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BLACK GIRLS LIVES MATTER BOOK COLLECTION

1 Is One

Tudor, Tasha

Rhyming verse and pictures introduce the numbers from one to twenty.

Pages:

48

A Apple Pie

Spirin, Gennady

Introduces the letters A to Z while following the fortunes of an apple pie.

Pages:

32

A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children

Kennedy, Caroline

An anthology of poems celebrating poetry's ability to connect us like family.

Pages:

144

A Is for Annabelle

Tudor, Tasha

A is for Annabelle, grandmother's doll, and all the other letters stand for Annabelle's clothing or possessions-her watch, parasol, jacket, fan and so forth.

Pages:

64

A Kite for Bennie

Gray, Genevieve

Bennie's family doesn't have the money to spare for a kite so he collects the materials and builds one.

Pages:

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.

Pages:

160

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."

Pages:

32

A Ring of Tricksters: Animal Tales from America, the West Indies, And Africa

Hamilton, Virginia

Eleven trickster tales that show the migration of African culture to America via the West Indies.

Pages:

112

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.

Pages:

32

A Starlit Somersault Downhill

Willard, Nancy

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.

Pages:

1

A Sweet Smell of Roses

Johnson, Angela

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.

Pages:

32

A Sweet Smell of Roses

Johnson, Angela

A Sweet Smell of Roses by Angela Johnson (2007)

Pages:

32