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Author:
Deborah Hopkinson
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Hopkinson's story captures another view of a community surviving the Depression with creativity and spirit.
Author:
Savion Glover
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Genre:
Biography
Inspiring story with insight into Savion Glover’s artistic process and what he learned at each stage, from his preschool drummer days to “Bring In da Noise, Bring In da Funk.”
Author:
Nikki Giovanni
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School
Genre:
Fiction
An anthology of poetry from the Harlem Renaissance.
Author:
Deborah Hopkinson
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Hopkinson chronicles the construction of the Empire State building through the eyes of a young boy.
Author:
Alan Governar
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A personal account of the Jazz Age, the Harlem Renaissance, the Savoy Ballroom, and Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, through the eyes of Norman Miller.
Author:
Janet Taylor Lisle
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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A wrenching WWII novel traces the relationship between two 13-year-old American boys and a German-born Expressionist painter reputed to be a spy. The intimate first-person narrative brings universal themes of prejudice and loss to a personal level.
Author:
Yoshiko Uchida
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Emi, a young Japanese American, realizes that although she is forced to leave her home and school, she will always have the memories of her friends in her heart.
Author:
Mildred D. Taylor
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School,Adult
Genre:
Fiction
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In the stories Taylor tells the stories of her African American family in the Deep South during and after the Civil War, a time of ugly, painful racism.
Author:
Susan Miho Nunes
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
A little boy becomes part of a Chinese-American community as he works to restore an old Chinese dragon.
Author:
Frank Murphy
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
The legend of how Teddy Roosevelt's refusal to shoot a cornered bear inspired the name of a popular children's toy.
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