Middle Grade

Day 6 of 29 Celebrating Black Children’s Books – Nelson Beats The Odds
 by Ronnie Sidney, II

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NelsonBeatsTheOddsNelson Beats The Odds
by Ronnie Sidney, II

Paperback: 32 pages
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Nelson use to think school was all about playing around and talking with his friends. When Nelson learns that he has been placed in Special Education, he fears being teased. Consequently, he keeps his learning disability and ADHD diagnosis a secret. With the encouragement of his parents and assistance from Mrs. T., his Special Education teacher, Nelson pushes the boundaries and discovers his potential.

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Day 1 of 29 Celebrating Black Children’s Books – Superstar Me: Adanna and the Dog Star by Dale Wells-Marshall

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Dale Wells-Marshall is a mother to two beautiful children, and an educator of 13 years’ experience, in both Primary and Junior High School. She is a Naturalista, children’s event planner, mompreneur and author.

Empowering children has forever been her passion and purpose.  Through creative extracurricular programs and summer camps, she has done just that over the years.

Often, she can be found on a sandy beach, immersed in the beautiful waters of her home in The Bahamas; or stargazing underneath a starry sky.

She loves writing, science,  reading, public speaking and nature.


 

SuperstarMeSuperstar Me:
Adanna and the Dog Star
by Dale Wells-Marshall

Paperback: 60 pages
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Adanna Anderson is a 10-year-old island girl from Andros. She has the sun in her skin and stars in her eyes. Adanna explores Androsian pine forests, dreams of space travel and loves stargazing on her sandy beach backyard with her dad. Daddy is a genius and her best friend. But, when he mysteriously disappears at sea, Adanna is heartbroken and devastated!

To make things even worse, Adanna starts to feel like an ugly “nobody”, thanks to some mean kids at school.  Will daddy ever come back home? Can the help of a few friends from beyond Adanna’s wildest dreams, rescue her from drowning in sadness?

Join Adanna, as she discovers a secret about herself that is more spectacular than she could have ever imagined! The truth will change her world AND YOURS forever!

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Day 11 of 28 Days of Children Books By African American Children Book Authors: Birchtown and the Black Loyalists by Wanda Taylor

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BirchtownBirchtown and the Black Loyalists
by Wanda Taylor

Paperback: 80 pages
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In Birchtown and the Black Loyalists, Wanda Taylor recounts the incredible story of the Black Loyalists of Birchtown for young readers. With educational and accessible language, readers are introduced to the journey of Black American soldiers taken from Africa as slaves, their quest for freedom, the settlement and struggle of Black Loyalists on Nova Scotian soil, and the enduring spirit of their descendants in spite of a history marked by hardship and loss. Includes informative sidebars, highlighted glossary terms, recommended reading, historic timeline, an index, and dozens of historical and contemporary images. This is the first and only book aimed at young readers to explore the Black settlement of  Birchtown, Nova Scotia.

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Day 2 of 28 Days of Children Books By African American Children Book Authors: The Girlz of Galstanberry Series by Garen S. Wolff

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The Girlz of Galstanberry Series

Galstanberry2-mdGalstanberry #2: The Girlz of Galstanberry Series
by Garen S. Wolff

Paperback: 132 pages
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Welcome to Galstanberry Girls Academy, an exclusive boarding school in Connecticut, where history, tradition and pearls intertwine. On the eve of Galstanberry’s legendary pearling ceremony, sixth graders are pulled from their beds to be tested.

 

 

Galstanberry 3Galstanberry #3: The Girlz of Galstanberry Series
by Garen S. Wolff

Paperback: 148 pages
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In the third book of the Galstanberry series, the famous Galstanberry Election season has begun. Although each seat on Student Council is open, the position of 6th grade Class President has captivated everyone’s attention. Within a few weeks, two teams have emerged; Team Tabitha and Team Brandi. Now, each Galstanberry must decide whose team she’s on.

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