Monday, January 13, 2014

Watson and Holmes: Butt-kicking, Crime-Solving, Black Sherlock Holmes Comic
Graphic Novels and Comics are at the forefront of new media in the 21st Century, and it helps that a whole host of new publications feature characters of color. Check out the new incarnation of the Sherlock Holmes set in Harlem. You can also check out graphic novels in the library. Ask Mrs. Miles for recommendations.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Looking for YA Books with Black Female Protagonists?

Here's a great convo via Twitter that lists great books with Black Female Protagonists. Check them out. Sorry, no urban drama here, just fantasy, romance, sci-fi and more!

Poetry Out Loud

Attention Teacher: It's that time again. If you have students who would like to compete for up to $50,000 in scholarship money then send them to the Media Center to sign up for Poetry Out Loud. Rules can be found at the web site where they will need to pick two poems.