December 4, 2018

Well Read Wednesday: In the News

As we begin to wrap up the year we wanted to share with a few things in the news that has us talking – Be informed!  Black Teachers Improve Outcomes for Black Students. U.S. News and World Report by Lauren Camera Louisiana School Made Headlines for Sending Black Kids to Elite Colleges. […]
June 20, 2018

Preventing the Summer Slide KP Carter, Author of Summertime with Lizzie B. Hayes

As we experience low temperatures in the North East, what better time to think about summer? Don’t you just love trips to the beach, going on vacation, traveling to faraway places, swinging in a hammock with your favorite book, sipping your favorite cool beverage? Take a moment and conjure up […]
June 20, 2018

June Fiction + Fantasy Box Reveal! Get Yours TODAY!

June boxes are taking the kids on a journey to unknown realms with mystical creatures for a full adventure that will keep their minds engaged all summer long! Here are the books we’re offering this summer! Get your summer reading books today!  Boys! Girls!
April 18, 2018

April Box Revealed: Video

April was all about exciting the imagination to the possibilities of the future. Check out the video to learn more about what types of books we include in our boxes. Be sure to share!    
April 11, 2018

Well Read Wednesday – Author Interview: Olivia’s Doctor Adventures

  Today for Well Read Wednesday we interview Dr. Ashley Denmark the author of Olivia’s Doctor Adventures. Dr. Denmark is family medicine doctor from St. Louis, wife and mother of three. Can you tell us what inspired you to become a doctor? As a child, I had asthma and frequented […]
March 13, 2018

Well Read Wednesday – Author Interview: Vashti Harrison, Little Leaders

    Hey Well Read Readers – This week I had the pleasure of speaking with the author of New York Times Best-selling book Little Leaders – Bold Women in Black History, Vashti Harrison. We talked about the enormous support from Black women, how the success of the book was […]
February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! A few weeks ago I was scrolling through Instagram and came across the page of author and illustrator, Lawrence Lindell. If you visit Lawrence’s page you’ll find themes of inspiration, awareness, inclusion, the struggle and the victories told through an amazing array of illustrations. It was on this page […]
January 31, 2018

In The News – DC School Aims To Change The Narrative About Literacy And Black Boys

DC School Aims To Change The Narrative About Literacy And Black Boys Source: Written By NewsOne Staff. Posted January 28, 2018. https://newsone.com/3771501/dc-school-starts-book-club-for-black-boys/ “We’re disrupting the notion of what public education can be and what little black boys can do and be,” says Michael Redmond, Assistant Principal, Truesdell Education Campus. A group of […]
January 17, 2018

Well Read Wednesday: BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Created by Carter G. Woodson in 1926, Black History Month started as, “Negro Week”. A week set aside to honor the contributions of African American in the United States. It wasn’t until 1976, 50 years later, that it became a month long celebration. The month of February was chosen as […]
January 17, 2018

Black History Month Box – Available January 25th for $39.95

Our inaugural 2018 Black History Month box is packed with amazing books celebrating the contributions of prominent (some unknown) African American heroes! We curated the boxes for each age group to not only take your child on a journey through their history but also to inspire them. The Bible says […]