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  • High School

    $150.00

    By: Malala Yousafzai

    This memoir tells the story of Malala–a brave, intelligent fifteen year old girl who fights for girls’ rights in her country, and nearly dies for her cause.

  • 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.

  • Early Elementary

    $150.00

    By: Melissa Thomson

    Travel to the Capital with Keena Ford and her 2nd grade class! Keena’s excited about the trip because she is running for student council, and on the field trip she’s going to meet a real live U.S. representative.

  • Early Elementary

    $150.00

    By: Melissa Thomson

    Meet Keena, a creative and curious girl, with a flair for getting into trouble. Keena just started the school-year and she’s already lied about her birthday, made her best friend jealous, and snuck into another classroom!

  • Early Elementary

    $150.00

    By: Melissa Thomson

    Continue the adventures of Keena Ford, as she encounters trouble when she loses her private journal, where she keeps all of her thoughts – nice and not-so-nice. It’s a big problem when someone else gets a hold of it!

  • 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.

  • Upper Elementary

    $150.00

    By: Rita Williams-Garcia

    Follow the story of three sisters who spend the summer of 1968 in Oakland with their mother who abandoned them seven years ago, getting to know her and exploring a new city bubbling with diversity, activism, and social 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.