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Social Justice Literature for Youth

The Amazing Erik by Mike Huber and Joseph Cowman

Playing at the water table is fun. But Erik thinks getting splashed is not fun. When his sleeve gets wet, Erik gets sad, and he…

Seasons of Alaska

Four books by a quartet of Alaska Native women who have something really special to share with kids, the four seasons in Alaska, featuring Indigenous…

A Step from Heaven by An Na

From master storyteller An Na comes the Printz Award-winning novel about a Korean girl who tells her firsthand account of trying to find her place…

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale

Stories of abuse, humiliation, and stereotyping are countered by the voices of passionate women making themselves heard and demanding change. Sometimes angry, often reflective, but…

The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank with an Introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has become a world classic—a powerful reminder…

Piecing Me Together by Portlander Renee Watson

Newberry Award Winner Piecing Me Together is a novel about life as a young African American in modern-day America. Set in Portland, Oregon, the main…