March 26, 2016

30 Book Selections for National Poetry Month

“Uptown is a caterpillar. Well, it’s really the Metro-North train as it eases over the Harlem River… Uptown is a stage. The Apollo Theater has showcased […]
March 26, 2016

BCBA Author Spotlight: Lucille Clifton

Poet Elizabeth Alexander said that Lucille Clifton “wrote physically small poems with enormous and profound inner worlds.” Clifton, an author and poet who is highly admired […]
March 26, 2016

April 2016 New Releases

March 12, 2016

BCBA Spotlight: Carole Boston Weatherford

When Carole Boston Weatherford was a baby, a neighbor gave her a book that was turned upside down, but she turned it right-side up. At only […]
March 12, 2016

15 Children’s Books for Women’s History Month

Mary Church Terrell, the daughter of wealthy Memphis businessman, Robert Church said, “while most girls run away to marry, I ran away to teach.” Her bold […]