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Angry Young Man

Angry Young Man

by Chris Lynch

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2011
Pages: 167
ISBN: 9780689847905

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 13 and older

CCBC Location: Fiction, Lynch

Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood

Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood

by B.B. Alston, Dean Atta, Jerry Craft, Jay Coles, P. Djeli Clark, Lamar Giles, Don P. Hooper, George M. Johnson, Varian Johnson, Kwame Mbalia, Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Tochi Onyebuchi, Julian Randall, Jason Reynolds, Justin A. Reynolds, Davaun Sanders, Julian Winters

Publisher: Delacorte, 2021
Pages: 296
ISBN: 9780593379936

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 8-12

CCBC Location: Fiction, Mbalia

Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope

Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope

by Jodie Patterson
Illustrated by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow

Publishers: Crown, Random House, 2021
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780593123638

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 4-7

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Patterson

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut

by Derrick Barnes
Illustrated by Gordon C. James

Publishers: Bolden, A Denene Millner Book, 2017
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781572842243

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 6-10

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Barnes

I Am Every Good Thing

I Am Every Good Thing

by Derrick Barnes
Illustrated by Gordon C. James

Publishers: Nancy Paulsen Books, Penguin Random House, 2020
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780525518778

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 4-10

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Barnes

I Feel a Little Jumpy Around You: A Book of Her Poems and His Poems Collected in Pairs

I Feel a Little Jumpy Around You: A Book of Her Poems and His Poems Collected in Pairs

Compiled by Naomi Shihab Nye, Paul B. Janeczko

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 1996
Pages: 256
ISBN: 00689805187

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 13 and older

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 811 Nye

In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers

In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers

Compiled by Javaka Steptoe
Illustrated by Javaka Steptoe

Publisher: Lee & Low, 1997
Pages: 32
ISBN: 1880000318

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 8 and older

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 811 Steptoe

In Your Hands

In Your Hands

by Carole Boston Weatherford
Illustrated by Brian Pinkney

Publisher: Atheneum, 2017
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781481462938

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 6 and older

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Weatherford

King and the Dragonflies

King and the Dragonflies

by Kacen Callender

Publisher: Scholastic Press, 2020
Pages: 259
ISBN: 9781338129335

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 9-12

CCBC Location: Fiction, Callender

Looking Like Me

Looking Like Me

by Walter Dean Myers
Illustrated by Christopher Myers

Publisher: Egmont, 2009
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781606840016

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 5-9

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Myers