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  • Upper Elementary

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    By: Tony Johnston

    Enjoy a young Mexican-American boy’s heartwarming journey to find the beauty and goodness in his impoverished and violent Los Angeles neighborhood.

  • Upper Elementary

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    By: Christopher Paul Curtis

    Search for family and belonging, with courageous Bud Caldwell, a ten-year-old, African-American boy of the Depression Era. His journey is filled with highs and lows and his optimism carries him to an unintended, but welcome outcome.

  • Early Elementary

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    By: Mona Lisa DeGross

    Problem solve with Donavan, a curious and ambitious, 3rd grade, African-American boy who encounters a predicament with his highly unusual hobby of collecting words.  Also learn the powerful effects words can have on people.

  • Upper Elementary

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    By: Pam Muñoz Ryan

    Follow the story of thirteen-year-old Esperanza, and what happens when she experiences an unexpected tragedy and must flee from her home in Mexico to the fields of California amid the Great Depression.

  • Upper Elementary

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    By: Katherine Applegate

    Follow the story of a very brave and optimistic eleven-year-old named Kek, who uses poetry to narrate his experience fleeing war-torn Sudan and settling into a very new and previously unimaginable life in the United States.

  • Upper Elementary

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    By: Thanhha Lai

    Experience the fear, grief and ultimately, triumph and joy of Hà, a ten-year old girl who leaves war-torn Vietnam and immigrates to the United States. This is a moving story of one girl’s year of change.

  • High School

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    By: Nicola Yoon

    Meet Daniel and Natasha: two teenagers in America facing the kinds of real struggles that teens face.  From the seemingly mundane questions of liking someone and dealing with parental expectations, to the larger questions of the meaning of love and life, this book explores the question of what it means to be American.

     

  • Upper Elementary

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    By: Pam Muñoz Ryan

    Adventure with Charlotte “Charley” Parker, through her journey disguised as a man, in order to pursue her passions and goals during a time when girls and women were not able to live and travel alone.

  • Middle School

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    By: Dr. Victor Rios

    Trace the true-life story of Dr. Victor Rios, a college professor who grew up amid poverty and violence, in Oakland, California. He inspires us with his perseverance and resiliency to conquer obstacles.

  • Middle School

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    By: Sherman Alexie

    Trace the story of Arnold “Junior” Spirit, and his experiences straddling two different worlds: his home on the Spokane Indian Reservation, where poverty and alcoholism are prevalent, and his place at the nearby all-white high school.

  • Upper Elementary

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    By: Kwame Alexander

    Get to know Josh Bell, a fierce basketball player and studious seventh grader. Josh works hard on the court to bring his team to a championship victory, all while dealing with family drama off the court.

  • Middle School

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    By: Sandra Cisneros

    Spend a year on Mango Street with Esperanza, a 12-year old Chicana, who lives in a packed Latino neighborhood that she can’t wait to move out of. Experience Esperanza’s joy, loss, change and growth.