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Notable Social Studies Trade Books

A list of each year’s best social studies books, chosen by social studies educators. Co-sponsored by NCSS and CBC since 1972. Click here to see the downloadable lists.

 
A Good Kind of Trouble

A Good Kind of Trouble

By: Lisa Moore Ramée
ISBN: 9780062836687
Fiction, 7-12 / Teen
 
A Green Place to Be: The Creation of Central Park

A Green Place to Be

By: Ashley Benham Yazdani
Illustrated by:
Ashley Benham Yazdani
ISBN: 9780763696955
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech That Inspired a Nation

A Place to Land

By: Barry Wittenstein
Illustrated by:
Jerry Pinkney
ISBN: 9780823443314
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
A Royal Ride: Catherine the Great’s Great Invention

A Royal Ride

By: Kristen Fulton
Illustrated by:
Lucy Fleming
ISBN: 9781481496575
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
A Sky Without Lines

A Sky Without Lines

By: Krystia Basil
Illustrated by:
Laura Borrás
ISBN: 9789888341894
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Accused!: The Trials of the Scottsboro Boys: Lies, Prejudice, and the Fourth Amendment

Accused!

By: Larry Dane Brimner
ISBN: 9781629797755
Nonfiction, Teen, History
 
Akissi: More Tales of Mischief

Akissi

By: Marguerite Abouet
Illustrated by:
Mathieu Sapin
ISBN: 9781912497171
Fiction, 7-12, Graphic Novel
 
Allies

Allies

By: Alan Gratz
ISBN: 9781338245721
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
Among the Fallen

Among the Fallen

By: Virgina Frances Schwartz
ISBN: 9780823441020
Fiction, Teen
 
An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People

By: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Debbie Reese, and Jean Mendoza
ISBN: 9780807049396
Nonfiction, Teen, History
 
Another

Another

By: Christian Robinson
Illustrated by:
Christian Robinson
ISBN: 9781534421677
Fiction, 7-12, Picture Book
 
At the Mountain’s Base

At the Mountain’s Base

By: Traci Sorell
Illustrated by:
Weshoyot Alvitre
ISBN: 9780735230606
Fiction, 4-6, Historical Fiction
 
Away With Words: The Daring Story of Isabella Bird

Away With Words

By: Lori Mortensen
Illustrated by:
Kristy Caldwell
ISBN: 9781682630051
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Back to School: A Global Journey

Back to School

By: Maya Ajmera
Illustrated by:
John D. Ivanko
ISBN: 9781580898409
Nonfiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Becoming Beatriz

Becoming Beatriz

By: Tami Charles
ISBN: 9781580897785
Fiction, Teen, Prose
 
Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border

Between Us and Abuela

By: Mitali Perkins
Illustrated by:
Sara Palacios
ISBN: 9780374303730
Fiction, 7-12, Picture Book
 
Bilal Cooks Daal

Bilal Cooks Daal

By: Aisha Saeed
Illustrated by:
Anoosha Syed
ISBN: 9781534418103
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Birdsong

Birdsong

By: Julie Flett
Illustrated by:
Julie Flett
ISBN: 9781771644730
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Black Enough

By: Edited by Ibi Zoboi
ISBN: 9780062698728
Fiction, Teen
 
Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins

Brave Ballerina

By: Michelle Meadows
Illustrated by:
Ebony Glenn
ISBN: 9781250127730
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Brave with Beauty: A Story of Afghanistan

Brave with Beauty

By: Maxine Rose Schur
Illustrated by:
Patricia Grush, Robin Dewitt, and Golsa Yaghoobi
ISBN: 9781949528978
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Bringing Down the President: The Watergate Scandal

Bringing Down the President

By: Andrea Balis and Elizabeth Levy
Illustrated by:
Tim Foley
ISBN: 9781250176790
Nonfiction, Teen, History
 
Carter Reads the Newspaper

Carter Reads the Newspaper

By: Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrated by:
Don Tate
ISBN: 9781561459346
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Child of St Kilda

Child of St Kilda

By: Beth Waters
Illustrated by:
Beth Waters
ISBN: 9781786281883
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Child of the Dream (A Memoir of 1963)

Child of the Dream (A Memoir of 1963)

By: Sharon Robinson
ISBN: 9781338282801
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Clothesline Clues to the First Day of School

Clothesline Clues to the First Day of School

By: Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook
Illustrated by:
Andy Robert Davies
ISBN: 9781580898249
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln

Dancing Hands

By: Margarita Engle
Illustrated by:
Rafael López
ISBN: 9781481487405
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Dear America: Young Readers’ Edition: The Story of an Undocumented Citizen

Dear America

By: Jose Antonio Vargas
ISBN: 9780062914590
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Dreams from Many Rivers: A Hispanic History of the United States Told in Poems

Dreams from Many Rivers

By: Margarita Engle
Illustrated by:
Beatriz Gutierrez Hernandez
ISBN: 9781627795319
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Framers, Their Fights, and the Flaws that Affect Us Today, revised edition

Fault Lines in the Constitution

By: Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson
ISBN: 9781682631065
Nonfiction, Teen, History
 
Fighter in Velvet Gloves : Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich

Fighter in Velvet Gloves

By: Annie Boochever and Roy Peratrovich
ISBN: 9781602233706
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Fighting for the Forest: How FDR’s Civilian Conservation Corps Helped Save America

Fighting for the Forest

By: P. O'Connell Pearson
ISBN: 9781534429321
Nonfiction, Teen, History
 
Follow Chester!: A College Football Team Fights Racism and Makes History

Follow Chester!

