Season 3

Rhiannon Giddens

Grammy Award winner Rhiannon Giddens celebrates Black history and culture in her unflinching, uplifting, and gorgeously illustrated picture book debut, Build a House.

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G. Neri

G. Neri is the award-winning author of many books for young readers, including Ghetto Cowboy, which was made into the Netflix film Concrete Cowboy, starring Idris Elba and Caleb McLaughlin.

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December 13, 2022 07:30 ET

Frederick Joseph and Porsche Joseph

The New York Times best-selling author of The Black Friend, Frederick Joseph, and seasoned activist Porsche Joseph have created an indispensable guide to social and political progressivism for young people and anyone wanting to get more involved in Better Than We Found It.

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January 10, 2023 07:30 ET

Atinuke

Acclaimed Nigerian storyteller Atinuke is the author of many books for children, including the beloved Anna Hibiscus chapter book series set in contemporary West Africa.

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February 15, 2023 07:30 ET

Linda Williams Jackson

Award-winning author Linda Williams Jackson pulls from her own childhood in the Mississippi Delta to tell the story of Ellis Earl in The Lucky Ones.

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March 14, 2023 07:30 ET

Tacko Fall

Basketball phenom Tacko Fall shares the inspiring story of his journey from West Africa to the NBA in Tacko Fall: To New Heights.

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April 11, 2023 07:30 ET

Aya de León

Aya de León is the Afro-Latina author of several suspense novels for adults, teaches creative writing at the University of California, Berkeley, and is active in movements for racial, gender, and climate justice. Undercover Latina is her debut for young readers.

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May 09, 2023 07:30 ET

David Barclay Moore

Filmmaker and John Steptoe New Talent Author Award winner David Barclay Moore’s picture books both transport and transform young readers.

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