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  • Upper Elementary

    $150.00

    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.

  • Upper Elementary

    $150.00

    By: Kekla Magoon

    Explore the story of Ella and her best friend Z, two social outcasts whose lives are changed when a new kid joins their class, altering the ways they see themselves and each other.

  • Upper Elementary

    $150.00

    By: Jacqueline Woodson

    Frannie, an outspoken 11-year-old girl, comes to develop a keen understanding of difference when a new kid, who is different from all the other kids in her class, appears at her school.

  • Middle School

    $150.00

    By: Louis Sachar

    Ride along with Stanley, through his journey of self-discovery and acceptance after he is wrongly accused of stealing at a charity auction, thanks to a family curse, and sent to the Camp Green Lake correctional facility for boys.

     

  • High School

    $150.00

    By: John Lewis

    Trace the true-life experiences of John Lewis: a strong, passionate, resilient young man who rises to the center of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s and later becomes a U.S. Congressman.

  • Upper Elementary

    $150.00

    By: Christopher Paul Curtis

    Follow the story of a smart and feisty twelve-year-old named Deza Malone, and her family’s resilient journey through the tough times and challenges of the Great Depression.

  • Upper Elementary

    $150.00

    By: Lois Lowry

    Follow the story of Annemarie, a brave 10-year-old growing up in Denmark during the time of the Nazi occupation. Annemarie seeks to protect her best friend Ellen, who is Jewish, from the dangers that confront them both during this dark period in history.

  • Middle School

    $150.00

    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.

  • High School

    $150.00

    By: Dashka Slater

    Meet Sasha and Richard, two Oakland teenager living in completely different worlds. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes, while riding the the 57 bus home from school. Explore how a single moment of recklessness changed both of their lives forever, getting to know the complex reality behind this true-life story.

  • Middle School

    $150.00

    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.

  • High School

    $150.00

    By: Angie Thomas

    Get to know Starr Carter–a brave, intelligent, and resilient young woman who witnesses her best friend’s death at the hands of a police officer. This book traces Starr’s story, and it is also reflects a national conversation about state-sanctioned violence and the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • Middle School

    $150.00

    By: Melba Pattillo Beals

    Follow the true-life story of Melba Pattillo — a brave, resilient, and justice-minded high school junior who chooses to join the historic Little Rock Nine as they racially integrate Central High School in 1957.