Book Giveaway: The Wonder of the World Leaf

  The The Wonder of the World Leaf Book Giveaway is fully sponsored and organized by the book’s author. It is not sponsored by (or in any way affiliated with) HarperCollins. From dynamic duo Summer Edward (author) and Sayada Ramdial (illustrator) comes The Wonder of the World Leaf, a hopeful nature-loving tale of community and [ Read the full article… ]

African American Children’s Book Project’s Best Picture Books of 2020

For nearly three decades, Vanesse Lloyd-Sgambati has celebrated and promoted the outstanding work of Black children’s book authors and illustrators through her essential organization, The African American Children’s Book Project. She has been a champion of connecting kids with Black creators, raising the profile of Black children’s literature and boosting sales through media exposure and [ Read the full article… ]

Cover Reveal: Papa’s Free Day Party

Cherished poet and children’s book author Marilyn Nelson finds inspiration all around. Winner of a Newbery Honor, Coretta Scott King Honors and Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards, her outstanding contributions for young people soar with meaning and heart. Whether celebrating the life of George Washington Carver, weaving a heart-wrenching memorial to Emmett Till or showing the [ Read the full article… ]

Call And Response: A Black Lives Matter Q & A for Young People

Get ready for a powerful rally organized by Kwame Alexander, Jacqueline Woodson, Jason Reynolds and Toshi Reagon. The Black Lives Matter protests and calls to action have enlightened, energized and empowered young people in this country. But, it has also left them wondering how they can assert themselves, find answers, do something during this moment [ Read the full article… ]

Generations Book Club: Beginnings

This summer, we launched Generations Book Club, sharing lists of recommended books twice each month. We appreciated your notes of support and requests to have more selections.  Thanks to you, we’re keeping it going throughout the year! On the 15th of each month – except for February which is our annual Black History Month celebration, [ Read the full article… ]