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Author:
Alexandra Diaz
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Jaime is sitting on his bed drawing when he hears a scream. Instantly, he knows: Miguel, his cousin and best friend, is dead. Everyone in Jaime’s small town in Guatemala knows someone who has been killed by the Alphas, a powerful gang that’s known for violence and drug trafficking. Anyone who re
Author:
Suzanne Powell
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Learn about the modern way of Pueblo life.
Author:
Nicholasa Mohr
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A lyrical and dramatic retelling of three animal stories that come from the rich heritage of Puerto Rican folklore.
Author:
Edwin Fontanez
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
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Bilingual:
Yes
An entertaining tool for discovering Puerto Rico's rich vejigante tradition - beautiful coloring activities and informative historical notes illuminate the style and symbolism of Puerto Rico's folk festivals.
Author:
Jon Grinspan
Reading Level:
High School,Middle School
Genre:
There was a time when young people were the most passionate participants in American democracy. In the second half of the nineteenth century--as voter turnout reached unprecedented peaks--young people led the way, hollering, fighting, and flirting at massive midnight rallies. Paren
Author:
Tony Medina
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
These short, vibrant tanka poems about Black boys and young men depict thirteen views of everyday life: dressed in Sunday best, running to catch a bus, growing up to be teachers, and much more. Each of Tony Medina's tanka is matched with a different artist--including recent Caldecott and Coretta Sco
Author:
Hena Khan
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Grandma's hijab clasps under her chin. Auntie pins hers up with a whimsical brooch. Jenna puts a sun hat over hers when she hikes. Iman wears a sports hijab for tae kwon do. As a young girl observes the women in her life and how each covers her hair a different way, she dreams of the possibilities i
Author:
Lulu Delacre
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

Bilingual:
Yes
Learn about Puerto Rican Carnival with Ramon, who longs to masquerade along with the older boys, the vejigantes, in the month-long celebration in Puerto Rico.
Author:
Barbara Brenner
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
An African-American family moves to Kansas after the Civil War to create a new life.
Author:
Traci Sorell
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Bilingual:
Yes
The Cherokee community is grateful for blessings and challenges that each season brings. This is modern Native American life as told by an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation. The word otsaliheliga (oh-jah-LEE-hay-lee-gah) is used by members of the Cherokee Nation to express gratitude. Beginning
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