August 29, 2015

September 2015 New Releases

August 18, 2015

6 Concept Books by Bernette Ford

From the beginning of children’s lives, books are important. As children grow, a variety of literature should be introduced. Those with pictures and simple narrative will […]
August 18, 2015

BCBA Spotlight: Eloise Greenfield

BCBA’s Spotlight recognizes a significant author in black children’s literature, poet Eloise Greenfield. Greenfield, who is now 86, has lived through the Great Depression and segregation. […]
August 18, 2015

BCBA’s Recently Added Authors

Mae Jemison Find Where The Wind Goes: Moments From My Life The 100 Year Starship  Discovering New Planets  Journey Through Our Solar System  Exploring Our Sun […]
August 5, 2015

Author’s Spotlight: Andrea Davis Pinkney

Andrea Davis Pinkney has authored numerous best-selling and award-winning fiction and nonfiction books for children and young adults. BCBA selected 15 of her titles for our […]
August 4, 2015

Children’s Fiction Inspired by Hurricane Katrina

This year marks the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Yes, it was August 2005 when Mother Nature wreaked havoc on the Gulf Coast. The after-effects were […]
August 4, 2015

15 Children & Young Adult Books That Feature Black Ballerinas

History was made this past June when Misty Copeland was named the first black female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre.  It was a momentous […]
August 4, 2015

August 2015 New Releases