PNACL Book List

Here is the PNACL Book List.

 

So You Want to Talk About Race Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580058827
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Published: Seal Press - September 24th, 2019

In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America


Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling Black authors writing for teens today—Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it’s like to be young and Black in America. A selection of the Schomburg Center's Black Liberation Reading List.


Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor Cover Image
By Layla Saad, Robin Diangelo (Foreword by)
$25.99
ISBN: 9781728209807
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Published: Sourcebooks - January 1st, 2020

The New York Times and USA Today bestseller This eye-opening book challenges you to do the essential work of unpacking your biases, and helps white people take action and dismantle the privilege within themselves so that you can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on people of color, and in turn, help other white people do better, too.


Brown Girl Dreaming Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147515827
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Published: Puffin Books - October 11th, 2016

Jacqueline Woodson's National Book Award and Newbery Honor winner, now available in paperback with 7 all-new poems.

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

A President Obama "O" Book Club pick


Black Brother, Black Brother Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316493802
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

From award-winning and bestselling author, Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful coming-of-age story about two brothers, one who presents as white, the other as black, and the complex ways in which they are forced to navigate the world, all while training for a fencing competition.


Trailblazers: Harriet Tubman: A Journey to Freedom Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593124079
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

Bring history home with you and meet some of the world's greatest game changers! Get inspired by the true story of the most famous conductor of the Underground Railroad. This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level.


The Undefeated Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328780966
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

Winner of the 2020 Caldecott Medal
A 2020 Newbery Honor Book
Winner of the 2020 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award

The Newbery Award-winning author of THE CROSSOVER pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree.

Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life


Antiracist Baby Picture Book Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593110508
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Published: Kokila - July 14th, 2020

A #1 New York Times Bestseller!
Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!
Featured on Good Morning America, NPR's Morning Edition, CBS This Morning, and more!


A Child's Introduction to African American History: The Experiences, People, and Events That Shaped Our Country (A Child's Introduction Series) Cover Image
By Jabari Asim, Lynn Gaines (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316436427
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - January 2nd, 2018

A comprehensive, entertaining look at heroes, heroines, and critical moments from African American history -- from the slave trade to the Black Lives Matter movement -- by award-winning author Jabari Asim.


What Does It Mean to Be American? (What Does It Mean to Be...?) Cover Image
By Rana DiOrio, Elad Yoran, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492683803
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Published: Little Pickle Press - April 9th, 2019

An engaging picture book for children that celebrates what it means to be American

What does it mean to be American? Does it mean you like apple pie or fireworks? Not exactly.


We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices Cover Image
By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525580423
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2018

Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators--including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander--share answers to the question, "In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children?" in this beautiful, full-color keepsake collection, published in partnership with Just Us Books.


Peace and Me: Inspired by the Lives of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Cover Image
By Ali Winter, Mickael El Fathi (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781911373285
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Published: Lantana Publishing - September 1st, 2018

What does peace mean to you? This collection of inspirational ideas about peace is based on the lives of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates of the 20th and 21st centuries, among them Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa and Malala Yousafzai.


So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth's Long Walk Toward Freedom Cover Image
By Gary D. Schmidt, Daniel Minter (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626728721
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 25th, 2018

From celebrated author Gary D. Schmidt comes a picture book biography of a giant in the struggle for civil rights, perfectly pitched for readers today.


The Women Who Caught The Babies: A Story of African American Midwives Cover Image
By Eloise Greenfield, Daniel Minter (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780997772074
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Published: Alazar Press - September 1st, 2019

The Women Who Caught the Babies highlights important aspects of the training and work of African-American midwives and the ways in which they have helped, and continue to help, so many families by “catching” their babies at birth.


The Pullman Porter: An American Journey Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781938164019
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Published: Vanita Books - February 1st, 2014

Pullman Porters were very important figures in the history of America. This book teaches children and adults, who porters were and why they were so important in our history. Porters worked in early train cars, for 70 railroad companies nationwide. They would look, listen and learn from their predominantly white passengers.


Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt Cover Image
By Deborah Hopkinson, James Ransome (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780679874720
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Published: Dragonfly Books - July 10th, 1995

An inspiring tale of creativity and determination on the Underground Railroad from Coretta Scott King Award winner James Ransome and acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson.