By: Gloria Respress-Churchwell
Illustrated by:
Laura Freeman
ISBN: 9781580898355
Fiction, 4-6, Historical Fiction
 
Freedom Soup

Freedom Soup

By: Tami Charles
Illustrated by:
Jacqueline Alcántara
ISBN: 9780763689773
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story

Fry Bread

By: Kevin Noble Maillard
Illustrated by:
Juana Martinez-Neal
ISBN: 9781626727465
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Games of Deception: The True Story of the First U.S. Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler’s Germany

Games of Deception

By: Andrew Maraniss
ISBN: 9780525514633
Nonfiction, Teen, History
 
Genesis Begins Again

Genesis Begins Again

By: Alicia D. Williams
ISBN: 9781481465809
Fiction, Teen
 
Girl Under a Red Moon: Growing Up During China’s Cultural Revolution

Girl Under a Red Moon

By: Da Chen
ISBN: 9781338263862
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Going Down Home With Daddy

Going Down Home With Daddy

By: Kelly Starling Lyons
Illustrated by:
Daniel Minter
ISBN: 9781561459384
Fiction, 7-12, Picture Book
 
Groundbreaking Guys: 40 Men Who Became Great by Doing Good

Groundbreaking Guys

By: Stephanie True Peters
Illustrated by:
Shamel Washington
ISBN: 9780316529419
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Her Own Two Feet: A Rwandan Girl’s Brave Fight to Walk

Her Own Two Feet

By: Meredith Davis
Illustrated by:
Rebeka Uwitonze
ISBN: 9781338356373
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Heroine

Heroine

By: Mindy McGinnis
ISBN: 9780062847195
Fiction, Teen
 
Home in the Woods

Home in the Woods

By: Eliza Wheeler
Illustrated by:
Eliza Wheeler
ISBN: 9780399162909
Fiction, 4-6, Historical Fiction
 
Home Is a Window

Home Is a Window

By: Stephanie Parsley Ledyard
Illustrated by:
Chris Sasaki
ISBN: 9780823441563
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
I Am a Feminist: Claiming the F-Word in Turbulent Times

I Am a Feminist

By: Monique Polak
ISBN: 9781459818927
Nonfiction, Teen
 
Ida B. Wells: Discovering History’s Heroes

Ida B. Wells

By: Diane Bailey
ISBN: 9781534424852
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Infinite Hope: A Black Artist’s Journey from World War II to Peace

Infinite Hope

By: Ashley Bryan
Illustrated by:
Ashley Bryan
ISBN: 9781534404908
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Instructions Not Included: How a Team of Women Coded the Future

Instructions Not Included

By: Tami Lewis Brown and Debbie Loren Dunn
Illustrated by:
Chelsea Beck
ISBN: 9781368011051
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way

It Began with a Page

By: Kyo Maclear
Illustrated by:
Julie Morstad
ISBN: 9780062447623
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Jacob’s Room to Choose

Jacob’s Room to Choose

By: Sarah Hoffman and Ian Hoffman
Illustrated by:
Christopher Case
ISBN: 9781433830730
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Just Like Rube Goldberg: The Incredible True Story of the Man Behind the Machines

Just Like Rube Goldberg

By: Sarah Aronson
Illustrated by:
Robert Neubecker
ISBN: 9781481476683
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Leading the Way: Women in Power

Leading the Way

By: Janet Howell and Theresa Howell
Illustrated by:
Alexandra Bye and Kylie Akia
ISBN: 9781536208467
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Let ‘Er Buck!: George Fletcher, the People’s Champion

Let ‘Er Buck!

By: Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Illustrated by:
Gordon C. James
ISBN: 9781512498080
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Little Libraries, Big Heroes

Little Libraries, Big Heroes

By: Miranda Paul
Illustrated by:
John Parra
ISBN: 9780544800274
Nonfiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Look Up with Me: Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Life Among the Stars

Look Up with Me

By: Jennifer Berne
Illustrated by:
Lorraine Nam
ISBN: 9780062844941
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
Love and the Rocking Chair

Love and the Rocking Chair

By: Diane Dillon and Leo Dillon
Illustrated by:
Diane Dillon and Leo Dillon
ISBN: 9781338332650
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Love from A to Z

Love from A to Z

By: S. K. Ali
ISBN: 9781534442726
Fiction, Teen, Romance
 
Mary Wears What She Wants

Mary Wears What She Wants

By: Keith Negley
Illustrated by:
Keith Negley
ISBN: 9780062846792
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Maybe He Just Likes You

Maybe He Just Likes You

By: Barbara Dee
ISBN: 9781534432376
Fiction, Teen
 
Meet Miss Fancy

Meet Miss Fancy

By: Irene Latham
Illustrated by:
John Holyfield
ISBN: 9780399546686
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Mommy Sayang

Mommy Sayang

By: Rosana Sullivan
Illustrated by:
Rosana Sullivan
ISBN: 9781368015905
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Monument Maker: Daniel Chester French and the Lincoln Memorial

Monument Maker

By: Linda Booth Sweeney
Illustrated by:
Shawn Fields
ISBN: 9780884486435
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
My Fate According to the Butterfly

My Fate According to the Butterfly

By: Gail D. Villanueva
ISBN: 9781338310504
Fiction, 7-12
 
Never Caught, the Story of Ona Judge: George and Martha Washington’s Courageous Slave Who Dared to Run Away; Young Readers Edition

Never Caught, the Story of Ona Judge

By: Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve
ISBN: 9781534416178
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Nya’s Long Walk: A Step at a Time

Nya’s Long Walk

By: Linda Sue Park
Illustrated by:
Brian Pinkney
ISBN: 9781328781338
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
O Captain, My Captain: Walt Whitman, Abraham Lincoln, and the Civil War

O Captain, My Captain

By: Robert Burleigh
Illustrated by:
Sterling Hundley
ISBN: 9781419733581
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
On the Come Up

On the Come Up

By: Angie Thomas
ISBN: 9780062498564
Fiction, Teen
 
Orange for the Sunsets

Orange for the Sunsets

By: Tina Athaide
ISBN: 9780062795298
Fiction, 7-12 / Teen
 
Our Castle by the Sea

Our Castle by the Sea

By: Lucy Strange
ISBN: 9781338353853
Fiction, Teen, Mystery
 
Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist

Paper Son

By: Julie Leung
Illustrated by:
Chris Sasaki
ISBN: 9781524771874
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

Planting Stories

By: Anika Aldamuy Denise
Illustrated by:
Paola Escobar
ISBN: 9780062748683
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Playlist: The Rebels and Revolutionaries of Sound

Playlist

By: James Rhodes
Illustrated by:
Martin O'Neill
ISBN: 9781536212143
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Prairie Boy: Frank Lloyd Wright Turns the Heartland into a Home

Prairie Boy

By: Barb Rosenstock
Illustrated by:
Christopher Silas Neal
ISBN: 9781629794402
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Pride Colors

Pride Colors

By: Robin Stevenson
ISBN: 9781459820708
Fiction, 4-6, Board Book
 
Raise Your Hand

Raise Your Hand

By: Alice Paul Tapper
Illustrated by:
Marta Kissi
ISBN: 9781524791209
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Riding a Donkey Backwards: Wise and Foolish Tales of Mulla Nasruddin

