The Teachers March!: How Selma’s Teachers Changed History By Sandra Neil Wallace & Rich Wallace illustrated by Charly Palmer

Back of Book:Reverend F.D. Reese was a leader of the Voting Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama. As a teacher and principal, he recognized that his colleagues were viewed with great respect in the city. Could he convince them to risk their jobs–and perhaps their lives–by organizing a teachers-only march to the county courthouse to demandContinue reading “The Teachers March!: How Selma’s Teachers Changed History By Sandra Neil Wallace & Rich Wallace illustrated by Charly Palmer”

Nana Akua Goes to School By Tricia Elam Walker & April Harrison

Back of Book:It is Grandparents Day at Zura’s elementary school, and the students are excited to introduce their grandparents and share what makes them special. Aleja’s grandfather is a fisherman. Bisou’s grandmother is a dentist. But Zura’s Nana, who is her favorite person in the world, looks a little different from other grandmas. Nana AkuaContinue reading “Nana Akua Goes to School By Tricia Elam Walker & April Harrison”

The Power of Her Pen: The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne By Lesa Cline-Ransome & John Parra

Back of Book:Ethel Payne always had an ear for stories. Seeking truth, justice, and equality, Ethel followed stories from her school newspaper in Chicago to Japan during World War II. It even led her to the White House briefing room, where she broke barriers as the only black female journalist. Ethel wasn’t afraid to askContinue reading “The Power of Her Pen: The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne By Lesa Cline-Ransome & John Parra”

Black Is a Rainbow Color By Angela Joy & Ekua Holmes

Back of Book:From the wheels of a bicycle to the robe on Thurgood Marshall’s back, Black surrounds our lives. It is a color to simply describe some of our favorite things, but it also evokes a deeper sentiment about the incredible people who helped change the world and a community that continues to grow andContinue reading “Black Is a Rainbow Color By Angela Joy & Ekua Holmes”