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Family Heritage (Summer 2019)

One way we honor our ancestors, families, and children is to use the knowledge of our heritage to shape our identities. To remind us of the historical ties we take with us into the future, we will showcase books about the legacies and traditions of families in all their forms and meanings.

 
Hotel Dare

Hotel Dare

By: Terry Blas
Illustrated by:
Claudia Aguirre
ISBN: 9781684152056
 
In the Neighborhood of True

In the Neighborhood of True

By: Susan Kaplan Carlton
ISBN: 9781616208608
 
The Beck List: A Blackberry Farm Story

The Beck List

By: Adele Griffin
Illustrated by:
LeUyen Pham
ISBN: 9781616207908
 
My Tata’s Remedies/Los remedios de mi Tata

My Tata’s Remedies/Los remedios de mi Tata

By: Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford
Illustrated by:
Antonio Castro L.
ISBN: 9781935955894
 
Lucky Luna

Lucky Luna

By: Diana Lopez
ISBN: 9781338232738
 
A Suitcase of Seaweed & MORE

A Suitcase of Seaweed & MORE

By: Janet Wong
ISBN: 9781937057336
 
Apple Pie Fourth of July

Apple Pie Fourth of July

By: Janet S. Wong
Illustrated by:
Margaret Chodos-Irvine
ISBN: 9780152057084
 
It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel

It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel

By: Firoozeh Dumas
ISBN: 9781328740960
 
Walk Together Children

Walk Together Children

By: Ashley Bryan
Illustrated by:
Ashley Bryan
ISBN: 9780979300011
 
Imagine

Imagine

By: Juan Felipe
Illustrated by:
Herrera
ISBN: 9780763690526
 
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Perfect Little Turkey

Charlie Bumpers vs. the Perfect Little Turkey

By: Bill Harley
Illustrated by:
Adam Gustavson
ISBN:  9781561458356
 
Saturdays and Teacakes

Saturdays and Teacakes

By: Lester L. Laminack
Illustrated by:
Chris Soentpiet
ISBN: 9781561453030
 
Skyward

Skyward

By: Sally Deng
ISBN: 9781911171881
 
Whatever Happened to My Sister?

Whatever Happened to My Sister?

By: Simona Ciraolo
ISBN: 9781909263529
 
Yao Bai and the Egg Pirates

Yao Bai and the Egg Pirates

By: Tim J. Myers
Illustrated by:
Bonnie Pang
ISBN: 9781513261447
 
Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood

Leaving China

By: James McMullan
Illustrated by:
James McMullan
ISBN: 9781616202552
 
A Possibility of Whales

A Possibility of Whales

By: Karen Rivers
ISBN: 9781616207236
 
The Bee Tree

The Bee Tree

By: Stephen Buchmann & Diana Cohn
Illustrated by:
Paul Mirocha
ISBN: 9781935955146
 