Riding a Donkey Backwards

By: Sean Taylor and The Khayaal Theatre
Illustrated by:
Shirin Adl
ISBN: 9781536205077
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Robert E. Lee: The Man, the Soldier, the Myth

Robert E. Lee

By: Brandon Marie Miller
ISBN: 9781629799100
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Secret Soldier

Secret Soldier

By: Keely Hutton
ISBN: 9780374309039
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
SHOUT

SHOUT

By: Laurie Halse Anderson
ISBN: 9780670012107
Nonfiction, Teen, Poetry
 
Sing a Song: How Lift Every Voice and Sing Inspired Generations

Sing a Song

By: Kelly Starling Lyons
Illustrated by:
Keith Mallett
ISBN: 9780525516095
Fiction, 4-6, Historical Fiction
 
Sisters: Venus & Serena Williams

Sisters

By: Jeanette Winter
Illustrated by:
Jeanette Winter
ISBN: 9781534431218
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Slay

Slay

By: Brittney Morris
ISBN: 9781534445420
Fiction, Teen
 
Smile: How Young Charlie Chaplin Taught the World to Laugh (and Cry)

Smile

By: Gary Golio
Illustrated by:
Ed Young
ISBN: 9780763697617
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air

Soaring Earth

By: Margarita Engle
ISBN: 9781534429536
Nonfiction, Teen, Memoir
 
Soldier for Equality: José de la Luz Sáenz and the Great War

Soldier for Equality

By: Duncan Tonatiuh
ISBN: 9781419736827
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Stand on the Sky

Stand on the Sky

By: Erin Bow
ISBN: 9781328557469
Fiction, Teen
 
Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution.

Stonewall

By: Rob Sanders
Illustrated by:
Jamey Christoph
ISBN: 9781524719524
Nonfiction, 4-6, History
 
Sulwe

Sulwe

By: Lupita Nyong'o
Illustrated by:
Vashti Harrison
ISBN: 9781534425361
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Survivors of the Holocaust: True Stories of Six Extraordinary Children

Survivors of the Holocaust

By: Edited by Kath Shackleton
Illustrated by:
Zane Whittingham
ISBN: 9781492688921
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Sweet Dreams, Sarah: From Slavery to Inventor

Sweet Dreams, Sarah

By: Vivian Kirkfield
Illustrated by:
Chris Ewald
ISBN: 9781939547316
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon: The True Story of Alan Bean

The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon

By: Dean Robbins
Illustrated by:
Sean Rubin
ISBN: 9781338259537
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
The Bluest of Blues: Anna Atkins and the First Book of Photographs

The Bluest of Blues

By: Fiona Robinson
ISBN: 9781419725517
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
The Book Rescuer: How a Mensch from Massachusetts Saved Yiddish Literature for Generations to Come

The Book Rescuer

By: Sue Macy
Illustrated by:
Stacy Innerst
ISBN: 9781481472203
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

The Boy Who Grew a Forest

By: Sophia Gholz
Illustrated by:
Kayla Harren
ISBN: 9781534110243
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
The Cool Bean

The Cool Bean

By: Jory John
Illustrated by:
Pete Oswald
ISBN: 9780062954527
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
The Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons

The Crayon Man

By: Natascha Biebow
Illustrated by:
Steven Salerno
ISBN: 9781328866844
Nonfiction, 4-6 / 7-12, Biography
 
The Downstairs Girl

The Downstairs Girl

By: Stacey Lee
ISBN: 9781524740955
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
The Far Away Brothers (Adapted for Young Adults): Two Teenage Immigrants Making a Life in America

The Far Away Brothers (Adapted for Young Adults)

By: Lauren Markham
ISBN: 9781984829771
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
The Good Son: A Story from the First World War, Told in Miniature

The Good Son

By: Pierre-Jacques Ober
Illustrated by:
Jules Ober and Felicity Coonan
ISBN: 9781536204827
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown

The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown

By: Mac Barnett
Illustrated by:
Sarah Jacoby
ISBN: 9780062393449
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
The Other Side: Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border

The Other Side

By: Juan Pablo Villalobos
ISBN: 9780374305734
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota’s Garden

The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota’s Garden

By: Heather Smith
Illustrated by:
Rachel Wada
ISBN: 9781459821033
Fiction, 4-6
 
The Poison Eaters: Fighting Danger and Fraud in Our Food and Drugs

The Poison Eaters

By: Gail Jarrow
ISBN: 9781629794389
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
The Sad Little Fact

The Sad Little Fact

By: Jonah Winter
Illustrated by:
Pete Oswald
ISBN: 9780525581796
Fiction, 7-12, Picture Book
 
The Sixties Trilogy #3: Anthem

The Sixties Trilogy #3

By: Deborah Wiles
ISBN: 9780545106092
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
The Undefeated

The Undefeated

By: Kwame Alexander
Illustrated by:
Kadir Nelson
ISBN: 9781328780966
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA

The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA

By: Brenda Woods
ISBN: 9781524737092
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
The Voyage

The Voyage

By: Robert Vescio
Illustrated by:
Andrea Edmonds
ISBN: 9781925820034
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
The Weight of Our Sky

The Weight of Our Sky

By: Hanna Alkaf
ISBN: 9781534426085
Fiction, Teen
 
The World on Either Side

The World on Either Side

By: Diane Terrana
ISBN: 9781459822177
Fiction, Teen
 
This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality

This Promise of Change

By: Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy
ISBN: 9781681198521
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
This Time Will Be Different

This Time Will Be Different

By: Misa Sugiura
ISBN: 9780062473448
Fiction, Teen
 
Thurgood

Thurgood

By: Jonah Winter
Illustrated by:
Bryan Collier
ISBN: 9781524765330
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Titan and the Wild Boars: The True Cave Rescue of the Thai Soccer Team

Titan and the Wild Boars

By: Susan Hood and Pathana Sornhiran
Illustrated by:
Dow Phumiruk
ISBN: 9780062907721
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Two Brothers, Four Hands: The Artists Alberto and Diego Giacometti

Two Brothers, Four Hands

By: Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan
Illustrated by:
Hadley Hooper
ISBN: 9780823441709
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Under the Broken Sky

Under the Broken Sky

By: Mariko Nagai
ISBN: 9781250159212
Fiction, Teen
 
Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc

Voices

By: David Elliott
ISBN: 9781328987594
Fiction, Teen
 
Warhead: The True Story of One Teen Who Almost Saved the World

Warhead

By: Jeff Henigson
ISBN: 9780525647904
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
Watch Us Rise

Watch Us Rise

By: Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan
ISBN: 9781547600083
Fiction, Teen
 
We Are Here to Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults

We Are Here to Stay

By: Susan Kuklin
Illustrated by:
Susan Kuklin
ISBN: 9780763678845
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
What is a Refugee?

