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Unbound

              Unbound: A Novel In Verse by Ann E. Burg The day nine-year-old Grace is called to work in the kitchen in the Big House, everyone warns her to keep her head down and her thoughts to herself, but the more she sees of the oppressive Master and his hateful wife, the more she ... Read More »

Freedom Over Me

              Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought To Life by Ashley Bryan “Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away”– Provided by publisher. Read More »

One Crazy Summer

              One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia After travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, Delphine and her two sisters discover that their mother, a dedicated poet, wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp. Read More »

Chasing Secrets

              Chasing Secrets by Gennifer Choldenko Thirteen-year-old Lizzie and her secret friend Noah, who is hiding in her house, plan to rescue Noah’s father from the quarantined Chinatown, and save everyone they love from contracting the plague that is spreading in 1900 San Francisco. Read More »