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Sulwe by Lupita Nyong'o,

illustrated by Vashti Harrison

All Because You Matter

by Tami Charles, illustrated by Bryan Collier

The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family

by Ibtihaj Muhammad and S.K. Ali, illustrated by Hatem Aly

I Too, Am America

by Langston Hughes, illustrated by Bryan Collier

Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X

by Ilyasah Shabazz, illustrated by AG Ford

Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation

by Duncan Tonatiuh

It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way by Kyo Maclear 

illustrated by Julie Morstad

Where Are You From?

by Yamile Saied Méndez, illustrated by Jaime Kim

The Day You Begin

by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Rafael López

Dreamers

by Yuyi Morales

Viola Desmond Won’t Be Budged!

by Jody Nyasha Warner and Richard Rudnicki

My Hair is a Garden

by Cozbi A. Cabrera

Kindergarten Student

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I Am Not A Number

by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer, illustrated by Gillian Newland

Mae Among the Stars

by Roda Ahmed, illustrated by Stasia Burrington

Sing a Song: How "Lift Every Voice and Sing"

Inspired Generations by Kelly Starling Lyons, illustrated by Keith Mallett

Just in time for the 120th anniversary of the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing

by Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, and Ann Hazzard, illustrated by Jennifer Zivoin

Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Ekua Holmes

Ruth and the Green Book

by Calvin Alexander Ramsey, illustrated by Floyd Cooper

Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America

by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Jamey Christoph

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

by Vashti Harrison

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History

by Vashti Harrison

The Whispering Town

by Jennifer Elvgren, illustrated by Fabio Santomauro

Dream Builder: The Story of Architect Philip Freelon

by Kelly Starling Lyons, illustrated by Laura Freeman

When I Was Eight by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard

That’s Not Fair! Emma Tenayuca’s Struggle for Justice

by Carmen Tafolla and Sharyll Tenayuca, illustrated by Terry Ybáñez

We Are Grateful, Otsaliheliga

by Traci Sorell, illustrated by Frané Lessac

Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop

by Alice Faye Duncan, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal

 

Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas

by Gwendolyn Hooks, illustrated Colin Bootman

 

A Different Pond

by Bao Phi, illustrated by Thi Bui

The State of Black Girls

by Marline Francois-Madden