children’s book illustrators of all time, sharing the story of a young artist who finds the courage to follow his passion against all odds.
Jerry’s vivid recollections and lively sketchbook drawings of his youth in postwar America tell an inspiring story of how a hardworking boy pursued his... Read more
A novel from Angela Cervantes that uses the story of Frida Kahlo to help listeners discover the true power of heritage, art, and family.
A room locked for fifty years.
A valuable peacock ring.
A mysterious brother-sister duo.
Paloma Marquez is traveling to Mexico City, birthplace of her deceased father, for the very first time. She's hoping... Read more
Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom
What have I to fear? My master broke every promise to me. I lost my beloved wife and our dear children. All, sold South. Neither my time nor my body is mine. The breath of life is all I have to lose. And bondage is suffocating me. Henry Brown wrote that long before he came to be known as Box; he “entered the world a slave.” He was put to work... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
A Book About Programming
Have you ever wondered how computers follow instructions so well? Or how they do math so quickly? Basic principles of coding, including variables, binary code, loops, programming languages, and more are explored in this newest engaging addition to the How Do series. The How Do series is a great introduction to various STEM topics, each written... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
A Book About Geometry
Have you ever wondered how to measure your pizza, or how much ice cream is in your ice-cream cone? Basic principles of geometry, including measuring two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes, attributes of various shapes, and formulas for finding area and volume, are explored through informative and engaging text in this newest addition to... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
A Book about Bugs
Have you ever wondered what makes bugs so special? The latest addition to the How Do series dives into all of the unique things spiders, worms, ladybugs, and many other insects can do. The How Do series is a great introduction to various STEM topics, each presented in a format that encourages audiences to ask questions and guess the answers... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Sasha has one speed?fast. She loves to do lots of things, all at once, as fast as possible. Mr. Sloth has one speed?slow. He loves to do things one at a time, at a nice, easy pace. Can Mr. Sloth’s mindful ways teach Sasha to slow down and enjoy life? Bestselling author Katy Hudson gently weaves a mindfulness theme into this unlikely friendship... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
William Still’s parents escaped slavery but had to leave two of their children behind, a tragedy that haunted the family. As a young man, William went to work for the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society, where he raised money, planned rescues, and helped freedom seekers who had traveled north. And then one day, a strangely familiar man came into... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
On Sundays, everyone gathers at Granny’s for Soul Food. But today, I don’t go to the backyard or the great room. I follow Granny instead. “You’re a big boy now,” Granny says. “Time for you to learn.” At Granny’s, Sunday isn’t Sunday without a big family gathering over a lovingly prepared meal. Old enough now, our narrator is finally invited to... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
A Bold Reclaiming of Our Enslaved History
Your story begins in Africa. Your African ancestors defied the odds and survived 400 years of slavery in America and passed down an extraordinary legacy to you. Beginning in Africa before 1619, Your Legacy presents an unprecedentedly accessible, empowering, and proud introduction to African American history for children. While your ancestors’... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Preciosa has hair that won’t stay straight, won’t be confined. Rudine’s hair resists rollers, flat irons, and rules. Together, the girls play hair salon! They take inspiration from their moms, their neighbors, their ancestors, and cultural icons. They discover that their hair holds roots of the past and threads of the future. Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist
Nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks intended to go places and do things like anybody else. So when she heard grown-ups talk about wiping out Birmingham’s segregation laws, she spoke up. As she listened to the preacher’s words, smooth as glass, she sat up tall. And when she heard the plan—picket those white stores! March to protest those unfair... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
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“I can’t believe this is Kim Johnson’s debut novel! It has easily cemented a spot in the social justice YA canon, alongside The Hate U Give, Monster, and co. Written with an expert hand, This Is My America follows Tracy Beaumont as she fights to get her innocent father off of death row, while also trying to keep her community safe from police... Read more
The Raybearer Series: Book #1
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“Such a cool fantasy novel with an incredible magic system! Perfect for fans of "Children of Blood and Bone." I highly recommend listening to the audiobook to further immerse yourself in this beautiful world that Ifueko has created. Read more
A Series of Children’s Books
We’re introduced to Patti Fix-It, a self-described ‘Rainbow Child’ and veggie lover. In this first story in a series, Book I, Billy the Bully, Patti tells of her amazing gift to make people feel better when she ‘fixes’ their problems. In “Billy the Bully”, we see her create a positive change in a tense situation at the neighborhood playground. Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Cracking the code isn't all it's cracked up to be in this scavenger hunt adventure from a Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author.
“Delivers a truly fresh mystery — along with a heist, some heartbreak, some unforgettable characters and plenty of laser tag.” —The New York Times Book Review
Chester Keene takes great comfort in his routines.... Read more
A heartbreaking and powerful novel about racism and social justice as fourteen-year-old Ayo has to decide whether to take on her mother's activist role when her mom is shot by police. As she tries to find answers, Ayo looks to the wisdom of her ancestors and her Harlem community for guidance.Ayo's mother founded the biggest civil rights movement... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
How Four Friends Stood up by Sitting Down
The recipient of a Coretta Scott King Book Award Author Honor, Andrea Davis Pinkney is the popular author of numerous picture books and young adult novels. Sit-In recounts the historic events of 1960, when four black college students attempted to integrate a lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina. ". powerful, elemental, and historic story... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List