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New Shoes
Susan Lynn Meyer

Happy release day to Susan Meyer and her fabulous picture book, NEW SHOES! It tells the story of two young girls in the civil rights era finding inventive ways to overcome Jim Crow laws. We're so happy this one is out in the world. Congratulations, Susan!

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Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
Laurie Thompson

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story—which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey—is nothing short of remarkable. January 2015 release.

Mark of the Thief
Jennifer A. Nielsen

The fast-paced, ingenious plot, charismatic hero and highly diverse cast of characters—including the ancient, eternal city itself—make this series opener a captivating joy ride. ~ Kirkus Reviews, starred review. February 2015 release.

New Shoes
Susan Lynn Meyer

Set in the South during the time of segregation, this lushly illustrated picture book brings the civil rights era to life for contemporary readers as two young girls find an inventive way to foil Jim Crow laws. January 2015 release.