If you’re attending AASL, please join us for our Shining the Spotlight program today in Room North 124A from 10:40 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. The BBS team will be represented by Gwendolyn Hooks, Kelly Starling Lyons, Tameka Fryer Brown and Crystal Allen.
Following the session, Crystal will sign at booth 223 from 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Tameka will read in Authorpalooza at 12:15 p.m.
Tameka and Kelly will sign in Authorpalooza at 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m.
Here’s the list of books we featured in our book talk:
A Night Out With Mama by Quvenzhane Wallis, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat written and illustrated by Javaka Steptoe
One Shadow on the Wall by Leah Henderson
American Ace by Marilyn Nelson
Visiting Day by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by James Ransome
Sugar by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Crown by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Gordon James
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History written and illustrated by Vashti Harrison
Something Beautiful by Sharon Dennis Wyeth, illustrated by Chris K. Soentpiet
My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood by Tameka Fryer Brown, illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Tiny Stitches by Gwendolyn Hooks, illustrated by Colin Bootman
Two Naomis by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich and Audrey Vernick
Tea Cakes for Tosh by Kelly Starling Lyons, illustrated by E. B. Lewis
The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Spirit Week Showdown and The Wall of Fame Game by Crystal Allen, illustrated by Eda Kaban
In Your Hands by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Brian Pinkney
The Ring Bearer written and illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Preaching to the Chickens by Jabari Asim, illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illustrated by James Ransome
The Legendary Miss Lena Horne by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon
Don’t Call Me Grandma by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon
All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Thank you for your support.