Books of the Month

CMG February Book Of The Month Andrew Billingsley: Is Black Families in White America

A number of American Negro families managed to escape the more crippling consequences of poverty and racism. What are the sources of their achievement? What are the barriers they still face as they struggle for equality with the white middle class? And what about those families who still languish in the black ghettos of America? …

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CMG January Book Of The Month Angela Davis: An Autobiography

Angela Davis has been a political activist at the cutting edge of the Black Liberation, feminist, queer, and prison-abolitionist movements for more than 50 years. Angela Davis: An Autobiography, first published and edited by Toni Morrison in 1974, is a powerful and commanding account of her early years in these struggles. Davis describes her journey …

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CMG Children’s December Book Of The Month The 1619 Project: Born on the Water

This Book can be purchased at Willa’s Book & Vinyl Galore Located at 1734 E 63rd Suite 110 St.KCMO 64110 This Book can be purchased at Willa’s Book & Vinyl The 1619 Project’s lyrical picture book in verse chronicles the consequences of slavery and the history of Black resistance in the United States, thoughtfully rendered …

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CMG Book November Book Of The Month Colin Powell My American Journey

This Book can be purchased at Willa’s Book & Vinyl Galore Located at 1734 E 63rd Suite 110 St.KCMO 64110 This Book can be purchased at Willa’s Book & Vinyl Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He knew the rough life of …

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CMG January Book #2 Of The Month Is Shades of Green

by Glenance Green Shades of Green is an anthological series of thoughts from the mind of one black woman giving voice to many. Illustratively, she uses seven forms of Greek love to weave together a powerful narrative through poetry, prose, and short stories. This brilliant work of art breathes life into reflections and revelations of …

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CMG January Book #1 Of The Month Is One Crazy Summer

by Rita Williams-Garcia In this Newbery Honor novel, New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of three sisters who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them. Eleven-year-old Delphine is like a mother to her two younger sisters, Vonetta and Fern. She’s had to be, ever since …

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CMG December Book #2 Of The Month “The Book of Negroes”

by Lawrence Hill (Author) The Book of Negroes (based on the novel Someone Knows My Name) will be BET’s first miniseries. The star-studded production includes lead actress Aunjanue Ellis (Ray, The Help), Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. (Jerry Maguire, A Few Good Men), Oscar and Emmy winner Louis Gossett Jr. (A Raisin in the Sun, …

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CMG Book #1 Of The Month The Fantastic Adventures of Fred Dexter and Friends

Encounter a Fun Filled Adventure of Crazy Wacky Excitement incorporating Comprehension, and Critical Thinking Skills. Build and Strengthen student’s behavior patterns and social skills while taking a wild ride with Fred Dexter and his friends. Enjoy Fred Dexter and Friends latest Adventures while:Strengthen reading fluency with encouragement from your favorite Fred Dexter Characters Boost your …

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