Beneath a Meth Moon An Elegy

laurel would do anything to turn back time-to tell her mother and grandmother not to stay home near the beach with a hurricane comingto say no when her boyfriend, T-Boom, the...

Peace, Locomotion

The stunning companion to the National Book Award finalist--from a three-time Newbery Honor winning authorTwelve-year-old Lonnie is finally feeling at home with his foster family....

Each Kindness

Chloe and her friends shun the new girl, Maya, who eventually stops coming to school. When Chloe's teacher gives a lesson about how even small acts of kindness can change the...

The Other Side

Clover always wondered why there was a fence that separated the black side of town from the white side. When a young white girl, from the other side starts to sit on the fence her...

Show Way

Quilt making has been passed down through eight generations of Soonie’s family. Messages were carefully stitched into each quilt, called a Show Way, mapping the family’s...

Feathers

Frannie doesn't know what to make of the poem she's reading in school. She hasn't thought much about hope. There are so many other things to think about. Each day, her friend...

Guys Read: The Distance

CJ just blew the half-mile relay for his track team, but the race on his mind is the one that's happening off the field in this short story from all-star author Jacqueline Woodson.

This is the Rope A Story From The Great Migration

The story of one family's journey north during the Great Migration starts with a little girl in South Carolina who finds a rope under a tree one summer. She has no idea the rope...

Locomotion

When Lonnie Collins Motion was seven years old, his life changed forever. Now Lonnie is eleven and his life is about to change again. His teacher, Ms. Marcus, is showing him ways...

After Tupac & D Foster

When D Foster walks into Neeka and her best friend's lives, their world opens up. D doesn't have a "real" mom constantly telling her what to do, and the girls envy her...