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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 DareHotel Dare
by Terry Blas
 
In the Neighborhood of TrueIn the Neighborhood of True
by Susan Kaplan Carlton
 
The Beck List: A Blackberry Farm StoryThe Beck List
by Adele Griffin
 
My Tata’s Remedies/Los remedios de mi TataMy Tata’s Remedies/Los remedios de mi Tata
by Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford
 
Lucky LunaLucky Luna
by Diana Lopez
 
A Suitcase of Seaweed & MOREA Suitcase of Seaweed & MORE
by Janet Wong
 
Apple Pie Fourth of JulyApple Pie Fourth of July
by Janet S. Wong
 
It Ain’t So Awful, FalafelIt Ain’t So Awful, Falafel
by Firoozeh Dumas
 
Walk Together ChildrenWalk Together Children
by Ashley Bryan
 
ImagineImagine
by Juan Felipe
 
Saturdays and TeacakesSaturdays and Teacakes
by Lester L. Laminack
 
SkywardSkyward
by Sally Deng
 
Whatever Happened to My Sister?Whatever Happened to My Sister?
by Simona Ciraolo
 
Yao Bai and the Egg PiratesYao Bai and the Egg Pirates
by Tim J. Myers
 
Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II ChildhoodLeaving China
by James McMullan
 
A Possibility of WhalesA Possibility of Whales
by Karen Rivers
 
The Bee TreeThe Bee Tree
by Stephen Buchmann & Diana Cohn
 
The Potter’s BoyThe Potter’s Boy
by Tony Mitton
 
Snakes, Alligators, and Broken Hearts: Journeys of a Biologist’s SonSnakes, Alligators, and Broken Hearts
by Sneed B. Collard III
 
The CrossoverThe Crossover
by Kwame Alexander
 
Stand on the SkyStand on the Sky
by Erin Bow
 
I’m Going to SingI’m Going to Sing
by Ashley Bryan
 
Zora and Me: The Cursed GroundZora and Me
by T. R. Simon & Victoria Bond
 
Mooshka, A Quilt StoryMooshka, A Quilt Story
by Julie Paschkis
 
Good Fortune: My Journey to Gold MountainGood Fortune
by Li Keng Wong
 
Akissi: Tales of MischiefAkissi
by Marguerite Abouet
 
My Singing NanaMy Singing Nana
by Pat Mora
 
Charlie and the Blanket TossCharlie and the Blanket Toss
by Tricia Brown
 
Hurricane SeasonHurricane Season
by Nicole Melleby
 
Here to StayHere to Stay
by Sara Farizan
 
Love and the Rocking ChairLove and the Rocking Chair
by Leo & Diane Dillon
 
The Secret of Nightingale WoodThe Secret of Nightingale Wood
by Lucy Strange
 
Grandpa CacaoGrandpa Cacao
by Elizabeth Zunon
 
Gondra’s TreasureGondra’s Treasure
by Linda Sue Park
 
Vanderbeekers of 141st StVanderbeekers of 141st St
by Karina Yan Glaser
 
Alma and How She Got Her NameAlma and How She Got Her Name
by Juana Martinez-Neal
 
Our Favorite DayOur Favorite Day
by Joowon Oh
 
Three Scoops and a FigThree Scoops and a Fig
by Sara Laux Akin
 
The Last DanceThe Last Dance
by Carmen Agra Deedy
 
Marcy and the Riddle of the SphinxMarcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx
by Joe Todd-Stanton
 
The Manic PanicThe Manic Panic
by Richa Jha
 
Lumberjanes Vol 10Lumberjanes Vol 10
by Kat Leyh, Shannon Watters
 
Ronin IslandRonin Island
by Greg Pak
 
Running on the Roof of the WorldRunning on the Roof of the World
by Jess Butterworth
 
The Girl Who Drank the MoonThe Girl Who Drank the Moon
by Kelly Barnhill
 
Some Places More Than OthersSome Places More Than Others
by Renée Watson
 
My Grandma and MeMy Grandma and Me
by Mina Javaherbin
 
The Girl Who Saved YesterdayThe Girl Who Saved Yesterday
by Julius Lester
 
Me and My FearMe and My Fear
by Francesca Sanna
 
Arthur and the Golden RopeArthur and the Golden Rope
by Joe Todd-Stanton
 
The Year of the Three SistersThe Year of the Three Sisters
by Andrea Chang
 
Carter Reads the NewspaperCarter Reads the Newspaper
by Deborah Hopkinson
 
The Lotterys Plus OneThe Lotterys Plus One
by Emma Donoghue
 
See You at Harry’sSee You at Harry’s
by Jo Knowles
 
The Incredible Magic of BeingThe Incredible Magic of Being
by Kathryn Erskine
 
The JumbiesThe Jumbies
by Tracey Baptiste
 
Vivian and the Legend of the HoodoosVivian and the Legend of the Hoodoos
by Terry Catasús Jennings
 
Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of ChangeOur Children Can Soar
by Michelle Cook
 
Merci Suarez Changes GearsMerci Suarez Changes Gears
by Meg Medina
 
Sea Glass SummerSea Glass Summer
by Michelle Houts
 
Under WaterUnder Water
by J.L. Powers
 
Greenglass HouseGreenglass House
by Kate Milford
 
The JourneyThe Journey
by Francesca Sanna
 
My Dad Used to Be So CoolMy Dad Used to Be So Cool
by Keith Negley
 
Sona and the Wedding GameSona and the Wedding Game
by Kashmira Sheth
 
The Oddmire, Book 1: ChangelingThe Oddmire, Book 1
by William Ritter
 
Inexplicable Logic of My LifeInexplicable Logic of My Life
by Benjamin Saenz
 
Sarai and the Meaning of AwesomeSarai and the Meaning of Awesome
by Sarai Gonzalez and Monica Brown
 
My Fate According to the ButterflyMy Fate According to the Butterfly
by Gail Villanueva
 
How Raven Got His Crooked NoseHow Raven Got His Crooked Nose
by (Retold by) Barbara J. Atwater, Ethan J. Atwater
 
Pandora’s LegacyPandora’s Legacy
by Kara Leopard
 
Hour of the BeesHour of the Bees
by Lindsay Eagar
 
All Around UsAll Around Us
by Xelena Gonzalez
 
The Lines on Nana’s FaceThe Lines on Nana’s Face
by Simona Ciraolo
 
The Immortal JellyfishThe Immortal Jellyfish
by Sang Miao
 
Going Down Home with DaddyGoing Down Home with Daddy
by Kelly Starling Lyons
 
The Garden of My ImaanThe Garden of My Imaan
by Farhana Zia
 
Come NovemberCome November
by Katrin van Dam
 
Children of the First People: Fresh Voices of Alaska’s Native KidsChildren of the First People
by Tricia Brown
 
PersephonePersephone
by Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky
 
New WorldNew World
by David Jesus Vignolli
 
Mech Cadet YuMech Cadet Yu
by Greg Pak
 
A Sparrow’s RoarA Sparrow’s Roar
by C.R. Chua and Paolo Chikiamco
 
A Girl in the HimalayasA Girl in the Himalayas
by David Jesus Vignolli
 
Alice from Dream to DreamAlice from Dream to Dream
by Giulio Macaione
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