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See the 2021 Versify team talk about their new books. Featuring Raúl the Third, Juana Medina, NoNieqa Ramos, Jacqueline Alcántara, Aimee Lucido, Veronica Chambers, Kathlyn J. Kirkwood, Nicole D. Collier, Jennifer Harlan, and more!

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Videos

THE UNDEFEATED by Kwame Alexander, Illustrated by Kadir Nelson

The Newbery Award-winning author of THE CROSSOVER pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree, available April 2, 2019.

Meet the Legendary Alston Boys in The Last Mirror on the Left Book Trailer

The Hardy Boys meets The Phantom Tollbooth, in the new century! Two adventurous cousins must protect their town against all manner of weird happenings in this inventive and fun series by Lamar Giles.

Meet Illustrator Raúl the Third

Little Lobo returns to share his love of food and wrestling in this delicious follow-up to Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market from Pura Belpré Medal-winning illustrator Raúl the Third.

Vamos! Let’s Go Eat Elotés!

Raúl the Third shares his new book ¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat and discusses one of his favorite Mexican foods—elotés!

Vamos! Let’s Go See a Mural!

Raúl the Third shares his new book ¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat and discusses a mural he painted at The Painted Burro, a Mexican restaurant in Massachusetts. Learn about all the fun details that he added to the mural and that you can find in the book!

5 Reasons to Read Brown Girl Ghosted

Mintie Das tells us why you should read her debut novel, Brown Girl Ghosted.

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