The Potter’s Boy

The Potter’s Boy

By: Tony Mitton
ISBN: 9781338285390
 
Snakes, Alligators, and Broken Hearts: Journeys of a Biologist’s Son

Snakes, Alligators, and Broken Hearts

By: Sneed B. Collard III
ISBN: 9780984446063
 
The Crossover

The Crossover

By: Kwame Alexander
ISBN: 9780544935204
 
Stand on the Sky

Stand on the Sky

By: Erin Bow
ISBN: 9781328557469
 
I’m Going to Sing

I’m Going to Sing

By: Ashley Bryan
Illustrated by:
Ashley Bryan
ISBN: 9780979300028
 
Zora and Me: The Cursed Ground

Zora and Me

By: T. R. Simon & Victoria Bond
ISBN: 9780763643010
 
Mooshka, A Quilt Story

Mooshka, A Quilt Story

By: Julie Paschkis
Illustrated by:
Julie Paschkis
ISBN: 9781561456208
 
Good Fortune: My Journey to Gold Mountain

Good Fortune

By: Li Keng Wong
ISBN: 9781561453672
 
Akissi: Tales of Mischief

Akissi

By: Marguerite Abouet
Illustrated by:
Mathieu Sapin
ISBN: 9781911171478
 
My Singing Nana

My Singing Nana

By: Pat Mora
Illustrated by:
Alyssa Bermudez
ISBN: 9781433830211
 
Charlie and the Blanket Toss

Charlie and the Blanket Toss

By: Tricia Brown
Illustrated by:
Sarah Martinsen
ISBN: 9781941821077
 
Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season

By: Nicole Melleby
ISBN: 9781616209063
 
Here to Stay

Here to Stay

By: Sara Farizan
ISBN: 9781616207007
 
Love and the Rocking Chair

Love and the Rocking Chair

By: Leo & Diane Dillon
ISBN: 9781338332650
 
The Secret of Nightingale Wood

The Secret of Nightingale Wood

By: Lucy Strange
ISBN: 9781338312850
 
Grandpa Cacao

Grandpa Cacao

By: Elizabeth Zunon
ISBN: 9781681196404
 
Gondra’s Treasure

Gondra’s Treasure

By: Linda Sue Park
Illustrated by:
Jennifer Black Reinhardt
ISBN: 9780544546691
 
Vanderbeekers of 141st St

Vanderbeekers of 141st St

By: Karina Yan Glaser
ISBN: 9780544876392
 
Alma and How She Got Her Name

Alma and How She Got Her Name

By: Juana Martinez-Neal
ISBN: 9780763693558
 
Our Favorite Day

Our Favorite Day

By: Joowon Oh
ISBN: 9781536203578
 
Three Scoops and a Fig

Three Scoops and a Fig

By: Sara Laux Akin
Illustrated by:
Susan Kathleen Hartung
ISBN: 9781561455225
 
The Last Dance

The Last Dance

By: Carmen Agra Deedy
Illustrated by:
Debrah Santini
ISBN: 9781561451098
 
Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx

Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx

By: Joe Todd-Stanton
ISBN: 9781911171195
 
The Manic Panic

The Manic Panic

By: Richa Jha
Illustrated by:
Mithila Ananth
ISBN: 9781939547439
 
Lumberjanes Vol 10

Lumberjanes Vol 10

By: Kat Leyh, Shannon Watters
Illustrated by:
Ayme Sotuyo
ISBN: 9781684152780
 
Ronin Island

Ronin Island

By: Greg Pak
Illustrated by:
Giannis Milonogiannis
ISBN: 9781684154593
 
Running on the Roof of the World

Running on the Roof of the World

By: Jess Butterworth
ISBN: 9781616208196
 
The Girl Who Drank the Moon

The Girl Who Drank the Moon

By: Kelly Barnhill
ISBN: 9781616205676
 
Some Places More Than Others

Some Places More Than Others

By: Renée Watson
ISBN: 9781681191089
 
My Grandma and Me

My Grandma and Me

By: Mina Javaherbin
Illustrated by:
Lindsey Yankey
ISBN: 9780763694944
 
The Girl Who Saved Yesterday

The Girl Who Saved Yesterday

By: Julius Lester
Illustrated by:
Carl Angel
ISBN: 9781939547248
 
Me and My Fear

Me and My Fear

By: Francesca Sanna
ISBN: 9781911171539
 
Arthur and the Golden Rope

Arthur and the Golden Rope

By: Joe Todd-Stanton
ISBN: 9781911171034
 
Grandfather’s Journey 20th Anniversary Edition

Grandfather’s Journey 20th Anniversary Edition

By: Allen Say
ISBN: 9780544050501
 
The Year of the Three Sisters

The Year of the Three Sisters

By: Andrea Chang
Illustrated by:
Patrice Barton
ISBN: 9780544668492
 
Carter Reads the Newspaper

Carter Reads the Newspaper

By: Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrated by:
Don Tate
ISBN: 9781561459346
 
The Lotterys Plus One

The Lotterys Plus One

By: Emma Donoghue
Illustrated by:
Caroline Hadilaksono
ISBN: 9780545925846
 
See You at Harry’s

See You at Harry’s

By: Jo Knowles
ISBN: 9780763664558
 
The Incredible Magic of Being

The Incredible Magic of Being

By: Kathryn Erskine
ISBN: 9781338148534
 
The Jumbies

The Jumbies

By: Tracey Baptiste
ISBN: 9781616205928
 
Vivian and the Legend of the Hoodoos

Vivian and the Legend of the Hoodoos

By: Terry Catasús Jennings
Illustrated by:
Phyllis Saroff
ISBN: 9781628559576
 
Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change

Our Children Can Soar

By: Michelle Cook
Illustrated by:
Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon, Eric Velasquez, R. Gregory Christie, James E. Ransome, Bryan Collier, Shadra Strickland, Frank Morrison, Pat Cummings, Cozbi Cabrera, Charlotte Riley-Webb, AG Ford, and E. B. Lewis
ISBN: 9781599907833
 
