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Social Justice Literature for Youth

Love is a Revolution by Renee Watson

When Nala Robertson reluctantly agrees to attend an open mic night for her cousin-sister-friend Imani's birthday, she finds herself falling in instant love with Tye…

Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Lost and alone in a forbidden forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy, a…

Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed

Life is quiet and ordinary in Amal's Pakistani village; she's busy pursuing her dream of becoming a teacher one day. Her dreams are temporarily dashed…

Same Sun Here by Silas House Neela Vaswani and Hilary Schenker

Meena and River have a lot in common: fathers forced to work away from home to make ends meet, grandmothers who mean the world to…

Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to my Daughters by Barack Obama and Loren Long

In this letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama writes a tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From…

A Movie in My Pillow/Una Película en mi Almohada by Jorge Argueta and Elizabeth Gómez

Young Jorgito has come to live in the Mission District of San Francisco, but he hasn't forgotten the unique beauty of El Salvador. In his…