"Luminous… engrossing and poignant, this is one not to miss." –People, Pick of the Week
"Fantastic… a book that feels alive on the page and rich for later consideration.
—Brandon Stanton, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Humans of New York
The inspirational account of the creation of a pathbreaking inner-city middle school in Brooklyn, New York, by the magnetic young principal who rocketed to national fame via Humans of New York
When thirteen-year-old Vidal Chastanet told photographer Brandon Stanton that his principal ,“Ms.
They call themselves the Blackbirds. Kwanzaa Browne, Indigo Abdulrahaman, Destiny Jones, and Ericka Stockwell are four best friends who are closer than sisters, and will go to the ends of the earth for one another.
Inspired by the Academy Award-nominated Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone., an intimate and vivid look at the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist who evolved into a chart-topping chanteuse and committed civil rights activist.
For one night, a couple checks in to an upscale hotel. The pair seem unlikely companions, from opposing strata of society, but their attraction is palpable to all who observe them—or overhear their cries of passion.
MK Asante was born in Zimbabwe to American parents.
Meet Odette, Clarice, and Barbara Jean in the New York
Times best-selling novel . . .
Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat is home away from home for this inseparable Plainview, Indiana, trio.
The arrival of a major new voice in contemporary fiction.
A debut of extraordinary distinction. Ayana Mathis tells the story of the children of the Great Migration through the trials of one unforgettable family.
The pre-Civil War South comes brilliantly to life in this
masterfully written novel about a mysterious and charismatic healer
readers won’t soon forget
Mississippi plantation mistress Amanda Satterfield loses her daughter to cholera after her husband refuses to treat her for what he considers to be a “slave disease.