A Band of Angels Cover Image
By Deborah Hopkinson, Raúl Colón (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689848872
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Published: Aladdin - January 1st, 2002

A Band of Angels is fiction, but it is based on real events and people. The character of Ella was inspired by Ella Sheppard Moore, who was born February 4, 1851, in Nashville, Tennessee. Her father was able to free himself and young Ella from slavery, but before he could buy freedom for Ella's mother she was sold away. Ella was raised in Cincinnati, where she took music lessons.


BOX: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763691561
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Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2020

In a moving, lyrical tale about the cost and fragility of freedom, a New York Times best-selling author and an acclaimed artist follow the life of a man who courageously shipped himself out of slavery.

What have I to fear?
My master broke every promise to me.
I lost my beloved wife and our dear children.


What Is Given from the Heart Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375836152
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - January 8th, 2019

CORETTA SCOTT KING – JOHN STEPTOE ILLUSTRATOR AWARD FOR NEW TALENT WINNER

This final, magnificent picture book from three-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and Newbery Honor author Patricia McKissack is a poignant and uplifting celebration of the joy of giving.


Each Kindness Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399246524
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 2nd, 2012

WINNER OF A CORETTA SCOTT KING HONOR AND THE JANE ADDAMS PEACE AWARD!

Each kindness makes the world a little better


Julián Is a Mermaid Cover Image
By Jessica Love, Jessica Love (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763690458
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Published: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2018

Winner of a 2019 Stonewall Book Award

In an exuberant picture book, a glimpse of costumed mermaids leaves one boy flooded with wonder and ready to dazzle the world.


Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph Cover Image
By Roxane Orgill, Francis Vallejo (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536205633
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Published: Candlewick - March 19th, 2019

What happens when you invite as many jazz musicians as you can to pose for a photo in 1950s Harlem? Playful verse and glorious artwork capture an iconic moment for American jazz.


Happy Hair Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984895547
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

Girls with natural black hair are celebrated in this bright, joyful read-together book that will have kids everywhere chanting the book's chorus: "I love being me!"

Full 'fro, cute bow! I love being me! Smart girl, cool curls! I love being me!


Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316070164
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 3rd, 2010

It was February 1, 1960.
They didn't need menus. Their order was simple.

A doughnut and coffee, with cream on the side.


The Untold History of the United States, Volume 2: Young Readers Edition, 1945-1962 Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781481421768
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 15th, 2019

Discover America’s secrets in this second of two volumes of the young readers’ edition of The Untold History of the United States, from Academy Award–winning director Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick, adapted by Eric Singer.

There is history as we know it.


Brave. Black. First.: 50+ African American Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Cheryl Hudson, Erin K. Robinson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525645818
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

Published in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, discover over fifty remarkable African American women whose unique skills and contributions paved the way for the next generation of young people. Perfect for fans of Rad Women Worldwide, Women in Science, and Girls Think of Everything.


The Snowy Day Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670654000
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers -

The magic and wonder of winter’s first snowfall is perfectly captured in Ezra Jack Keat’s Caldecott Medal-winning picture book. This celebrated classic has been shared by generations of readers and listeners, a must-have for every child’s bookshelf.
 
New York Public Library's #1 book on the list of “Top Check Outs of All Time”


The Middle Passage: White Ships / Black Cargo Cover Image
By Tom Feelings, Kadir Nelson (Introduction by), Sylviane A. Diouf (Introduction by), Kamili Feelings (Introduction by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9780525552444
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Published: Dial Books - January 2nd, 2018

Alex Haley's Roots awakened many Americans to the cruelty of slavery. The Middle Passage focuses attention on the torturous journey which brought slaves from Africa to the Americas, allowing readers to bear witness to the sufferings of an entire people.


Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781572842243
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Published: Agate Bolden - October 10th, 2017

Winner of the 2018 Kirkus Prize for Young Readers
A Newbery Honor Book
A Caldecott Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book
An Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award Book
An Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor Book
A Society of Illustrators Gold Medal Book


Tickle, Tickle (Oxenbury Board Books) Cover Image
By Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689819865
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Published: Little Simon - May 1st, 1999

Helen Oxenbury's delightful board books, featuring her sweet and cuddly babies at play, are back with a whole new look.


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