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Social Justice Literature for Youth

King for a Day by Rukhsana Khan and Christiane Krömer

Malik, a Pakistani boy who uses a wheelchair, is excited to compete in the annual kite-flying festival of Basant. Can his kite defeat the bully's…

A Friend for Henry by Jenn Bailey and Mika Song

2020 Schneider Family Honor Book. In Classroom Six, second left down the hall, Henry has been on the lookout for a friend. A friend who…

I Talk Like a River by Jordan Scott and Sydney Smith

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award, Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winner, A New York Times Best Children's Book of the Year. When a boy…

Benji, the Bad Day and Me by Sally J. Pla and Ken Min

Nothing seems to be going right for Sammy today. At school, he got in trouble for kicking a fence, then the cafeteria ran out of…

The Black Book of Colors by Menena Cottin and Rosana Faría

Living with the use of one's eyes can make imagining blindness difficult, but this innovative title invites readers to imagine living without sight through remarkable…

Ian's Walk: A Story about Autism by Laurie Lears and Karen Ritz)

Dolly Gray Children's Literature Award, 2002 Children's Crown Gallery Award Master List, Pick of the Lists, American Bookseller Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities…