We Could Be Brothers
By Derrick Barnes
In this middle grade novel by Derrick Barnes (Crown, King of Kindergarten, Ruby & the Booker Boys), two thirteen- year-old African-American boys become friends during a three-day stint in an...
I'm Late: The Story of Laneese, Moonshine And Alishia Who Didn't Have Anyone Of Her own
Written By Mari Evans
Reading Level: YA; Hardcover: 86 Pages
Evans deals with themes of teen pregnancy, popularity, loneliness, child abuse, and making...
Written By Rosa Guy
Ruby Cathy feels left without friends, without comfort and without love. Then she meets Daphne Duprey, who is "cool, calm, cultured, sophisticated and refined" - everything that Ruby is not. Together, Ruby and Daphne build a...
Path To My African Eyes
Written By Ermila Moodley
When her father is transferred from his position as a professor at a Capetown, South Africa university to Buena Vista, California, Thandie Sobukwe says goodbye to her friends, family and favorites...