126 New Books by Black Authors Coming Out Soon
Also Check Out the Books Published in the Past two Months.

Book Cover Change Sings: A Children’s Anthem by Amanda Gorman

Change Sings

by Amanda Gorman
Coming Sep 21, 2021

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Book Cover Looking for a Jumbie by Tracey Baptiste

Looking for a Jumbie

by Tracey Baptiste
Coming Sep 21, 2021

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Book Cover Because of You, John Lewis by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Because of You, John Lewis

by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Coming Sep 21, 2021

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Book Cover Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson

Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter

by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson
Coming Sep 21, 2021

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Book Cover Kwame Nkrumah’s Midnight Speech for Independence by Useni Eugene Perkins

Kwame Nkrumah’s Midnight Speech for Independence

by Useni Eugene Perkins
Coming Sep 21, 2021

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Book Cover The Price of the Ticket: Collected Nonfiction: 1948-1985 by James Baldwin

The Price of the Ticket

by James Baldwin
Coming Sep 21, 2021

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Book Cover The People Remember by Ibi Zoboi

The People Remember

by Ibi Zoboi
Coming Sep 28, 2021

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Book Cover The Crossover Series Boxed Set by Kwame Alexander

The Crossover Series Boxed Set

by Kwame Alexander
Coming Sep 28, 2021

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Book Cover Black Cowboy, Wild Horses by Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney

Black Cowboy, Wild Horses

by Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney
Coming Sep 28, 2021

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Book Cover Once in a Lifetime by Mary Monroe

Once in a Lifetime

by Mary Monroe
Coming Sep 28, 2021

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Book Cover Black Girls Must Die Exhausted by Jayne Allen

Black Girls Must Die Exhausted

by Jayne Allen
Coming Sep 28, 2021

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Book Cover Out of My Heart by Sharon M. Draper

Out of My Heart

by Sharon M. Draper
Coming Sep 28, 2021

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Book Cover Drumsticks: Nanette Hayes Mystery Series Book 3 by Charlotte Carter

Drumsticks

by Charlotte Carter
Coming Sep 28, 2021

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Book Cover The Matter of Black Lives: Writing from the New Yorker by William Jelani Cobb and David Remnick

The Matter of Black Lives

by William Jelani Cobb and David Remnick
Coming Sep 28, 2021

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Book Cover Sacred Nile by Chester Higgins, Jr.

Sacred Nile

by Chester Higgins, et al.
Coming Oct 01, 2021

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Book Cover Africa, Amazing Africa: Country by Country by Atinuke

Africa, Amazing Africa

by Atinuke
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney

Boycott Blues

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover Bright Brown Baby by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney

Bright Brown Baby

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover Count to Love! by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney

Count to Love!

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover Playing the Cards You’re Dealt by Varian Johnson

Playing the Cards You’re Dealt

by Varian Johnson
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover Baby, Sleepy Baby by Atinuke

Baby, Sleepy Baby

by Atinuke
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover Bad Fat Black Girl: Notes from a Trap Feminist by Sesali Bowen

Bad Fat Black Girl

by Sesali Bowen
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover 
Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre  by Brandy Colbert

Black Birds in the Sky

by Brandy Colbert
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover Say Their Names: How Black Lives Came to Matter in America by Curtis Bunn, Michael H. Cottman, Patrice Gaines, Nick Charles, and Keith Harriston

Say Their Names

by Curtis Bunn, et al.
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover The Go the Fuck to Sleep Box Set: Go the Fuck to Sleep, You Have to Fucking Eat & Fuck, Now There Are Two of You by Adam Mansbach

The Go the Fuck to Sleep Box Set

by Adam Mansbach
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover The Invention of the White Race: The Origin of Racial Oppression by Theodore W. Allen

The Invention of the White Race

by Theodore W. Allen
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover The Between by Tananarive Due

The Between

by Tananarive Due
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover All That Is Secret by Patricia Raybon

All That Is Secret

by Patricia Raybon
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover Vice President Kamala Harris: Her Path to the White House by Malaika Adero

Vice President Kamala Harris

by Malaika Adero
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover Sonny Rollins Plays the Bridge by Gary Golio

Sonny Rollins Plays the Bridge

by Gary Golio
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover Steadfast Democrats: How Social Forces Shape Black Political Behavior by Ismail K. White and Chryl N. Laird

Steadfast Democrats

by Ismail K. White and Chryl N. Laird
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover You Make It Feel Like Christmas by Donna Hill and Francis Ray