What is a Refugee?

By: Elise Gravel
ISBN: 9780593120057
Nonfiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
When Sue Found Sue: Sue Hendrickson Discovers Her T. Rex

When Sue Found Sue

By: Toni Buzzeo
Illustrated by:
Diana Sudyka
ISBN: 9781419731631
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
White Rose

White Rose

By: Kip Wilson
ISBN: 9781328594433
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
Who Did It First?: 50 Scientists, Artists, and Mathematicians Who Revolutionized the World

Who Did It First?

By: Julie Leung
Illustrated by:
Caitlin Kuhwald
ISBN: 9781250211712
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Wild Horse Annie: Friend of the Mustangs

Wild Horse Annie

By: Tracey Fern
Illustrated by:
Steven Salerno
ISBN: 9780374303068
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Wilma’s Way Home: The Life of Wilma Mankiller

Wilma’s Way Home

By: Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by:
Linda Kukuk
ISBN: 9781484747186
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope & Change from Young Female Staffers of the Obama White House

Yes She Can

By: Compiled by Molly Dillion
ISBN: 9781984848451
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography
 
You Are Home: An Ode to the National Parks

You Are Home

By: Evan Turk
Illustrated by:
Evan Turk
ISBN: 9781534432826
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Act

Act

By: Kayla Miller
ISBN: 9780358206354
Nonfiction, Contemporary, 3-5 Grade
 
All the Way to the Top. How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything

All the Way to the Top. How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything

By: Annette Bay Pimentel
Illustrated by:
Nabi H. Ali
ISBN: 9781492688976
Nonfiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
 
All Thirteen. The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team

All Thirteen. The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team

By: Christina Soontornvat
ISBN: 9781536209457
Nonfiction, Action / Adventure, 3-5 Grade
 
American as Paneer Pie

American as Paneer Pie

By: Supriya Kelkar
ISBN: 9781534439382
Fiction, Diversity, 3-8 Grade
 
The Arabic Quilt. An Immigrant Story

The Arabic Quilt. An Immigrant Story

By: Aya Khalil
Illustrated by:
Anait Semirdzhyan
ISBN: 9780884487548
Fiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
 
Art Is Life. The Life of Artist Keith Haring

Art Is Life. The Life of Artist Keith Haring

By: Tami Lewis Brown
Illustrated by:
Keith Negley
ISBN: 9780374304249
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, K-12 Grade
 
Astronauts. Women on the Final Frontier

Astronauts. Women on the Final Frontier

By: Jim Ottaviani
Illustrated by:
Maris Wicks
ISBN: 9781626728776
Nonfiction, History, 6-8 Grade
 
Atomic Women. The Untold Stories of the Scientists Who Helped Create the Nuclear Bomb

Atomic Women. The Untold Stories of the Scientists Who Helped Create the Nuclear Bomb

By: Roseanne Montillo
ISBN: 9780316489591
Nonfiction, History, 9-12 Grade
 
Be Amazing: A History of Pride

Be Amazing

By: Desmond is Amazing (Desmond Napoles)
Illustrated by:
Dylan Glynn
ISBN: 9780374312589
Nonfiction, Diversity, K-12 Grade
 
Bear and Fred. A World War II Story

Bear and Fred. A World War II Story

By: Iris Argaman
Illustrated by:
Avi Ofer
ISBN: 9781542018210
Fiction, Historical Fiction, 3-8 Grade
 
Beautiful Shades of Brown. The Art of Laurie Wheeler Waring

Beautiful Shades of Brown. The Art of Laurie Wheeler Waring

By: Nancy Churnin
Illustrated by:
Felicia Marshall
ISBN: 9781939547651
Nonfiction, Diversity, 3-5 Grade
 
Big Ideas For Young Thinkers: 20 questions about life and the universe

Big Ideas For Young Thinkers

By: Jamia Wilson
Illustrated by:
Andrea Pippins
ISBN: 9780711258358
Fiction, Contemporary, 6-8 Grade
 
Birrarung Wilam. A Story from Aboriginal Australia

Birrarung Wilam. A Story from Aboriginal Australia

By: Andrew Kelly and Aunty Joy Murphy
Illustrated by:
Lisa Kennedy
ISBN: 9781536209426
Fiction, Historical Fiction, K-5 Grade
 
Black is a Rainbow Color

Black is a Rainbow Color

By: Angela Joy
Illustrated by:
Ekua Holmes
ISBN: 9781626726314
Fiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
 
BOX. Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom

BOX. Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom

By: Carole Boston Weatherford
Illustrated by:
Michele Wood
ISBN: 9780763691561
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 6-8 Grade
 
Breaking Through. How Female Athletes Shattered Stereotypes in the Roaring Twenties

Breaking Through. How Female Athletes Shattered Stereotypes in the Roaring Twenties

By: Sue Macy
ISBN: 9781426336768
Nonfiction, History, 3-8 Grade
 
Call Me American (Adapted for Young Adults): The Extraordinary True Story of a Young Somali Immigrant

Call Me American (Adapted for Young Adults)

By: Abdi Nor Iftin
ISBN: 9781984897114
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 9-12 Grade
 
Can Bears Ski?

Can Bears Ski?

