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One of the country’s oldest Black-owned bookstores is closing.

Los Angeles’ Eso Won Books has announced that they will be shutting their doors at the end of the year. Since the 1980s, this independent bookstore has dedicated itself to celebrating the voices of Black writers. They are known for their large selection of books on every subject relating to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-14 15:53:11 UTC ]
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12 Must-Read November Children’s Book Releases

From new books by Jason Reynolds and Andrea Beaty to powerful books about Black history, November children's book releases have lots of gems! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-02 10:35:00 UTC ]
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2021 Pulitzer Prize winners include books reckoning with Black history and representation

Among winners of the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes are novelist Louise Erdrich, Malcolm X biographer Tamara Payne and the post-Reconstruction history "Wilmington's Lie." Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-06-11 20:45:06 UTC ]
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Celebrate Black History Month with Blooming in Motion

A “love letter to all the Black dancers that have paved and continue to pave the way”, Amber Barbee Pickens’ coloring book showcases stunning illustrations that also serve to educate about Black history in the arts. Learn more about the notable and inspiring historical figures from Blooming in... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Black History Matters scoops 2020 ALCS Educational Writers' Award

Black History Matters: The Story of Black History, From African Kingdoms to Black Lives Matter by historian Robin Walker has been crowned the winner of the 2020 ALCS Educational Writers’ Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-09 12:12:03 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Lupita Nyong’o and The Power of Stars

The theme of beauty shines brightly in Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o’s debut picture book, 'Sulwe' (S&S, Oct.), illustrated by Vashti Harrison, author and illustrator of 'Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Serpent's Tail wins Columbia academic's 'lavish' black history in five-way auction

Serpent’s Tail triumphed in a five-publisher auction, winning Columbia professor Saidiya Hartman’s "radical and lavish" history of young black women, Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vashti Harrison pens second inspirational women title

Vashti Harrison, the author of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History, is writing a second title about visionary women. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's to explore 'bold women' from black history

Penguin Random House Children’s has acquired Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by debut author and illustrator Vashti Harrison as part of a two book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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