January 30, 2016

February New Releases

January 28, 2016

Book Selections for Black History Month Part 3: YA Books

Part three of our Black History Month (BHM) series features books for young adult (YA) readers, ages 12-18. Historian Carter G. Woodson, the second Black American […]
January 26, 2016

Book Selections for Black History Month Part 2: Middle Grade

In preparation for Black History Month (BHM), the second part of our series feature book selections intended for middle grade readers. Nonfiction titles published for the […]
January 20, 2016

BCBA Author Spotlight: Ty Allan Jackson

Motivational speaker, Zig Ziglar, once said, “Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission.” Ty Allan Jackson is an outstanding man on […]
January 19, 2016

15 Memorable Black Children’s and Young Adult Books

This month marked the 40th anniversary of Mildred D. Taylor’s, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. To honor the 1977 Newbery Medal book, Penguin Random House […]
January 19, 2016

Book Selections for Black History Month Part 1: Picture Books

Black History Month (BHM) is almost here! Teachers, parents, students, BCBA has an abundance of book suggestions for lesson plans, book reports, and other school and […]
January 5, 2016

21 Book Selections for M. L. King Day

The first federal holiday of the new year honors Martin Luther King Jr., a man who some would assert was one of the greatest leaders and […]
January 4, 2016

BCBA Spotlight: Tonya Bolden

Tonya Bolden loves history, but it wasn’t always that way. When Bolden was a child, the history lessons she received were tedious and unstimulating, mostly because […]