Children's

The Children's Section at Ninth Street Book Shop

 

 

Our colorful Children's Section, with its large selection of titles.

Gemma and her first grandchild, Connor, sitting in a window seat during the Ninth Street Book Shop Grand Opening on June 22, 2012

   

 

 

 

 

Finding new or classic books for babies through teens is easy and enjoyable.  We also have a selection of quality educational toys, puppets, and plush animals.  So stroll the aisles or sit in a window seat to browse through some of the hundreds of titles, or just ask for suggestions.  Below are a few of our recommendations.

 

Black Heritage Gamebook Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9780635118066
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallopade International - November 14th, 2014

Color Purple & All That Jazz!: African American Achievements in the Arts Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780635015792
Availability: Special Order
Published: Gallopade International - December 15th, 2002

Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born Cover Image
By Gene Barretta, Frank Morrison (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062430168
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 3rd, 2017

Which Way to Freedom?: And Other Questions about the Underground Railroad Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9781454907855
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sterling Children's Books - January 6th, 2015

Scholastic Reader Level 4: Great Black Heroes: Five Brilliant Scientists: Five Brilliant Scientists (Level 4) Cover Image
$3.99
ISBN: 9780590480314
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Cartwheel Books - February 2000

Celebrating Black Heritage: 20 Days of Activities, Reading, Recipes, Parties, Plays, and More! Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9780635118080
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallopade International - November 14th, 2014

We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142406274
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - April 20th, 2006

10 True Tales: Young Civil Rights Heroes Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545769747
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 30th, 2014

Firebird Cover Image
By Misty Copeland, Christopher Myers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399166150
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2014

Martin Luther King, Jr. Cover Image
$3.99
ISBN: 9781426310874
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: National Geographic Society - December 26th, 2012

What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763664428
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - December 10th, 2013

The Drinking Gourd: A Story of the Underground Railroad Cover Image
By F. N. Monjo, Fred Brenner (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780064440424
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins Children's Books - September 7th, 1983

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780147512161
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Speak - December 27th, 2016

The Freedom Summer Murders Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338115895
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 25th, 2016

If You Lived When There Was Slavery in America Cover Image
By Anne Kamma, Pamela Johnson (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780439567060
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic - February 2004

They Had a Dream: The Civil Rights Struggle from Frederick Douglass...Malcolmx Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140349542
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - February 1996

The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250073495
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - January 3rd, 2017

To Be a Slave Cover Image
By Julius Lester, Tom Feelings (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780142403860
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - December 29th, 2005

Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History Cover Image
By Walter Dean Myers, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060277093
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - January 24th, 2017

Martin's Dream Day Cover Image
By Kitty Kelley, Stanley Tretick (Photographer)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481467667
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 3rd, 2017

Rosa's Bus: The Ride to Civil Rights Cover Image
By Jo S. Kittinger, Steven Walker (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781629798486
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Calkins Creek Books - January 10th, 2017

Answering the Cry for Freedom: Stories of African Americans and the American Revolution Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781629793061
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Calkins Creek Books - October 4th, 2016

Portraits of African-American Heroes Cover Image
By Tonya Bolden, Ansel Pitcairn (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780142404737
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - December 29th, 2005

Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780547906041
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin - January 8th, 2013

Women in Black History: Stories of Courage, Faith, and Resilience Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780800726522
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Fleming H. Revell Company - January 5th, 2016

Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781423142577
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 23rd, 2012

28 Days: Moments in Black History That Changed the World Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596438200
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 13th, 2015

Pathfinders: The Journeys of 16 Extraordinary Black Souls Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781419714559
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - January 3rd, 2017

Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan Cover Image
By Ashley Bryan, Ashley Bryan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481456906
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books - September 13th, 2016

Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis Cover Image
By Jabari Asim, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399168567
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 11th, 2016

Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph Cover Image
By Roxane Orgill, Francis Vallejo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780763669546
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 8th, 2016

Muhammad Ali: The People's Champion Cover Image
By Walter Dean Myers, Alix Delinois (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780064437189
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amistad Press - January 26th, 2016

Harlem Renaissance Party Cover Image
By Faith Ringgold, Faith Ringgold (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060579111
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amistad Press - January 27th, 2015

Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689834196
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - November 2003

Dream Big: Michael Jordan and the Pursuit of Excellence Cover Image
By Deloris Jordan, Barry Root (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442412705
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - May 6th, 2014

Raising Black Girls Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781934155745
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: African American Images - December 22nd, 2014

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781620970942
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Press - March 29th, 2016

Who Was Jesse Owens? Cover Image
By James Buckley, Gregory Copeland (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448483078
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - August 11th, 2015

Who Is Michelle Obama? Cover Image
By Megan Stine, John O'Brien (Illustrator), Nancy Harrison (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448478630
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - August 15th, 2013

Who Is Stevie Wonder? Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488585
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - October 18th, 2016

Who Was Sojourner Truth? Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448486789
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - December 29th, 2015

Who Was Harriet Tubman? Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448428895
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - December 30th, 2002

I Am Jackie Robinson Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780803740860
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - January 8th, 2015

Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780590481090
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic - February 1994