BLACK GIRLS LIVES MATTER BOOK COLLECTION
A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter
McKissack, Patricia C.
A chronicle of the first black-controlled union, made up of Pullman porters, who after years of unfair labor practices staged a battle against a corporate giant resulting in a "David and Goliath" ending.
A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink: What Is a Noun? (Words Are Categorical)
Cleary, Brian P.
Rhyming text and illustrations of comical cats present numerous examples of nouns, from "gown" and "crown" to "boat", "coat", and "clown."
A Ring of Tricksters: Animal Tales from America, the West Indies, And Africa
Eleven trickster tales that show the migration of African culture to America via the West Indies.
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Stead, Philip C.
Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant, the tortoise, the penguin, the rhinoceros, and the owl. But one day, he woke with the sniffles and the sneezes. Though he didn't make it into the zoo that day, he did receive some unexpected guests.
A Starlit Somersault Downhill
Having made a plan to spend the winter with Bear napping in a cozy cave, Rabbit finds himself too energetic to sleep and decides to join the world outside.
A Sweet Smell of Roses
A stirring yet jubilant glimpse of the youth involvement that played an invaluable role in the Civil Rights movement. There's a sweet smell in the air as two young girls sneak out of their house, down the street, and across town to where men and women are gathered, ready to march for freedom and justice. Inspired by the countless young people who took a stand against injustice.