Anika Noni Rose
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"For centuries, the Chieftain of Wakanda (the Black Panther) has gained his powers through the juices of the Heart-Shaped Herb. Much like Vibranium, the Heart-Shaped Herb is essential to the survival and prosperity of Wakanda. But something is wrong. The plants are dying. No matter what the people of Wakanda do, they can't save them. And their supply is running short. It's up to Shuri to travel from Wakanda in order to discover what is killing the...
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"With the heart-shaped herb thriving, a group of Wakanda's finest engineers working on expanding its dome technology, and the borders more fortified than ever, Princess Shuri can finally focus on what matters most: her training. But soon, a bigger problem rears its head. The princess hears whispers of exceptionally talented young girls across the world going missing; a young environmental scientist in Kenya, a French physics prodigy -- the list of...
The royal palace of Wakanda is one of, if not the most secure facilities on this planet--or any other. So the anxiety Shuri feels when she's jolted out of sleep by the queen mother with the news that someone attempted to break into the palace--and succeeded--is significant. And as quickly as they broke in, they vanished. The search for this interloper, a mysterious "symbiote" with superhuman speed and strength, will lead Shuri to the Jabari Lands,...
Three young women, Deena Jones, Effie White, and Lorrell Robinson, desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dream....
New Orleans. Arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana cross paths. Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by a conniving voodoo magician. Tiana follows suit when she decides to kiss the amphibian royalty. With the help of a trumpet-playing alligator, a Cajun firefly, and an old blind lady who lives in a boat in a tree, Naveen and Tiana must race to break the spell and fulfill their dreams.
It tells the unlikely love story of Maddy, a smart, curious and imaginative eighteen-year-old who due to an illness cannot leave the protection of the hermetically sealed environment within her house, and Olly, the boy next door who won't let that stop them. Maddy is desperate to experience the much more stimulating outside world, and the promise of her first romance.
Follows Mma Ramotste, a recently bereaved woman, as she sets up the only woman-run Private Detective Agency in Botswana and her attempts to get it off the ground. She gets help from Mma Makutsi, her new secretary, and Mr. JLB Matekoni, the owner and super mechanic of the wonderful Speedy Motors. Mma Ramotste takes on cases, meets many new people who need her help - from a woman who thinks the man who has turned up at her door is not her father, to...
Includes songs from not only The Princess and the frog, but also from Enchanted, The little mermaid, Beauty and the beast, Snow white, Cinderella, Pocahantas, and Sleeping beauty. Anika Noni Rose is the voice of the character, Tiana.
The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War. Based on Alex Haley's best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit.
A 13 song collection of toe-tappin' tunes inspired by Walt Disney Pictures' The Princess and the Frog. Featuring all-new songs performed by the film's most beloved characters including Princess Tiana, Ray, Mama Odie, Louis and Dr. Facilier. this album carries on the same Cajun, Zydeco, Dixieland and gospel music themes that played throughout the movie.
Set firmly in, and often about, New York, this movie follows five married, once married, or soon to be married couples and their mutual friend, Robert, a 35 year old bachelor who has been unable to connect in a long-term relationship. The relationships are presented in a series of vignettes, primarily through Bobby's eyes, so that we see the less than ideal aspects of commitment. Eventually, Bobby learns that while relationships aren't perfect, they...
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This collection of 40 back-to-school tales from Scholastic Storybook Treasures is perfect for kids and families who love to watch classic storybooks come to life.