Children try to overcome prejudice
Barb Szyszkiewicz | May 5 2016 | comment  
A story about a unique cultural exchange.

Growing Up: being Southern Black in the 1930’s
Susan Reibel Moore | Apr 27 2016 | comment  
9-year-old Cassie Logan is one of literature's most endearing heroines.

This book was a terrible disappointment
Jennifer Minicus | Jan 13 2016 | comment  
I could not force myself to finish it.

Poetry takes the Newbery
Jennifer Minicus | Apr 2 2015 | comment  
This year's finalists lack literary merit.

The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had
Margaret Hannon | Dec 16 2012 | comment  
An appealing young adult novel about race relations in the early twentieth century.

Mildred D. Taylor’s Short Stories
Jennifer Minicus | Jun 24 2012 | comment  
Mildred Talyor has written several books based on her family's history.

The Land
Jennifer Minicus | Jan 14 2012 | comment  
This Coretta Scott King Award winner is a prequel to "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry."

Benjamin and the Paradise Project
Jennifer Minicus | Aug 15 2011 | comment  
Eleven-year-old Benjamin discovers the truth about himself in this science fiction mystery.

The Wonder of Charlie Anne
Jennifer Minicus | Jun 1 2011 | comment  
Sometimes being a good friend means taking risks.

Amos Fortune, Free Man
Jennifer Minicus | Sep 16 2010 | comment  
In this biography of an African slave, Yates demonstrates that to forgive can sometimes be human as well as divine.

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