By: Raymond Antrobus
Illustrated by:
Polly Dunbar
ISBN: 9781536212662
Fiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
 
Cast Away. Poems for Our Time

Cast Away. Poems for Our Time

By: Naomi Shihab Nye
ISBN: 9780062907691
Nonfiction, Science, 3-12 Grade
 
The Cat I Never Named. A True Story of Love, War, and Survival

The Cat I Never Named. A True Story of Love, War, and Survival

By: Amra Sabic-El-Rayess and Laura L. Sullivan
ISBN: 9781547604531
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 9-12 Grade
 
Chance. Escape from the Holocaust

Chance. Escape from the Holocaust

By: Uri Shulevitz
ISBN: 9780374313715
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 6-12 Grade
 
Come Out and Play: A Global Journey

Come Out and Play

By: Maya Ajmera and John D. Ivanko
ISBN: 9781623541637
Nonfiction, Action / Adventure, K-2 Grade
 
Dear Justyce

Dear Justyce

By: Nic Stone
ISBN: 9781984829665
Fiction, Diversity , 9-12 Grade
 
The Degenerates

The Degenerates

By: J. Albert Mann
ISBN: 9781534419353
Fiction, Historical Fiction, 9-12 Grade
 
Desert Diary. Japanese American Kids Behind Barbed Wire

Desert Diary. Japanese American Kids Behind Barbed Wire

By: Michael O. Tunnell
ISBN: 9781580897891
Nonfiction, History, 3-5 Grade
 
Digging for Words. José Alberto Gutiérrez and the Library He Built

Digging for Words. José Alberto Gutiérrez and the Library He Built

By: Angela Burke Kunkel
Illustrated by:
Paola Escobar
ISBN: 9781984892638
Fiction, Historical Fiction, K-5 Grade
 
Dinosaur Lady. The Daring Discoveries of Mary Anning, the First Paleontologist

Dinosaur Lady. The Daring Discoveries of Mary Anning, the First Paleontologist

By: Linda Skeers
Illustrated by:
Marta Álvarez Miguéns
ISBN: 9781728209517
Nonfiction, Science, K-5 Grade
 
Displacement

Displacement

By: Kiku Hughes
ISBN: 9781250193537
Fiction, Historical Fiction, 6-8 Grade
 
Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From

Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From

By: Jennifer De Leon
Illustrated by:
Elena Garnu
ISBN: 9781534438248
Fiction, Diversity, 9-12 Grade
 
Don’t Read the Comments

Don’t Read the Comments

By: Eric Smith
ISBN: 9781335016027
Fiction, Contemporary, 9-12 Grade
 
Earth Hour. A Lights-Out Event for Our Planet

Earth Hour. A Lights-Out Event for Our Planet

By: Nanette Heffernan
Illustrated by:
Bao Luu
ISBN: 9781580899420
Nonfiction, Science, K-2 Grade
 
Efrén Divided

Efrén Divided

By: Ernesto Cisneros
ISBN: 9780062881687
Fiction, Diversity, 3-8 Grade
 
Equality’s Call. The Story of Voting Rights in America

Equality’s Call. The Story of Voting Rights in America

By: Deborah Diesen
Illustrated by:
Magdalena Mora
ISBN: 9781534439580
Nonfiction, History, K-2 Grade
 
Erosion. How Hugh Bennett Saved America’s Soil and Ended the Dust Bowl

Erosion. How Hugh Bennett Saved America’s Soil and Ended the Dust Bowl

By: Darcy Pattison
Illustrated by:
Peter Willis
ISBN: 9781629441498
Nonfiction, Health, 3-5 Grade
 
Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away

Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away

By: Meg Medina
Illustrated by:
Sonia Sánchez
ISBN: 9781536207040
Fiction, Contemporary, K-2 Grade
 
Farmers Unite! Planting a Protest for Fair Prices

Farmers Unite! Planting a Protest for Fair Prices

By: Lindsey Metcalf
ISBN: 9781684379088
Nonfiction, History, 3-5 Grade
 
The Fighting Infantryman: The Story of Albert D. J. Cashier, Transgender Civil War Soldier

The Fighting Infantryman

By: Rob Sanders
Illustrated by:
Nabi H. Ali
ISBN: 9781499809367
Nonfiction, Diversity, K-5 Grade
 
Finding a Way Home: Mildred and Richard Loving and the Fight for Marriage Equality

Finding a Way Home

By: Larry Dane Brimner
ISBN: 9781629797519
Nonfiction, Diversity, 9-12 Grade
 
Fish Out of Water

Fish Out of Water

By: Joanne Levy
ISBN: 9781459826595
Fiction, Diversity, 6-8 Grade
 
Flight for Freedom. The Wetzel Family’s Daring Escape from East Germany

Flight for Freedom. The Wetzel Family’s Daring Escape from East Germany

By: Kristen Fulton
Illustrated by:
Torben Kuhlmann
ISBN: 9781452149608
Nonfiction, History, K-5 Grade
 
Flying Free. How Bessie Coleman’s Dreams Took Flight

Flying Free. How Bessie Coleman’s Dreams Took Flight

By: Karyn Parsons
Illustrated by:
R. Gregory Christie
ISBN: 9780316457194
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, K-2 Grade
 
Fred’s Big Feelings. The Life and Legacy of Mister Rogers

Fred’s Big Feelings. The Life and Legacy of Mister Rogers

By: Laura Renauld
Illustrated by:
Brigette Barrager
ISBN: 9781534441224
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, K-2 Grade
 
Go With the Flow

Go With the Flow

By: Lily Williams and Karen Schneemann
Illustrated by:
Lily Williams
ISBN: 9781250305725
Fiction, Health, 6-12 Grade
 
Grown

Grown

By: Tiffany D. Jackson
ISBN: 9780062840356
Fiction, Health, 9-12 Grade
 
Harlem Grown: How One Big Idea Transformed a Neighborhood

Harlem Grown

By: Tony Hillery
Illustrated by:
Jessie Hartland
ISBN: 9781534402317
Nonfiction, Health, K-2 Grade
 
Heads Up. Changing Minds on Mental Health

Heads Up. Changing Minds on Mental Health

By: Melanie Siebert
Illustrated by:
Belle Wuthrich
ISBN: 9781459819115
Nonfiction, Health, 9-12 Grade
 
The Heart of Mi Familia

The Heart of Mi Familia

By: Carrie Lara
Illustrated by:
Christine Battuz
ISBN: 9781433832536
Fiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
 
History Comics, The Challenger Disaster: Tragedy in the Skies

History Comics, The Challenger Disaster

By: Pranas T. Naujokaitis
ISBN: 9781250174291
Nonfiction, Science, 6-8 Grade
 
History Smashers. The Mayflower

History Smashers. The Mayflower

By: Kate Messner
Illustrated by:
Dylan Meconis
ISBN: 9780593120316
Nonfiction, History, 3-5 Grade
 
Hot Pot Night!

Hot Pot Night!

