Jump at de Sun: The Story of Zora Neale Hurston

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
A. P. Porter
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Carolrhoda Books
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

Zora's mother used to tell her to "jump at de sun." She wanted Zora to be proud of herself and to do great things. This biography tells of Zora's courageous struggle to write about the culture she valued. Zora was one of the first scholars to promote African-American culture as a self-contained heritage.

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Hello, Universe

Erin Entrada Kelly

A disaster leads Kaori, Gen, and Valencia on an epic quest to find missing Virgil. Through luck, smarts, bravery, and a little help from the universe, a rescue is performed, bullying behavior is put in its place, and friendship blooms.

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