Meet Claudie: An American Girl by Brit Bennett
From American Girl Publishing:
Claudie Wells is growing up in 1920s Harlem and is in awe of the artists all around her. Her father is a talented baker, her mother is a reporter for a renowned newspaper, and her boardinghouse mates include a jazz singer, cornet player, and painter. Claudie dreams of having a special talent all her own but struggles to find her calling. When an eviction notice threatens her beloved home, Claudie takes a risk to pursue an idea that just might turn things around. Her story is richly illustrated and includes an introduction from the author.
112 pages. Hardcover. Author: Brit Bennett.