By: Vincent Chen
Illustrated by:
Vincent Chen
ISBN: 9781623541200
Fiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
 
The House by the Lake: The True Story of a House, Its History, and the Four Families Who Made It Home

The House by the Lake

By: Thomas Harding
Illustrated by:
Britta Teckentrup
ISBN: 9781536212747
Nonfiction, History, 3-12 Grade
 
I Want to Ride the Tap Tap

I Want to Ride the Tap Tap

By: Danielle Joseph
Illustrated by:
Olivier Ganthier
ISBN: 9780374312145
Fiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
 
If Dominican Were a Color

If Dominican Were a Color

By: Sili Recio
Illustrated by:
Brianna McCarthy
ISBN: 9781534461796
Fiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
 
The Interactive Constitution: Explore the Constitution with flaps, wheels, color-changing words, and more!

The Interactive Constitution

By: David Miles
Illustrated by:
Albert Pinilla
ISBN: 9781733633529
Nonfiction, History, 3-5 Grade
 
Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero

Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero

By: Kelly J. Baptist
ISBN: 9780593121368
Fiction, Contemporary, 3-5 Grade
 
Jane Against the World: Roe v. Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights

Jane Against the World

By: Karen Blumenthal
ISBN: 9781626721654
Nonfiction, Health, 9-12 Grade
 
Just Like a Mama

Just Like a Mama

By: Alice Faye Duncan
Illustrated by:
Charnelle Pinkney Barlow
ISBN: 9781534461833
Fiction, Contemporary, K-2 Grade
 
Kamala Harris. Rooted in Justice

Kamala Harris. Rooted in Justice

By: Nikki Grimes
Illustrated by:
Laura Freeman
ISBN: 9781534462670
Nonfiction, Contemporary, K-5 Grade
 
The Last Tree Town

The Last Tree Town

By: Beth Turley
ISBN: 9781534420649
Fiction, Diversity, 3-8 Grade
 
Lizzie Demands a Seat! Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights

Lizzie Demands a Seat! Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights

By: Beth Anderson
Illustrated by:
E.B. Lewis
ISBN: 9781629799391
Nonfiction, History, 3-5 Grade
 
Lost Cities

Lost Cities

By: Giles Laroche
ISBN: 9781328753649
Nonfiction, History, 3-5 Grade
 
Love Your Body: Your body can do amazing things…

Love Your Body

By: Jessica Sanders
Illustrated by:
Carol Rossetti
ISBN: 9780711252424
Nonfiction, Health, K-2 Grade
 
Lulu the One and Only

Lulu the One and Only

By: Lynnette Mawhinney
Illustrated by:
Jennie Poh
ISBN: 9781433831591
Fiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
 
Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration

Magnificent Homespun Brown

By: Samara Cole Doyon
Illustrated by:
Kaylani Juanita
ISBN: 9780884487975
Fiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
 
Mamie on the Mound. A Woman in Baseball’s Negro Leagues

Mamie on the Mound. A Woman in Baseball’s Negro Leagues

By: Leah Henderson
Illustrated by:
George Doutsiopoulos
ISBN: 9781684460236
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, K-5 Grade
 
Marie’s Ocean. Marie Tharp Maps the Mountains Under the Sea

Marie’s Ocean. Marie Tharp Maps the Mountains Under the Sea

By: Josie James
Illustrated by:
Josie James
ISBN: 9781250214737
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 3-8 Grade
 
Mary Seacole. Bound for the Battlefield

Mary Seacole. Bound for the Battlefield

By: Susan Goldman Rubin
Illustrated by:
Richie Pope
ISBN: 9780763679941
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 3-5 Grade
 
Mei Ling in China City/Mei Ling en la Ciudad China

Mei Ling in China City/Mei Ling en la Ciudad China

By: Icy Smith
Illustrated by:
Gayle Garner Roski
ISBN: 9780997394764
Fiction, Historical Fiction, 3-5 Grade
 
Mighty Justice (Young Readers’ Edition): The Untold Story of Civil Rights Trailblazer Dovey Johnson Roundtree

Mighty Justice (Young Readers’ Edition)

By: Dovey Johnson Roundtree and Katie McCabe
ISBN: 9781250229007
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 6-8 Grade
 
Migrants

Migrants

By: Issa Watanabe
Illustrated by:
Issa Watanabe
ISBN: 9781776573134
Fiction, Contemporary, K-8 Grade
 
Mindy Kim and the Lunar New Year Parade

Mindy Kim and the Lunar New Year Parade

By: Lyla Lee
Illustrated by:
Dung Ho
ISBN: 9781534440111
Fiction, Diversity, K-5 Grade
 
Most Wanted. The Revolutionary Partnership of John Hancock & Samuel Adams

Most Wanted. The Revolutionary Partnership of John Hancock & Samuel Adams

By: Sarah Jane Marsh
Illustrated by:
Edwin Fotheringham
ISBN: 9781368026833
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 3-5 Grade
 
Nana Akua Goes to School

Nana Akua Goes to School

By: Tricia Elam Walker
Illustrated by:
April Harrison
ISBN: 9780525581130
Fiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
 
The Next President: The Unexpected Beginnings and Unwritten Future of America’s Presidents

The Next President

By: Kate Messner
Illustrated by:
Adam Rex
ISBN: 9781452174884
Nonfiction, History, 3-5 Grade
 
No True Believers

No True Believers

By: Rabiah York Lumbard
ISBN: 9780525644255
Fiction, Mystery / Thriller, 9-12 Grade
 
No Voice Too Small. Fourteen Young Americans Making History

No Voice Too Small. Fourteen Young Americans Making History

By: Edited by Lindsay H. Metcalf , Keila V. Dawson, Jeanette Bradley
Illustrated by:
Jeanette Bradley
ISBN: 9781623541316
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 3-5 Grade
 
Normal. One Kid’s Extraordinary Journey

Normal. One Kid’s Extraordinary Journey

By: Magdalena Newman and Nathaniel Newman
Illustrated by:
Neil Swaab
ISBN: 9781328631831
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 6-8 Grade
 
Ohana Means Family

Ohana Means Family

By: Ilima Loomis
Illustrated by:
Kenard Pak
ISBN: 9780823443260
Fiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
 
The Oldest Student. How Mary Walker Learned to Read

The Oldest Student. How Mary Walker Learned to Read

By: Rita Lorraine Hubbard
Illustrated by:
Oge Mora
ISBN: 9781524768287
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, K-5 Grade
 
