Faith Ringgold

Andrew Clements

Patricia Polacco

A timely and beautiful look at America's rich history of diversity From the Native Americans who first called this land their home, to the millions of people

Faith Ringgold takes readers on an unforgettable journey through the Harlem Renaissance when Lonnie and his uncle Bates go back to Harlem in the 1920s.

The School Story

 

Lunch Money

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Things Hoped For

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Things Not Seen

 

Things That Are

 

Twelve-year-old Greg always has money on his mind. He is always looking for ways to make money. Once he finds a way that works he looks for a way to make more money.

The Junkyard Wonders

 

 

The Keeping Quilt

Pink and Say

 

 

​​My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother

 

When Lightning Comes in a Jar

 

We Came To America
Harlem Renaissance
Tar Beach

As the novel begins, twelve-year-old Natalie is almost done writing a novel called The Cheater about a girl and her friends.

When young Trisha finds out her class at the new school is known as The Junkyard, she is devastated.I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.

When Anna's dress gets too small, Anna's mother invites all the ladies from the neighborhood to help make a quilt.

This story, about how a young black soldier rescues a white soldier, opens young readers' eyes to the injustices of slavery and the senselessness of war.

In this story, Patricia recalls her younger years and the rivalry between herself and her rotten redheaded older brother, Rich.

Patricia Polacco, tells the story of the relationship between a little girl and her grandmother, and their growing bond during a family reunion.

Cassie Louise Lightfoot has a dream: to be free to go wherever she wants for the rest of her life. One night, up on "Tar Beach"  — the rooftop of her family's Harlem apartment building. '

Seventeen-year-old Gwen is preparing to audition for New York City’s top music schools when her grandfather mysteriously disappears, leaving Gwen only a phone message telling her not to worry.

The Invisible Princess

When Mama and Papa Love realize they are to have a child, they're astonished to learn she will be a princess.

Cassie, who flew above New York in Tar Beach, soars into the sky once more. This time, she and her brother Be Be meet a train full of people.

Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky

This book is about a 15-year-old boy, Bobby Phillips. One night, Bobby goes to bed snuggling under his electric blanket in his Chicago home.

For Alicia who is blind, every step is an exercise in faith, but there is also danger. Now her friend Bobby might be in danger.

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