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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.