On the Horizon

On the Horizon

By: Lois Lowry
Illustrated by:
Kenard Pak
ISBN: 9780358129400
Nonfiction, History, 6-8 Grade
 
One Boy’s Choice. A Tale of the Amazon

One Boy’s Choice. A Tale of the Amazon

By: Sueli Menezes
Illustrated by:
Anika Siems
ISBN: 9781662650031
Fiction, Science, K-2 Grade
 
One Little Lot. The 1-2-3s of an Urban Garden

One Little Lot. The 1-2-3s of an Urban Garden

By: Diane C. Mullen
Illustrated by:
Oriol Vidal
ISBN: 9781580898898
Fiction, Contemporary, K-2 Grade
 
The One with the Scraggly Beard

The One with the Scraggly Beard

By: Elizabeth Withey
Illustrated by:
Lynn Scurfield
ISBN: 9781459818552
Fiction, Picture Book, Contemporary, K-2 Grade
 
Oscar’s American Dream

Oscar’s American Dream

By: Barry Wittenstein
Illustrated by:
Kristen Howdeshell and Kevin Howdeshell
ISBN: 9780525707691
Fiction, Action / Adventure, K-5 Grade
 
Papa, Daddy, and Riley

Papa, Daddy, and Riley

By: Seamus Kirst
Illustrated by:
Devon Holzwarth
ISBN: 9781433832390
Fiction, Romance, K-2 Grade
 
The Paper Kingdom

The Paper Kingdom

By: Helena Ku Rhee
Illustrated by:
Pascal Campion
ISBN: 9780525644613
Fiction, Action / Adventure, K-2 Grade
 
Parachutes

Parachutes

By: Kelly Yang
ISBN: 9780062941084
Fiction, Diversity, 9-12 Grade
 
The Pig War: How a Porcine Tragedy Taught England and America to Share

The Pig War

By: Emma Bland Smith
Illustrated by:
Alison Jay
ISBN: 9781684371716
Nonfiction, History, 3-5 Grade
 
A Place at the Table

A Place at the Table

By: Saadia Faruqi and Laura Shovan
ISBN: 9780358116684
Fiction, Diversity, 3-8 Grade
 
Poisoned Water: How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned the Nation

Poisoned Water

By: Candy J. Cooper and Marc Aronson
ISBN: 9781547602322
Nonfiction, Health, 6-8 Grade
 
The Power of Her Pen. The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne

The Power of Her Pen. The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne

By: Lesa Cline-Ransome
Illustrated by:
John Parra
ISBN: 9781481462891
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 3-5 Grade
 
The Power of One. Every Act of Kindness Counts

The Power of One. Every Act of Kindness Counts

By: Trudy Ludwig
Illustrated by:
Mike Curato
ISBN: 9781524771584
Fiction, Contemporary, K-2 Grade
 
Powwow. A Celebration through Song and Dance

Powwow. A Celebration through Song and Dance

By: Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane
ISBN: 9781459812345
Nonfiction, Diversity, 6-8 Grade
 
Prairie Lotus

Prairie Lotus

By: Linda Sue Park
ISBN: 9781328781505
Fiction, Historical Fiction, 3-5 Grade
 
Radium Girls, Young Readers’ Edition: The Scary but True Story of the Poison that Made People Glow in the Dark

Radium Girls, Young Readers’ Edition

By: Kate Moore
ISBN: 9781728209470
Nonfiction, Health, 6-8 Grade
 
Respect. Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul

Respect. Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul

By: Carole Boston Weatherford
Illustrated by:
Frank Morrison
ISBN: 9781534452282
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, K-2 Grade
 
Rise Up! The Art of Protest

Rise Up! The Art of Protest

By: Jo Rippon
ISBN: 9781623541507
Nonfiction, Contemporary, 3-12 Grade
 
Ritu Weds Chandni

Ritu Weds Chandni

By: Ameya Narvankar
Illustrated by:
Ameya Narvankar
ISBN: 9781949528947
Fiction, Romance, K-8 Grade
 
Running

Running

By: Natalia Sylvester
ISBN: 9780358124351
Fiction, Diversity, 9-12 Grade
 
Santiago’s Road Home

Santiago’s Road Home

By: Alexandra Diaz
ISBN: 9781534446236
Fiction, Contemporary, 3-8 Grade
 
Saving Lady Liberty: Joseph’s Pulitzer’s Fight for the Statue of Liberty

Saving Lady Liberty

By: Claudia Friddell
Illustrated by:
Stacy Innerst
ISBN: 9781684371303
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 3-5 Grade
 
Saving Savannah

Saving Savannah

By: Tonya Bolden
ISBN: 9781681198040
Fiction, Historical Fiction, 9-12 Grade
 
Saving Stella. A Dog’s Dramatic Escape from War

Saving Stella. A Dog’s Dramatic Escape from War

By: Bassel Abou Fakher and Deborah Blumenthal
Illustrated by:
Nadine Kaadan
ISBN: 9781547601332
Fiction, Historical Fiction, 3-5 Grade
 
The Secret Garden of George Washingon Carver

The Secret Garden of George Washingon Carver

By: Gene Barretta
Illustrated by:
Frank Morrison
ISBN: 9780062430151
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, K-2 Grade
 
A Small History of a Disagreement

A Small History of a Disagreement

By: Claudio Fuentes
Illustrated by:
Gabriela Lyon
ISBN: 9781771647076
Fiction, Contemporary, 3-5 Grade
 
Sometimes People March

Sometimes People March

By: Tessa Allen
Illustrated by:
Tessa Allen
ISBN: 9780062991188
Nonfiction, Contemporary, K-2 Grade
 
Speak Up

Speak Up

By: Miranda Paul
Illustrated by:
Ebony Glenn
ISBN: 9780358140962
Nonfiction, Contemporary, K-12 Grade
 
A Sporting Chance. How Ludwig Guttmann Created the Paralympic Games

A Sporting Chance. How Ludwig Guttmann Created the Paralympic Games

By: Lori Alexander
Illustrated by:
Allan Drummond
ISBN: 9781328580795
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 6-8 Grade
 
Stamped. Racism Antiracism and You

Stamped. Racism Antiracism and You

By: Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi
ISBN: 9780316453691
Fiction, Diversity, 9-12 Grade
 