Merci Suarez Changes Gears

Merci Suarez Changes Gears

By: Meg Medina
ISBN: 9780763690496
 
Sea Glass Summer

Sea Glass Summer

By: Michelle Houts
Illustrated by:
Bagram Ibatoulline
ISBN: 9780763684433
 
Under Water

Under Water

By: J.L. Powers
ISBN: 9781947627048
 
Greenglass House

Greenglass House

By: Kate Milford
ISBN: 9780544540286
 
The Journey

The Journey

By: Francesca Sanna
ISBN: 9781909263994
 
My Dad Used to Be So Cool

My Dad Used to Be So Cool

By: Keith Negley
ISBN: 9781909263949
 
Sona and the Wedding Game

Sona and the Wedding Game

By: Kashmira Sheth
Illustrated by:
Yoshiko Jaeggi
ISBN: 9781561457359
 
The Oddmire, Book 1: Changeling

The Oddmire, Book 1

By: William Ritter
ISBN: 9781616208394
 
Inexplicable Logic of My Life

Inexplicable Logic of My Life

By: Benjamin Saenz
ISBN: 9780544586505
 
Sarai and the Meaning of Awesome

Sarai and the Meaning of Awesome

By: Sarai Gonzalez and Monica Brown
Illustrated by:
Christine Almeda
ISBN: 9781338236682
 
My Fate According to the Butterfly

My Fate According to the Butterfly

By: Gail Villanueva
ISBN: 9781338310504
 
How Raven Got His Crooked Nose

How Raven Got His Crooked Nose

By: (Retold by) Barbara J. Atwater, Ethan J. Atwater
Illustrated by:
Mindy Dwyer
ISBN: 9781513260952
 
Pandora’s Legacy

Pandora’s Legacy

By: Kara Leopard
Illustrated by:
Kelly & Nichole Matthews
ISBN: 9781684152872
 
The Woman Who Caught The Babies – A Story of African American Midwives

The Woman Who Caught The Babies – A Story of African American Midwives

By: Eloise Greenfield
Illustrated by:
Daniel Minter
ISBN: 9780997772074
 
Hour of the Bees

Hour of the Bees

By: Lindsay Eagar
ISBN: 9780763679224
 
All Around Us

All Around Us

By: Xelena Gonzalez
Illustrated by:
Adriana M. Garcia
ISBN: 9781941026762
 
The Lines on Nana’s Face

The Lines on Nana’s Face

By: Simona Ciraolo
ISBN: 9781909263987
 
The Immortal Jellyfish

The Immortal Jellyfish

By: Sang Miao
ISBN: 9781911171799
 
Going Down Home with Daddy

Going Down Home with Daddy

By: Kelly Starling Lyons
Illustrated by:
Daniel Minter
ISBN: 9781561459384
 
The Garden of My Imaan

The Garden of My Imaan

By: Farhana Zia
ISBN: 9781561456987
 
Cuddled and Carried /      Consentido y Cargado

Cuddled and Carried / Consentido y Cargado

By: Dia L. Michels
Illustrated by:
Mike Speiser
ISBN: 9781930775954
 
Come November

Come November

By: Katrin van Dam
ISBN: 9781338268423
 
Children of the First People: Fresh Voices of Alaska’s Native Kids

Children of the First People

By: Tricia Brown
Illustrated by:
Roy Corral
ISBN: 9781513261973
 
Persephone

Persephone

By: Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky
Illustrated by:
Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky
ISBN: 9781684151752
 
New World

New World

By: David Jesus Vignolli
Illustrated by:
David Jesus Vignolli
ISBN: 9781684153985
 
Mech Cadet Yu

Mech Cadet Yu

By: Greg Pak
Illustrated by:
Takeshi Miyazawa
ISBN: 9781684151950
 
A Sparrow’s Roar

A Sparrow’s Roar

By: C.R. Chua and Paolo Chikiamco
Illustrated by:
C.R. Chua
ISBN: 9781684154760
 
A Girl in the Himalayas

A Girl in the Himalayas

By: David Jesus Vignolli
Illustrated by:
David Jesus Vignolli
ISBN: 9781684151295
 
Alice from Dream to Dream

Alice from Dream to Dream

By: Giulio Macaione
Illustrated by:
Giulio Macaione
ISBN: 9781684151806
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