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Revisiting Garden Heights | Reacting to Angie Thomas’ ‘Concrete Rose’

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“I like to be reminded that beauty can come from much of nothing.” — Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas Personally, I adore prequels, usually because it feels like reuniting with

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A Picture Book For Every Day of Women’s History Month

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Every March since 1987, American women of all fields, past and present, have been remembered and celebrated. According to the official Women’s History Month website, the nation first recognized women’s

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Watch It, Stream It, Read It | Julie and the Phantoms’ Songs as Books

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It’s pretty much undeniable that Netflix’s Julie and the Phantoms has stolen our hearts forever more. The story? Amazing. The characters? Beyond endearing. And the songs? Well, let’s just say

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10 Black Illustrators We Love, and You Should Too

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In publishing, there’s always an announcement coming down the pipeline about the newest deal, publishing dates, and our personal favorite: cover reveals. However, artists tied to these works are not

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Black Trailblazers in Children’s Literature

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Among the authors on this list, there are New York Times and Indie Best Sellers, Coretta Scott King Award Winners, Horn Book Award Winners, and Caldecott Medalists. Above all else,

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15 YA Romances by Black Authors

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Love is in the air! Okay, maybe that’s a bit much. But with less than two weeks until Valentine’s Day, we’ve compiled some amazing YA romances from Black authors to

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