Stand up! Speak Up! A Story Inspired by the Climate Change Revolution

Stand up! Speak Up! A Story Inspired by the Climate Change Revolution

By: Andrew Joyner
ISBN: 9780593301586
Fiction, Contemporary, K-2 Grade
 
Street of Storytellers

Street of Storytellers

By: Doug Wilhelm
ISBN: 9781578690169
Fiction, Contemporary, 6-12 Grade
 
Strong Voices. Fifteen American Speeches Worth Knowing

Strong Voices. Fifteen American Speeches Worth Knowing

By: Tonya Bolden
Illustrated by:
Eric Valasquez
ISBN: 9780062572042
Nonfiction, History, 6-12 Grade
 
Strongman. The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy

Strongman. The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy

By: Kenneth C. Davis
ISBN: 9781250205643
Nonfiction, History, 6-8 Grade
 
The Suffragist Playbook. Your Guide to Changing the World

The Suffragist Playbook. Your Guide to Changing the World

By: Lucinda Robb and Rebecca Roberts
ISBN: 9781536210330
Nonfiction, History, 6-8 Grade
 
Teatime Around the World

Teatime Around the World

By: Denyse Waissbluth
Illustrated by:
Chelsea O'Byrne
ISBN: 9781771646017
Nonfiction, Action / Adventure, K-2 Grade
 
Thanks to Frances Perkins. Fighter for Workers’ Rights

Thanks to Frances Perkins. Fighter for Workers’ Rights

By: Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrated by:
Kristy Caldwell
ISBN: 9781682631362
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 3-5 Grade
 
This Is My America

This Is My America

By: Kim Johnson
ISBN: 9780593118764
Fiction, Diversity, 9-12 Grade
 
This Light Between Us. A Novel of World War II

This Light Between Us. A Novel of World War II

By: Andrew Fukuda
ISBN: 9781250192387
Fiction, Historical Fiction, 9-12 Grade
 
The True West: Real Stories About Black Cowboys, Women Sharpshooters, Native American Rodeo Stars, Pioneering Vaqueros, and the Unsung Explorers, Builders, and Heroes Who Shaped the American West

The True West

By: Mifflin Lowe
Illustrated by:
Wiliam Luong
ISBN: 9781733633512
Nonfiction, History, 3-5 Grade
 
Unrig. How to Fix Our Broken Democracy (World Citizen Comics)

Unrig. How to Fix Our Broken Democracy (World Citizen Comics)

By: Daniel G. Newman
Illustrated by:
George O'Connor
ISBN: 9781250295309
Nonfiction, Contemporary, 9-12 Grade
 
V is for Voting

V is for Voting

By: Kate Farrell
Illustrated by:
Caitlin Kuhwald
ISBN: 9781250231253
Nonfiction, Contemporary, K-2 Grade
 
Voices of Justice. Poems about People Working for a Better World

Voices of Justice. Poems about People Working for a Better World

By: George Ella Lyon
Illustrated by:
Jennifer M. Potter
ISBN: 9781250263209
Nonfiction, Poetry, 3-5 Grade
 
We Are Not Free

We Are Not Free

By: Traci Chee
ISBN: 9780358131434
Fiction, Historical Fiction, 6-12 Grade
 
We Are Power. How Nonviolent Activism Changes the World

We Are Power. How Nonviolent Activism Changes the World

By: Todd Hasak-Lowy
ISBN: 9781419741111
Nonfiction,, History, 6-8 Grade
 
We Are Water Protectors

We Are Water Protectors

By: Carole Lindstrom
Illustrated by:
Michaela Goade
ISBN: 9781250203557
Nonfiction, History, K-2 Grade
 
We The People. The United States Constitution Explored and Explained

We The People. The United States Constitution Explored and Explained

By: Aura Lewis and Evan Sargent
Illustrated by:
Aura Lewis
ISBN: 9780711254046
Nonfiction, History, 3-5 Grade
 
What I Carry

What I Carry

By: Jennifer Longo
ISBN: 9780553537710
Fiction, Romance, 9-12 Grade
 
When They Call You a Terrorist (Young Adult Edition): A Story of Black Lives Matter and the Power to Change the World

When They Call You a Terrorist (Young Adult Edition)

By: Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele
ISBN: 9781250194985
Nonfiction, Diversity, 9-12 Grade
 
When We Are Kind

When We Are Kind

By: Monique Gray Smith
Illustrated by:
Nicole Neidhardt
ISBN: 9781459825222
Fiction, Contemporary, K-2 Grade
 
Wherever I Go

Wherever I Go

By: Mary Wagley Copp
Illustrated by:
Munir D. Mohammed
ISBN: 9781534419193
Fiction, Diversity, K-5 Grade
 
A Wish in the Dark

A Wish in the Dark

By: Christina Soontornvat
ISBN: 9781536204940
Fiction, Contemporary, 3-8 Grade
 
Woke. A Young Poet’s Call to Justice

Woke. A Young Poet’s Call to Justice

By: Mahogany L. Browne, Elizabeth Acevedo, and Olivia Gatwood
Illustrated by:
Theodore Taylor III
ISBN: 9781250311207
Nonfiction, Poetry, 3-12 Grade
 
The Woman’s Hour (Adapted for Young Readers): Our Fight for the Right to Vote

The Woman’s Hour (Adapted for Young Readers)

By: Elaine Weiss
ISBN: 9780593125182
Nonfiction, History, 6-8 Grade
 
Wood, Wire, Wings. Emma Lilian Todd Invents an Airplane

Wood, Wire, Wings. Emma Lilian Todd Invents an Airplane

By: Kirsten W. Larson
Illustrated by:
Tracy Subisak
ISBN: 9781629799384
Nonfiction, Biography / Memoir, 3-5 Grade
 
A World Together

A World Together

By: Sonia Manzano
ISBN: 9781426337383
Nonfiction, Action / Adventure, K-2 Grade
 
Yes No Maybe So

Yes No Maybe So

By: Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
ISBN: 9780062937049
Fiction, Romance, 6-12 Grade
 
You Matter

You Matter

By: Christian Robinson
Illustrated by:
Christian Robinson
ISBN: 9781534421691
Fiction, Contemporary, K-2 Grade
 
Your Name is a Song

Your Name is a Song

By: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
Illustrated by:
Luisa Uribe
ISBN: 9781943147724
Fiction, Diversity, K-2 Grade
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