You Make It Feel Like Christmas

by Donna Hill and Francis Ray
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover Her Name Is Knight by Yasmin Angoe

Her Name Is Knight

by Yasmin Angoe
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover Defiant: Growing Up in the Jim Crow South by Wade Hudson

Defiant

by Wade Hudson
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover Recognize!: An Anthology Honoring and Amplifying Black Life by Cheryl Willis Hudson and Wade Hudson

Recognize!

by Cheryl Willis Hudson and Wade Hudson
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover The Best American Short Stories 2021 by Jesmyn Ward

The Best American Short Stories 2021

by Jesmyn Ward
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover Dorothy Dandridge: A Biography by Donald Bogle

Dorothy Dandridge

by Donald Bogle
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover The Strong Black Woman: How a Myth Endangers the Physical and Mental Health of Black Women by Marita Golden

The Strong Black Woman

by Marita Golden
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover The Me I Choose to Be by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley

The Me I Choose to Be

by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover Liberty’s Civil Rights Road Trip by Michael W. Waters

Liberty’s Civil Rights Road Trip

by Michael W. Waters
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover Life Among the Aryans by Ishmael Reed

Life Among the Aryans

by Ishmael Reed
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover Music Is History by Questlove

Music Is History

by Questlove
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover Polo Cowboy by G. Neri

Polo Cowboy

by G. Neri
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover Seasons in Hippoland by Wanjikũ Wa Ngũgĩ

Seasons in Hippoland

by Wanjikũ Wa Ngũgĩ
Coming Oct 15, 2021

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Book Cover Long Rain by Lenard D. Moore

Long Rain

by Lenard D. Moore
Coming Oct 15, 2021

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Book Cover The Barber’s Cutting Edge by Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert

The Barber’s Cutting Edge

by Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert
Coming Oct 17, 2021

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Book Cover The Last Chance for Logan County by Lamar Giles

The Last Chance for Logan County

by Lamar Giles
Coming Oct 19, 2021

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Book Cover African Icons: Ten People Who Built a Continent by Tracey Baptiste

African Icons

by Tracey Baptiste
Coming Oct 19, 2021

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Book Cover The Days of Afrekete by Asali Solomon

The Days of Afrekete

by Asali Solomon
Coming Oct 19, 2021

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Book Cover Monster in the Middle by Tiphanie Yanique

Monster in the Middle

by Tiphanie Yanique
Coming Oct 19, 2021

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Book Cover Rebel Sisters by Tochi Onyebuchi

Rebel Sisters

by Tochi Onyebuchi
Coming Oct 19, 2021

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Book Cover Why?: A Conversation about Race by Taye Diggs

Why?

by Taye Diggs
Coming Oct 19, 2021

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Book Cover The Broken King by Michael Thomas

The Broken King

by Michael Thomas
Coming Oct 20, 2021

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Book Cover Whoreson by Donald Goines

Whoreson

by Donald Goines
Coming Oct 26, 2021

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Book Cover Illustrated Black History: Honoring the Iconic and the Unseen by George McCalman

Illustrated Black History

by George McCalman
Coming Oct 26, 2021

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Book Cover African Goddess Rising Oracle: A 44-Card Deck and Guidebook by Abiola Abrams

African Goddess Rising Oracle

by Abiola Abrams
Coming Oct 26, 2021

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Book Cover As the Wicked Watch: The First Jordan Manning Novel by Tamron Hall

As the Wicked Watch

by Tamron Hall
Coming Oct 26, 2021

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Book Cover On Girlhood: 15 Stories from the Well-Read Black Girl Library by Glory Edim

On Girlhood

by Glory Edim
Coming Oct 26, 2021

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Book Cover Blindsided by Trice Hickman

Blindsided

by Trice Hickman
Coming Oct 26, 2021

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Book Cover The Fastest Way to Fall by Denise Williams

The Fastest Way to Fall

by Denise Williams
Coming Nov 02, 2021

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Book Cover New York, My Village by Uwem Akpan

New York, My Village

by Uwem Akpan
Coming Nov 02, 2021

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Book Cover How to Marry Keanu Reeves in 90 Days by K.M. Jackson

How to Marry Keanu Reeves in 90 Days

by K.M. Jackson
Coming Nov 02, 2021

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Book Cover Little John Crow by Ziggy Marley and Orly Marley

