A Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction
When eleven-year-old Langston's father moves them from their home in Alabama to Chicago's Bronzeville district, it feels like he's giving up everything he loves.
Eleven-year-old Isabella’s blended family is more divided than ever in this “timely but genuine” (Publishers Weekly) story about divorce and racial identity from the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Out of My Mind, Sharon M.
Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents J.C. Cervantes' take on Maya mythology featuring a boy who has to stop the god of death.$7.99ISBN: 9780062275103Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our storesPublished: Walden Pond Press - May 12th, 2020
Three starred reviews
A Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book of 2019
Anne Ursu, author of the National Book Award nominee The Real Boy, returns with a story of the power of fantasy, the limits of love, and the struggles inherent in growing up.$7.99ISBN: 9780316262262Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our storesPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019
A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.
Only the living can make the world better. Live and make it better.$7.99ISBN: 9781536212587Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our storesPublished: Candlewick - April 7th, 2020
“The realistic portrayal of a complex young Latina’s life is one many readers will relate to. . . . Medina cruises into readers’ hearts.” — School Library Journal (starred review)$12.99ISBN: 9780062662811Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our storesPublished: Quill Tree Books - April 7th, 2020
Winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Pura Belpré Award!$10.99ISBN: 9780525552970Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our storesPublished: Penguin Books - August 20th, 2019
Darius doesn't think he'll ever be enough, in America or in Iran. Hilarious and heartbreaking, this unforgettable debut introduces a brilliant new voice in contemporary YA.
Winner of the William C. Morris Debut Award
“Heartfelt, tender, and so utterly real. I’d live in this book forever if I could.”