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The funny ride by Margaret Hillert ; illustrated by Jʺozef Sumichrast
Pirate School by Cathy East Dubowski and Mark Dubowski
Arthur's camp-out by Lillian Hoban
Follow that bear if you dare! by Claire Freedman ; illustrated by Alison Edgson
Young Cam Jansen and the library mystery by David A. Adler ; illustrated Susanna Natti
Brown girl dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Recognized with the National Book and Coretta Scott King Author Awards among other honors, this poetic autobiography of an award winning author takes us back in time to the 1960s and 1970s.
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
Winner of the 2015 Newbery Award and recognized as a 2015 Coretta Scott King Author Honor, this novel in verse follows twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.
Knock knock: my dad's dream for me by Daniel Beaty ; illustrated by Bryan Collier
Winner of the 2014 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, this picture book details how a boy deals with his father's absence.
I'm not moving by written by Wiley Blevins ; illustrated by Mattia Cerato
Keesha's family is moving from the suburbs to the city, and she is worried and not happy about this turn of events.
American Experience: The Abolitionists by Artist Not Provided — Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought in the most important civil rights crusade in American history. Part of the PBS series American Experience.
Africans in America [videodisc]: America's journey through slavery by produced for PBS by WGBH Boston — The story of slavery's birth in the early 1660s through the onset of thr Civil War. Narrated by Academy Award nominee Angela Bassett.
4 little girls [videodisc] by an HBO documentary film in association with 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee Joint — When a bomb tore through the basement of a black Baptist church in Birmingham, Alabama on September 15, 1963, it took the lives of four young girls. This powerful documentary captures a time, a place, and a way of life that would be forever altered by their deaths. Directed by Spike Lee.
Dry bones in the valley: a novel by Tom Bouman
City of devils by Diana Bretherick
Geared for the grave by Duffy Brown
Wink of an eye by Lynn Chandler Willis
Snow White red-handed by Maia Chance
Natchez burning [large print] by Greg Iles
A star for Mrs. Blake [large print] by April Smith
All day and a night [text (large print)]: a novel of suspense by Alafair Burke
Close your eyes, hold hands [Large print]: a novel by a novel by Chris Bohjalian
It was just announced yesterday that Harper Lee will be releasing a sequel this summer to her Pulitzer Prize winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird, published over 50 years ago. We've already received requests for the book, titled Go Set a Watchman, so hop on the hold list now before you forget. In the meantime, To Kill a Mockingbird isn't the only book the received a sequel or a prequel years after the first book was published. Check out some of these delayed delights while you’re waiting.
The black echo by Michael Connelly