Multcolib Kids Picks: African American Experience--Series Spotlight
Annotation:When Epatha tries to spice up the choreography of the new ballet in Harlem with her free-spirited style, the rest of the Sugar Plum ballerinas encourage her to keep her toes in line. Part of the Sugar Plum Ballerinas series.
Annotation:Lulu loves animals. When Lulu goes on vacation, she finds there's a stray dog living on the beach. Everyone in the town thinks the dog is trouble. But Lulu is sure he just needs a friend. And that he's been waiting for someone just like her. Part of the Lulu series.
Annotation: EllRay Jakes may be the smallest kid in his class at Oak Glen Primary School, but he's also his sister Alfie's big brother. So when it looks like Alfie is being bossed around by a dragon-like girl at her school, EllRay feels responsible. Part of the EllRay Jakes series
Annotation:When she accidentally leaves her journal in Tiffany's apartment, Keena is afraid that Tiffany will reveal all of her secrets. Part of the Keena Ford series.
Annotation:When Carver Elementary holds school-wide elections for the first time, third-grader Deja puts all her efforts into running for school president, ignoring her best friend Nikki's problems. Part of the Nikki & Deja series.
Annotation:Sassy and her sparkle sack are back -- this time in a kitchen caper! Sassy wants to cook a fancy meal and it turns out to be a disaster. The recipe goes wrong. The cooking is a mess. And -- the dog eats the cake. Thank goodness for friends and for all of the wonderful items Sassy stashes in her sack. Who knew stuff in a sack could save a dinner party?! Well, when you're Sassy Simone Sanford, a little ingenuity goes a long way. Part of the Sassy series.
Annotation:Dyamonde is angry at her mother for not buying her the shoes she wants, but when she finds out that a classmate is in a worse situation, she is determined to help. Part of the Dyamonde Daniel series
Annotation:Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa-amazing Africa. But she is spending Christmas with her granny in Canada. She can't wait to see snow for the first time! Part of the Anna Hisiscus series.