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  • Upper Elementary

    $150.00

    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.

  • Middle School

    $150.00

    By: Jason Reynolds

    Follow Castle Crenshaw, a seventh grade boy running from his problems, and his past.  When a local track coach discovers Castle’s natural talent for sprinting and takes him under his wing, Castle discovers both the challenges and the joys of joining an elite track team.

  • Upper Elementary

    $150.00

    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

    $150.00

    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.

  • Upper Elementary

    $150.00

    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

    $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.

  • 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.

  • Upper Elementary

    $150.00

    By: R. J. Palacio

    Explore the story of an exceptional and funny fifth grader named August Pullman, and learn about his resiliency in the face of others’ reactions to his craniofacial difference during his first year at a new school.