Little John Crow

by Ziggy Marley and Orly Marley
Coming Nov 02, 2021

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Book Cover Izzy Newton and the S.M.A.R.T. Squad: Newton’s Flaw (Book 2) by Valerie Tripp

Izzy Newton and the S.M.A.R.T. Squad

by Valerie Tripp
Coming Nov 02, 2021

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Book Cover All Her Little Secrets by Wanda M. Morris

All Her Little Secrets

by Wanda M. Morris
Coming Nov 02, 2021

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Book Cover Life, I Swear: Intimate Stories from Black Women on Identity, Healing, and Self-Trust by Chloe Dulce Louvouezo

Life, I Swear

by Chloe Dulce Louvouezo
Coming Nov 02, 2021

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Book Cover Entertaining Race: Performing Blackness in America by Michael Eric Dyson

Entertaining Race

by Michael Eric Dyson
Coming Nov 02, 2021

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Book Cover Cosmogramma by Courttia Newland

Cosmogramma

by Courttia Newland
Coming Nov 02, 2021

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Book Cover The Undertakers by Nicole Glover

The Undertakers

by Nicole Glover
Coming Nov 09, 2021

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Book Cover Girl Gurl Grrrl: On Womanhood and Belonging in the Age of Black Girl Magic by Kenya Hunt

Girl Gurl Grrrl

by Kenya Hunt
Coming Nov 09, 2021

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Book Cover Stuntboy, in the Meantime by Jason Reynolds

Stuntboy, in the Meantime

by Jason Reynolds
Coming Nov 09, 2021

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Book Cover New Kid: We Fit Together: A 450-Piece Puzzle Featuring Original Art by Jerry Craft by Jerry Craft

New Kid

by Jerry Craft
Coming Nov 09, 2021

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Book Cover Sky Watcher #5 by Kelly Starling Lyons

Sky Watcher #5

by Kelly Starling Lyons
Coming Nov 09, 2021

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Book Cover Rosie’s Curl and Weave by Rochelle Alers, Donna Hill, Felicia Mason, and Francis Ray

Rosie’s Curl and Weave

by Rochelle Alers, et al.
Coming Nov 16, 2021

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Book Cover Reclamation: Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson, and a Descendant’s Search for Her Family’s Lasting Legacy by Gayle Jessup White

Reclamation

by Gayle Jessup White
Coming Nov 16, 2021

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Book Cover The Teller of Secrets by Bisi Adjapon

The Teller of Secrets

by Bisi Adjapon
Coming Nov 16, 2021

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Book Cover The Pursuit of Porsha: How My Journey to Happiness Can Help You Find Yours by Porsha Williams

The Pursuit of Porsha

by Porsha Williams
Coming Nov 16, 2021

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Book Cover The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story by Nikole Hannah-Jones

The 1619 Project

by Nikole Hannah-Jones
Coming Nov 16, 2021

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Book Cover The 1619 Project: Born on the Water by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson

The 1619 Project

by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson
Coming Nov 16, 2021

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Book Cover The Deeper the Roots: A Memoir of Hope and Home by Michael Tubbs

The Deeper the Roots

by Michael Tubbs
Coming Nov 16, 2021

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Book Cover Runnin’ Away with the Rhythm, 2: Runnin’ Away with the Rhythm by Craig Rex Perry

Runnin’ Away with the Rhythm, 2

by Craig Rex Perry
Coming Nov 18, 2021

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Book Cover Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People by Kekla Magoon

Revolution in Our Time

by Kekla Magoon
Coming Nov 23, 2021

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Book Cover African Proverbs for All Ages by Johnnetta Betsch Cole

African Proverbs for All Ages

by Johnnetta Betsch Cole
Coming Nov 30, 2021

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Book Cover Playing with Fire by Kiki Swinson

Playing with Fire

by Kiki Swinson
Coming Nov 30, 2021

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Book Cover Segregated Skies: David Harris’s Trailblazing Journey to Rise Above Racial Barriers by Michael H. Cottman

Segregated Skies

by Michael H. Cottman
Coming Dec 01, 2021

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Book Cover Call Us What We Carry: Poems by Amanda Gorman

Call Us What We Carry

by Amanda Gorman
Coming Dec 07, 2021

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Book Cover The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard

The Rib King

by Ladee Hubbard
Coming Dec 07, 2021

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Book Cover Sing, Aretha, Sing!: Aretha Franklin, Respect, and the Civil Rights Movement by Hanif Abdurraqib

Sing, Aretha, Sing!

