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Social Justice Literature for Youth

Lovely, Dark & Deep by Justina Chen

When Viola Li returns from a trip, she develops a sudden and extreme case of photosensitivity -- an inexplicable allergy to sunlight. Thanks to her…

Pinned by Sharon G. Flake

Award-winning author, Sharon G. Flake, presents a powerful novel about a teen boy and girl, each tackling disabilities. Autumn and Adonis have nothing in common…

Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens by Marieke Nijkamp

A Junior Library Guild Selection, A Kirkus Best YA Book of 2018 That Feeds Imaginations. With stories in various genres about first loves, friendship, war,…

El Deafo by Cece Bell

The beloved #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor winning graphic novel memoir from Cece Bell. El Deafo is now streaming on Apple TV+.…

Rolling Warrior: The Incredible, Sometimes Awkward, True Story of a Rebel Girl on Wheels Who Helped Spark a Revolution by Judith Heumann and Kristen Joiner

As featured in the Oscar-nominated documentary Crip Camp, and for readers of I Am Malala, one of the most influential disability rights activists in US…

As Brave as You by Jason Reynolds

Kirkus Award Finalist, Schneider Family Book Award Winner, Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book. Jason Reynolds explores multigenerational ideas about family love and bravery in…