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Social Justice Literature for Youth

Janna and the Kings by Patricia Smith and Aaron Boyd

Saturdays are special for Janna. That's when she and Granddaddy spend the whole day together. Walking down the street with Granddaddy is like strolling through…

Where Wonder Grows (Donde las Maravillas Crecen) by Xelena González and Adriana Garcia

When Grandma walks to her special garden, her granddaughters know to follow her there. Grandma invites the girls to explore her collection of treasures--magical rocks,…

Lailah's Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story by Reem Faruqi and Lea Lyon

Lailah solves her problem with help from the school librarian and her teacher and in doing so learns that she can make new friends who…

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…