Above the Rim: How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball by Jen Bryant and Frank Morrison
Though not as widely known as other basketball legends, hall-of-famer Elgin Baylor was one of the game’s all-time greatest players-an innovative athlete, team player, and quiet force for change. From picture book powerhouses Jen Bryant and Frank Morrison, Above the Rim is a peek into the early days of the NBA, a poetic telling of the life of an under-known athlete, and a celebration of standing up for what is right.
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
Based on her popular Instagram posts, author-illustrator Harrison shares the stories of 40 bold African-American women who shaped history and changed the world.
The ABCs of Black History by Rio Cortez and Lauren Semmer
A beautiful alphabet picture book that presents key names, moments, and places in Black history with text lyrically written by poet Rio Cortez. This is an opportunity for children to learn their ABCs to the sound of words beyond apple, boy, and cat, and an opportunity for young thinkers to prepare for big ideas.
My First Big Book of Outer Space by Little Bee Books
My First Big Book of Outer Space is packed with page after page of out-of-this-world fun! The appealing artwork, with its heavy, chunky black lines, are eye-catching and kid-friendly. This book is sure to engage little ones for hours!
Stranger with My Face by Lois Duncan
A sixteen-year-old senses she’s being spied on and probably impersonated, but when she discovers what actually is occurring, it’s more unbelievable than she ever imagined.
The Tower of Nero (Trials of Apollo #5) by Rick Riordan
Will the Greek god Apollo, cast down to Earth in the pathetic mortal form of a teenager named Lester Papadopoulos, finally regain his place on Mount Olympus? … Now the former god and his demigod master Meg must follow a prophecy uncovered by Ella the harpy. Lester’s final challenge will be at the Tower of Nero, back in New York. Will Meg have a last showdown with her father? Will this helpless form of Apollo have to face his arch-nemesis, Python? Who will be on hand at Camp Half-Blood to assist?
The Comic Book Story of Video Games: The Incredible History of the Electronic Gaming Revolution by Jonathan Hennessey and Jack McGowan
A complete, illustrated history of video games–highlighting the machines, games, and people who have made gaming a worldwide, billion dollar industry/artform–told in a graphic novel format.
Official Fortnite Battle Royale Survival Guide by Epic Games
This official handbook includes all the top tips and tricks players will need to dominate Battle Royale. From basic game play to more advanced maneuvers, it lists all the essential tips and tricks needed to become the last player standing
Benchwarmers by John Feinstein
Twelve-year-old Jeff Michaels, son of a Philadelphia TV sports reporter, is just learning to play soccer on the new sixth-grade team at his middle school. Andrea Carillo has fought her way onto the squad, but the coach doesn’t think girls should play with boys, so she’s riding the bench with Jeff–even though she’s one of the best players.
Wonders of the World by Giulia Lombardo
A world of wonders awaits children in this book! From the Palace of Versailles in France to the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy, from Knossos Palace in Greece to Mount Rushmore in the US, it presents some of history’s greatest monuments, along with their location, size, and fun facts and features.