Oct. 14, 2021

[ENCORE] There's a Bee in My Book Bag!: A Tale with Two Sides - Lisa …

"I grab my book bag. Hey ... what's that sound? There's a bee in my book bag. This is REALLY bad!" Sounds like a tale easy to…

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Oct. 7, 2021

A Conversation with Kwame Alexander

With over 35 books, we could have picked any one of these gems for this week's episode featuring best selling author Kwame Alexan…

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Oct. 1, 2021

Chef Toussaint - David Miller

Welcome to Season 2 of Authored By Us! We are "cooking" up some creative and entertaining fun with this week's author David Mill…

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May 26, 2021

The Discussion: A Necessary Dialogue for Change - Cedric Threatt

How many friends do you have? Do they all look like your or are they different from you? Do you share the same thoughts, goals, a…

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May 19, 2021

You Can Become a Doctor Too - Dr. Christina T. Rosenthal

Before Career Day at his school, Art and his classmates believe becoming a doctor is impossible. After listening to the doctors, …

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May 12, 2021

Do You See the Monster Under My Bed? - Chinwe Mbonu

Many children around the world have often wondered what lies underneath their beds at night. In this story, Chuka and his Dad try…

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May 5, 2021

The Talk: A Conversation Between a Black Father and His Son

Many will never know what it’s like for black fathers to have The Talk … When a black father and his son sit down to talk, deep, …

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April 28, 2021

I Have a Secret! ¡Tengo un Secreto!: Yunito’s Adventures-Las Aventura…

"Shhh… I have a secret and I don’t want anyone to know about it. I’m starting school and I am so happy that my teacher only asks …

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April 21, 2021

What Can I Be? STEM Careers from A to Z - Tiffani Teachey

As children we were often asked what we wanted to be when we grew up. Sometimes, the careers we picked did not turn out to be wh…

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April 14, 2021

The Adventures of LiLi: A Miracle at Bates Memorial - Gin Noon Spauld…

When we think of diversity, we often think of how one looks or sounds to identify the "difference." But what about those hidden …

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April 7, 2021

The Supadupa Kid - Ty Allan Jackson

Javvon was living the life of a normal middle-schooler. He had an annoying little sister, a loyal best friend, his first crush, …

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March 31, 2021

I Am Not Being Lazy, I Just Don't Understand - Gina Paul

It's hard enough being the new kid and when you don't speak the same language as everyone else you standout even more - and not i…

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March 24, 2021

The Art of Storytelling - Glenn Kwabena Davis

While books may contain stories, not all stories are found in books. The tradition of storytelling is deeply rooted in the histo…

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March 10, 2021

Know Your Hairitage: Zara's Wash Day - Zenda Walker

Zara's weekly hair washing ritual with her mother is anything but mundane. While she may not look forward to the discomfort whic…

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March 3, 2021

How Red Ants Got Their Color - I. Carole Husbands

Storytelling is a tradition in African and Caribbean culture and How Red Ants Got Their Color is a story within a story. Author …

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Feb. 24, 2021

The Adventures of Max and Levi: The Alpha League Series - Portia Smit…

Being bullied is the pits! This is something that Max and Levi have experienced individually but when their paths collide and th…

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Feb. 17, 2021

A Good Day - Julie Carter

We tend to depart the presence of loved ones by sending wishes to "Have a Good Day," without thinking what that really means and …

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Feb. 10, 2021

Hello Queen - Tacardra Rountree

What started as a class assignment became an expression of creativity and pride, and has now been produced as Tacardra Rountree's…

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Feb. 3, 2021

Something is Watching You - Omar Chin

Children are always picking things up and parents have to make sure they are picking up the right things. This is the focus of "…

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Jan. 27, 2021

What Color is Your Rainbow? - Joanne Moorehead

Colors are everywhere and author Joanne Moorehead is making sure that young children not only learn their colors but learn a love…

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Jan. 20, 2021

Do You Know What Makes a Man? - Del’Shawn Taylor

"Do you know what makes a man? I am not so sure I understand." This is the question asked by a young boy earnestly searching fo…

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Jan. 13, 2021

#ENOUGH - Tasha Ellis, EdD

Christopher is living it up as a 'tween but he is about to learn that there is a lot more to life. As he witnesses the impact th…

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Jan. 6, 2021

There's a Bee in My Book Bag! A Tale with Two Sides - Lisa Suber

"I grab my book bag. Hey ... what's that sound? There's a bee in my book bag. This is REALLY bad!" Sounds like a tale easy to…

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