Separated from her detained mother after moving from Haiti to America, Fabiola struggles to navigate the home of her loud cousins and a new school on Detroit's gritty west side, where a surprising romance and a dangerous proposition challenge her ideas about freedom. A first novel. Simultaneous eBook. 75,000 first printing.
Working in the local funeral home to support his family after his mother's death and his father's descent into alcoholism, Matt falls in love with a tough girl who never cries and who understands his loneliness. By the author of When I Was the Greatest.
When families go missing in Baltimore County, Jane McKeene, who is studying to become an Attendant, finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy that has her fighting for her life against powerful enemies
Enrolled in a prestigious private school where he is one of only a few students of color, talented seventh grade artist Jordan finds himself torn between the worlds of his Washington Heights apartment home and the upscale circles of Riverdale Academy. 20,000 first printing. Simultaneous and eBook. Illustrations.
A girl and her best friend confront difficult choices in the face of a home city in denial when they meet a being who exposes the community’s willful disbelief about the existence of monsters. A first young adult novel by the award-winning authors of Freshwater.
The award-winning author of American Street and the prison reform activist of the Exonerated Five trace the story of a young artist and poet whose prospects at a diverse art school are threatened by a racially biased system and a tragic altercation in a gentrifying neighborhood. 150,000 first printing. Simultaneous eBook.
Combines lyrical verses and evocative illustrations by two Coretta Scott King Award-winning contributors in the story of young Amira, whose dreams of attending school are shattered by a Janjaweed attack on her Sudanese village and a forced flight to safety. Simultaneous eBook. 25,000 first printing.
Rich illustrations capture the excitement and thrills of the glory years of Negro League baseball in the early 1900s, profiling its star athletes, highlighting the challenges faced by the players, and the sacrifices made to live out their dreams and play the game they loved.
Co-written by the best-selling author of Malcolm Little and daughter of Malcolm X, a novel based her father's formative years describes his father's murder, his mother's imprisonment and his challenging effort to pursue an education in law.