His speeches stirred a generation to change - and outlined a practical way to economic freedom and true democracy. His words would help bring about the end of a brutally unequal system - and would...
Author: King, Martin LutherSummary:
Author: Lewis, J. PatrickSummary:
Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis crafts poetic portraits of civil rights luminaries in this important work. From Coretta Scott King and Gandhi to Nelson Mandela and Jackie Robinson, When...
Author: Nelson, VaundaSummary:
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson received the Coretta Scott King Award for her children's book Almost to Freedom. Here she relays the extraordinary story of Bass Reeves, a lawman in the Old West who escaped...
Author: Alexander, KwameSummary:
In this middle grade novel-in-verse by the Newbery Medal-winning and Coretta Scott King Honor Award-winning author of "The Crossover," soccer, family, love, and friendship take center stage as...
Author: Perkins, Useni EugeneSummary:
Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins Hey black child...
Author: Grimes, NikkiSummary:
This thought-provoking companion to Nikki Grimes' Coretta Scott King Award-winning Bronx Masquerade shows the capacity poetry has to express ideas and feelings, and connect us with ourselves and...
Author: Lyons, Kelly StarlingSummary:
"On reunion morning, we rise before the sun. Daddy hums as he packs our car with suitcases and a cooler full of snacks. He says there's nothing like going down home." Down home is...
Author: Cline-Ransome, LesaSummary:
It's 1946, and Lymon, uprooted from his life in the Deep South and moved up North, needs that chance. Lymon's father is, for the time being, at Parchman Farm-the Mississippi State...
Author: Woodson, JacquelineSummary:
WINNER OF THE CORETTA SCOTT KING AUTHOR AWARD
National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson's stirring novel-in-verse explores how a family moves forward when their glory days have...
Author: Reynolds, JasonSummary:
When two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything backfires-literally-in this piercing middle grade novel by the winner of the Coretta Scott King - Johnson Steptoe Award. Genie's...
Author: Reynolds, JasonSummary:
A National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature.
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.
Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter...
Author: Craft, JerrySummary:
2020 Audie Awards® Finalist—Middle Grade
Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers' Literature, and an Audie Award finalist!
Author: Flake, Sharon G.Summary:
The powerful and long-anticipated companion to The Skin I'm In , Sharon Flake's bestselling modern classic, presents the unflinching story of Char, a young woman trapped in the...
Author: Stevenson, Sarah JamilaSummary:
Hoping to raise money for a post-graduation trip to London, Asha Jamison and her best friend Carey decide to sell T-shirts promoting the Latte Rebellion, a club that raises awareness of mixed-race...
Author: Moore, David BarclaySummary:
A boy tries to steer a safe path through the projects in Harlem in the wake of his brother's death in this outstanding debut novel that's been described as a "fast and furious read...