by Hanif Abdurraqib
Coming Dec 28, 2021

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Book Cover A Calm Chaos by Imani J. Walker

A Calm Chaos

by Imani J. Walker
Coming Dec 28, 2021

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Book Cover Marley and the Family Band by Cedella Marley with Tracey Baptiste

Marley and the Family Band

by Cedella Marley with Tracey Baptiste
Coming Jan 04, 2022

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Book Cover Zora Neale Hurston Essays by Zora Neale Hurston and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Zora Neale Hurston Essays

by Zora Neale Hurston and Henry Louis Gates, et al.
Coming Jan 04, 2022

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Book Cover The Legend of Gravity: A Tall Basketball Tale by Charly Palmer

The Legend of Gravity

by Charly Palmer
Coming Jan 04, 2022

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Book Cover Exploring Civil Rights: The Movement: 1963 (Library Edition) (Library) by Angela Shanté

Exploring Civil Rights

by Angela Shanté
Coming Jan 04, 2022

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Book Cover Brothers & Sisters: Family Poems by Eloise Greenfield

Brothers & Sisters

by Eloise Greenfield
Coming Jan 04, 2022

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Book Cover She Persisted: Coretta Scott King by Kelly Starling Lyons

She Persisted

by Kelly Starling Lyons
Coming Jan 04, 2022

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Book Cover I, Matthew Henson: Polar Explorer by Carole Boston Weatherford

I, Matthew Henson

by Carole Boston Weatherford
Coming Jan 04, 2022

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Book Cover The Year We Learned to Fly by Jacqueline Woodson

The Year We Learned to Fly

by Jacqueline Woodson
Coming Jan 04, 2022

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Book Cover Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deeps by Charlotte Watson Sherman

Mermaid Kenzie

by Charlotte Watson Sherman
Coming Jan 18, 2022

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Book Cover Goliath by Tochi Onyebuchi

Goliath

by Tochi Onyebuchi
Coming Jan 25, 2022

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Book Cover Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word - With a New Introduction by the Author by Randall Kennedy

Nigger

by Randall Kennedy
Coming Jan 25, 2022

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Book Cover Own the Arena: Getting Ahead, Making a Difference, and Succeeding as the Only One by Katrina M. Adams

Own the Arena

by Katrina M. Adams
Coming Feb 08, 2022

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Book Cover The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural by Patricia C. Mckissack

The Dark-Thirty

by Patricia C. Mckissack
Coming Feb 08, 2022

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Book Cover A Beach Tail by Karen Lynn Williams

A Beach Tail

by Karen Lynn Williams
Coming Mar 01, 2022

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Book Cover Okoye to the People: A Black Panther Novel by Ibi Zoboi

Okoye to the People

by Ibi Zoboi
Coming Mar 01, 2022

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Book Cover Things Past Telling by Sheila Williams

Things Past Telling

by Sheila Williams
Coming Mar 15, 2022

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Book Cover Just Try One Bite by Adam Mansbach

Just Try One Bite

by Adam Mansbach
Coming Mar 22, 2022

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Book Cover Abdul’s Story by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Abdul’s Story

by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
Coming Mar 29, 2022

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Book Cover Nature Lover #6 by Kelly Starling Lyons

Nature Lover #6

by Kelly Starling Lyons
Coming Mar 29, 2022

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Book Cover Gathering Blossoms Under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker by Alice Walker and Valerie Boyd (editor)

Gathering Blossoms Under Fire

by Alice Walker and Valerie Boyd (editor)
Coming Apr 01, 2022

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Book Cover Of Blood and Sweat: Black Lives and the Genesis of White Power and Wealth by Clyde W. Ford

Of Blood and Sweat

by Clyde W. Ford
Coming Apr 05, 2022

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Book Cover Where the Children Take Us by Zain Asher

Where the Children Take Us

by Zain Asher
Coming Apr 26, 2022

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Book Cover Praying Like Crazy by Michele Andrea Bowen

Praying Like Crazy

by Michele Andrea Bowen
Coming Jul 01, 2022

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Book Cover Tasha’s Voice by Carmen Bogan

Tasha’s Voice

by Carmen Bogan
Coming Aug 08, 2022

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Book Cover The Mountaintop by Katori Hall

The Mountaintop

by Katori Hall
Coming Sep 08, 2022

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Book Cover The Stiletto Agreement by JaQuavis Coleman

The Stiletto Agreement

by JaQuavis Coleman
Coming Dec 25, 2022

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