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The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593230572
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Published: One World - November 16th, 2021

A dramatic expansion of a groundbreaking work of journalism, The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story offers a profoundly revealing vision of the American past and present.
 


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The 1619 Project: Born on the Water Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593307359
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Published: Kokila - November 16th, 2021

The 1619 Project's lyrical picture book in verse chronicles the consequences of slavery and the history of Black resistance in the United States, thoughtfully rendered by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and Newbery honor-winning author Ren e Watson.


Love in Color: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063078499
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Published: William Morrow - April 13th, 2021

“Perfection in short story form, I am in love with every single word Bolu Babalola has written.


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We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know Cover Image
By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781623541927
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Published: Charlesbridge - April 20th, 2021

Twelve Native American kids present historical and contemporary laws, policies, struggles, and victories in Native life, each with a powerful refrain: We are still here!


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Gilded Serpent (Dark Shores #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250317797
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Published: Tor Teen - April 27th, 2021

From bestselling author Danielle L. Jensen comes a thrilling new novel in the Dark Shores world, a series that Sarah J. Maas called "everything I look for in a fantasy novel."

THEIR BATTLES ENDED IN VICTORY


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Counting Down with You Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781335209979
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Published: Inkyard Press - May 4th, 2021

In this sparkling and romantic YA debut, a reserved Bangladeshi teenager has twenty-eight days to make the biggest decision of her life after agreeing to fake date her school's resident bad boy.

How do you make one month last a lifetime?


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ISBN: 9781338665857
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 4th, 2021

From Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel David Makonnen comes an Afrofuturist adventure about a mythical Ethiopian empire. Sci-fi and fantasy combine in this epic journey to the stars.

Yared Heywat lives an isolated life in Addis Prime -- a hardscrabble city with rundown tech, lots of rules, and not much to do. His worrywart Uncle Moti and bionic lioness Besa are his only family...


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The Bruce Swap Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan Higgins, Ryan Higgins (Illustrator), Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781368028561
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 4th, 2021

Bruce is a bear who struggles with fun.
When Bruce says no to fun one too many times, Nibbs, Thistle, and Rupert secretly wish Bruce was more fun. And the geese secretly wish for sandwiches. The next morning, all their wishes come true. Bruce is cheerful. Bruce is adventurous. Bruce has pizzazz . . . and a basket of sandwiches.


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Finding Junie Kim Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062987983
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Published: HarperCollins - May 4th, 2021

For fans of Inside Out and Back Again and Amina’s Voice comes a breathtaking own voices story of family, hope, and survival from Ellen Oh, cofounder of We Need Diverse Books.


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The Shape of Thunder Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062956675
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 11th, 2021

An extraordinary new novel from Jasmine Warga, Newbery Honor–winning author of Other Words for Home, about loss and healing—and how friendship can be magical.

Cora hasn’t spoken to her best friend, Quinn, in a year.


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While Justice Sleeps Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385546577
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Published: Doubleday Books - May 11th, 2021

From celebrated national leader and bestselling author Stacey Abrams, While Justice Sleeps is a gripping, complexly plotted thriller set within the halls of the U.S. Supreme Court.


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Where Wonder Grows Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781947627468
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Published: Cinco Puntos Press - May 25th, 2021

"Simply stunning"--Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review / ⭐"Lyrical"--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

A children's picture book about a grandmother bonding with her granddaughters as she teaches them how much they can learn from nature just by being curious.


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Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250305978
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Published: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - June 1st, 2021

“Sure to be one of the best memoirs of 2021.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review


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Miles Morales: Shock Waves (Original Spider-Man Graphic Novel) Cover Image
By Justin A. Reynolds, Pablo Leon (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338648034
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Published: Graphix - June 1st, 2021

An original middle-grade graphic novel from Graphix starring Brooklyn's Spider-Man, Miles Morales, by bestselling author Justin A. Reynolds and Eisner nominee Pablo Leon!

Miles Morales is a normal kid who happens to juggle school at Brooklyn Visions Academy while swinging through the streets of Brooklyn as Spider-Man.


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Don't Hate the Player Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547605026
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 1st, 2021

"Refreshingly voice-y, wildly smart, and genuinely hilarious." - Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue

From an exciting new voice comes a funny and heartfelt YA romance set in the world of competitive gaming, perfect for fans of Opposite of Always and Slay.


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Published: Feiwel & Friends - June 1st, 2021

Gossip Girl meets Get Out in Ace of Spades, a YA contemporary thriller by debut author Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé about two students, Devon & Chiamaka, and their struggles against an anonymous bully.

All you need to know is . . . I’m here to divide and conquer. Like all great tyrants do. —Aces


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One Last Stop Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250244499
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue comes a new romantic comedy that will stop readers in their tracks...


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You Should See Me in a Crown Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338503296
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 1st, 2021

A Stonewall Honor Book!

A Reese's Book Club YA Pick!

Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town.


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Shirley Chisholm Dared: The Story of the First Black Woman in Congress Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593123683
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - June 1st, 2021

Discover the inspiring story of the first black woman elected to Congress and to run for president in this picture book biography from a Newbery Honor-winning author and a Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe New Talent Award-winning illustrator.


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I Have Something to Tell You: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982138134
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Published: Atria Books - June 1st, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A moving, hopeful, and refreshingly candid memoir by the husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg about growing up gay in his small Midwestern town, his relationship with Pete, and his hope for America’s future.

