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The Blacker the Berry

Black is dazzling and distinctive, like toasted wheat berry bread; snowberries in the fall; rich, red cranberries; and the bronzed last leaves of summer. In this lyrical and luminous poetry collection, Coretta Scott King honorees Joyce Carol Thomas and Floyd Cooper celebrate these many shades of Black beautifully. ‘Evocative, colorful poetry. An essential picture book.’ […]

The Callers

CALLERS CAN CONJURE ANYTHING OUT OF THIN AIR. BUT WHAT IF THE THINGS DON’T COME FROM NOTHING? WHAT IF THEY’RE TAKEN FROM… SOMEONE ELSE? In the world of Elipsom, the ability to Call, or summon objects, is a coveted skill. And yet despite being born into a family of Callers, Quin doesn’t have the gift. […]

The Horse That Jumped

Once there was a horse… that jumped. It jumped over a flower. It jumped over a rock. It jumped right over a fence… and out into the world. Jumping through country and town, the horse meets a girl, and together they keep on jumping: over waves and mountains, over clouds, the sun and the moon… […]

The Boy Who Drew Auschwitz

‘We felt an urge to document what we had witnessed. If we who had experienced it, I reasoned, did not reveal the bitter truth, people simply would not believe the extent of the Nazis’ evil. I wanted to share our life, the events and our struggle to survive.’ Thomas Geve was just 15 years old […]