What’s Up, Bear?

In What’s Up Bear?, bubbly, outgoing little Sophie is excited about her upcoming trip to the big city, but her slightly-distraught, long-faced little introverted...

Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

Most historians know who Martin Luther King, Jr. was, what he stood for and what he did to help change the condition of the...

Fifty Cents and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington is not an unsung hero; there are many books on his life, legacy, and dreams. However, after reading author Jabari Asim’s...

The Granddaughter Necklace

Black History Month is upon us again, and as always, many wonderful picture books are making their debut. The Granddaughter Necklace, by Sharon Dennis...

Lullaby (For a Black Mother)

Most lullaby books focus on the baby’s pleasure as its mother gazes into its eyes and sings a sleepy-time song. But in Lullaby (For...