Throughout the past year, teacher Chasten Glezman Buttigieg has emerged on the nationa


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Blackout Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063088092
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Published: Quill Tree Books - June 22nd, 2021

Six critically acclaimed, bestselling, and award-winning authors bring the glowing warmth and electricity of Black teen love to this interlinked novel of charming, hilarious, and heartwarming stories that shine a bright light through the dark.


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The Secret Keeper of Jaipur Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780778331858
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Published: Mira Books - June 22nd, 2021

A NEW NOVEL BY THE AUTHOR OF THE HENNA ARTIST, A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK

"Captivated me from the first chapter to the last page." --Reese Witherspoon on The Henna Artist


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Rise to the Sun Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338662238
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 6th, 2021

From the author of You Should See Me in a Crown, Leah Johnson delivers a stunning novel about being brave enough to be true to yourself, and learning to find joy even when times are unimaginably dark.

Olivia is an expert at falling in love . . . and at being dumped.


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XOXO Cover Image
By Axie Oh
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ISBN: 9780063024991
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Published: HarperTeen - July 13th, 2021

Jenny’s never had much time for boys, K-pop, or really anything besides her dream of being a professional cellist. But when she finds herself falling for a K-pop idol, she has to decide whether their love is worth the risk.


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Promise That You Will Sing About Me: The Power and Poetry of Kendrick Lamar Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250231680
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 17th, 2021

From pop culture critic and music journalist Miles Marshall Lewis comes a book about the power and poetry of Kendrick Lamar!

Kendrick Lamar is one of the most influential rappers, songwriters and record producers of his generation. Widely known for his incredible lyrics and powerful music, he is regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time.


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Keeping It Real Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062965691
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 19th, 2021

Marigold Johnson is looking forward to a future full of family, friends, and fashion—but what will she do when it all explodes in her face? When she discovers that her entire life is a lie?


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African Icons: Ten People Who Shaped History Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616209001
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - October 19th, 2021

In a richly designed work with maps, portraits, and graphics throughout, the award-winning author of the Jumbies series shows readers this underrepresented side of Black history and Black excellence.


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Melena's Jubilee: The Story of a Fresh Start Cover Image
By Zetta Elliott, Aaron Boyd (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780884485605
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - May 18th, 2021

Now in Paperback

Named to Bank Street College of Education’s prestigious 2016 Best Children’s Books of the Year with a star for outstanding merit.

Named to Bayviews Outstanding List (online journal for the Association of Children's Librarians of Northern California (ACL))

2017 Skipping Stones Honor Book


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Healer of the Water Monster Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062990402
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Published: Heartdrum - May 11th, 2021

Brian Young’s powerful debut novel tells of a seemingly ordinary Navajo boy who must save the life of a Water Monster—and comes to realize he’s a hero at heart.


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Jo Jo Makoons: The Used-to-Be Best Friend Cover Image
By Dawn Quigley, Tara Audibert (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780063015388
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Published: Heartdrum - May 11th, 2021

Hello/Boozhoo—meet Jo Jo Makoons! Full of pride, joy, and plenty of humor, this first book in an all-new chapter book series by Dawn Quigley celebrates a spunky young Ojibwe girl who loves who she is.


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Sisters of the Neversea Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062869975
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Published: Heartdrum - June 1st, 2021

In this beautifully reimagined story by NSK Neustadt Laureate and New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith (Muscogee Creek), Native American Lily and English Wendy embark on a high-flying journey of magic, adventure, and courage to a fairy-tale island known as Neverland&


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Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds Cover Image
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

From bestselling author Samira Ahmed comes a thrilling fantasy adventure intertwining Islamic legend and history, perfect for fans of Aru Shah and the Land of Stories.
 
On the day of a rare super blue blood moon eclipse, twelve-year-old Amira and her little brother, Hamza, can’t stop their bickering while attending a special exhibit on medieval Islamic a


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Fast Pitch Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984893017
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 2021

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone comes a challenging and heartwarming coming-of-age story about a softball player looking to prove herself on and off the field.


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ISBN: 9781524718961
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Published: Delacorte Press - June 1st, 2021

#1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything and The Sun Is Also a Star Nicola Yoon is back with her eagerly anticipated third novel. With all the heart and hope of her last two books, this is an utterly unique romance.


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Happy Endings: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063040847
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Published: Avon - May 18th, 2021

With her debut novel, Thien-Kim Lam serves up a sexy second-chance romance about exes with unfinished business. When working together reignites their passion, will these former flames sizzle or get burned all over again? 


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Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250801067
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 4th, 2021

Adapted from Emmanuel Acho's New York Times bestseller Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, comes an essential young readers edition aimed at opening a dialogue about systemic racism with our youngest generation.


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ISBN: 9780525555513
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

A surreal and timely novel about the effects of isolation and what it means to be connected to the world from the Printz Award-winning author of Dig.


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Black Was the Ink Cover Image
By Michelle Coles, Justin Johnson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781643794310
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Published: Tu Books - September 21st, 2021

Through the help of a ghostly ancestor, sixteen-year-old Malcolm is sent on a journey through Reconstruction-era America to find his place in modern-day Black progress.

Forgotten heroes still leave their mark.


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Black Girls Must Die Exhausted: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063137905
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 3rd, 2021

“Both timely and enjoyable."—Kirkus Reviews


 

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