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Monday, February 9, 2009

Celebrate with The Brown Bookshelf!

Over at The Brown Bookshelf, join the celebration of Black History Month! Look at this awesome schedule for twenty-eight days later, 2009:

Feb1: Sharon Draper - November Blues (Atheneum, 2007)
Feb 2: Crystal Hubbard - The Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby: The Story of Jimmy Winkfield
(Lee & Low Books, 2008)
Feb 3: Nicole Tadgell (Ill.) - No Mush Today
(Lee & Low Books, 2008)
Feb 4: Tia Williams - Sixteen Candles (Hyperion, 2008)
Feb 5: Julius Lester - Guardian
(Amistad, 2008)
Feb 6: Philana Marie Boles - Little Divas (Amistad, 2006)
Feb 7: Zetta Elliott - Bird
(Lee & Low Books, 2008)
Feb 8: Angela Johnson - Lily Brown’s Paintings (Orchard Books, 2007)
Feb 9: Pat Cummings - Harvey Moon, Museum Boy (HarperCollins, 2008)
Feb 10: Floyd Cooper (Ill.) - Becoming Billie Holiday ( Wordsong, 2008 ); Willie and the All-Stars (Philomel, 2008)
Feb 11: Tanita S. Davis - A La Carte (Knopf, 2008)
Feb 12: Derrick Barnes - Ruby and the Booker Boys #4: Ruby Flips for Attention (Scholastic, 2009)
Feb 13: Brenda Woods - My Name is Sally Little Song (Putnam, 2006)
Feb 14: Greg Foley (Ill.) - Don’t Worry Bear (Viking, 2008); Good Luck Bear (Viking, 2009); Willoughby and the Lion (HarperCollins, 2009)
Feb 15: Joyce Hansen - African Princess: The Amazing Lives of Africa’s Royal Women (Hyperion, 2004)
Feb 16: Vaunda Micheaux Nelson - Juneteenth (Millbrook Press, 2005)
Feb 17: London Ladd (Ill.) - March On!: The Day My Brother Martin Changed The World (Scholastic, 2008)
Feb 18: Marilyn Nelson - Freedom Business: Including a Narrative of the Life & Adventures of Venture (Front Street, 2008)
Feb 19: Andrea Davis Pinkney - Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation (Amistad, 2008)
Feb 20: Deborah Gregory - Catwalk (Delacorte, 2008)
Feb 21: Evelyn Coleman - Freedom Train (Margaret K. McElderry, 2008)
Feb 22: Jacqueline Woodson - Peace, Locomotion (Putnam, 2009)
Feb 23: Lesa Cline-Ransome - Helen Keller: The World in Her Heart (HarperCollins, 2008)
Feb 24: Cornelius Van Wright (Ill.) - Princess Grace (Dial, 2008)
Feb 25: Sherri Winston - The Kayla Chronicles (Little, Brown, 2008)
Feb 26: Shelia P. Moses - Joseph (Margaret K. McElderry, 2008)
Feb 27: Monalisa DeGross - Donovan’s Double Trouble (Amistad, 2007)
Feb 28: Monica McKayhan - Jaded (Kimani, 2008); The Pact (Kimani, 2008)

Click over and join the party!

Thanks for the amazing content you are bringing front and center, Brown Bookshelf!



Melissa Walker said...

Awesome month! Clicking now.

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