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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 / Memoir
 
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 / Memoir
 
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

By: Nanette Heffernan
Illustrated by:
Bao Luu
ISBN: 9781580899420
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
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

By: Josie James
Illustrated by:
Josie James
ISBN: 9781250214737
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
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, 4-6, History
 
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
Fiction, 4-6, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
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
 
Child of the Flower-Song People: Luz Jiménez, Daughter of the Nahua

Child of the Flower-Song People

By: Gloria Amescua
Illustrated by:
Duncan Tonatiuh
ISBN: 9781419740206
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
A Day for Rememberin’: Inspired by the True Events of the First Memorial Day

A Day for Rememberin’

By: Leah Henderson
Illustrated by:
Floyd Cooper
ISBN: 9781419736308
Fiction, 4-6, Historical Fiction
 
The Stuff Between the Stars: How Vera Rubin Discovered Most of the Universe

The Stuff Between the Stars

By: Sandra Nickel
Illustrated by:
Aimée Sicuro
ISBN: 9781419736261
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
A Shot in the Arm!: Big Ideas That Changed the World #3

A Shot in the Arm!

By: Don Brown
ISBN: 9781419750014
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Grace Banker and Her Hello Girls Answer the Call: The Heroic Story of WWI Telephone Operators

Grace Banker and Her Hello Girls Answer the Call

By: Claudia Friddell
Illustrated by:
Elizabeth Baddeley
ISBN: 9781684373505
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
Race Against Time: The Untold Story of Scipio Jones and the Battle to Save Twelve Innocent Men

Race Against Time

By: Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace
ISBN: 9781629798165
Nonfiction, Teen, History
 
View from Pagoda Hill

View from Pagoda Hill

By: Michaela MacColl
ISBN: 9781629797823
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
Without Separation: Prejudice, Segregation, and the Case of Roberto Alvarez

Without Separation

By: Larry Dane Brimner
Illustrated by:
Maya Gonzalez
ISBN: 9781684371952
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
Your Life Matters

Your Life Matters

By: Chris Singleton
Illustrated by:
Taylor Barron
ISBN: 9781952239311
Fiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
The Three Princes of Serendip: New Tellings of Old Tales for Everyone

The Three Princes of Serendip

By: Rodaan Al Galidi
Illustrated by:
Geertje Aalders
ISBN: 9781536214505
Fiction, 7-12, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Twenty-One Steps: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Twenty-One Steps

By: Jeff Gottesfeld
Illustrated by:
Matt Tavares
ISBN: 9781536201482
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
When We Say Black Lives Matter

When We Say Black Lives Matter

By: Maxine Beneba Clarke
Illustrated by:
Maxine Beneba Clarke
ISBN:  9781536222388
Nonfiction, 7-12, Poetry
 
Why Longfellow Lied

Why Longfellow Lied

By: Jeff Lantos
ISBN: 9781580899338
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
What’s in Your Pocket?

What’s in Your Pocket?

By: Heather L. Montgomery
Illustrated by:
Maribel Lechuga
ISBN: 9781623541224
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know

We Are Still Here!

By: Traci Sorell
Illustrated by:
Frane Lessac
ISBN: 9781623541927
Nonfiction, 7-12, Diversity
 
A Queen to the Rescue: the Story of Henrietta Szold, Founder of Hadassah

A Queen to the Rescue

By: Nancy Churnin
Illustrated by:
Yevgenia Nayberg
ISBN: 9781939547958
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
How to be a Global Citizen: Be Informed. Get Involved.

How to be a Global Citizen

By: DK
ISBN: 9780744029956
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
How to Become an Accidental Activist

How to Become an Accidental Activist

By: Frieda Wishinsky and Elizabeth MacLeod
Illustrated by:
Jenn Playford
ISBN: 9781459826113
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
Stitch by Stitch: Elizabeth Hobbs Keckly Sews Her Way to Freedom

Stitch by Stitch

By: Connie Schofield-Morrison
Illustrated by:
Elizabeth Zunon
ISBN: 9780823439638
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
Stitch by Stitch: Cleve Jones and the AIDS Memorial Quilt

Stitch by Stitch

By: Rob Sanders
Illustrated by:
Jamey Christoph
ISBN: 9781433837395
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
History Smashers: Plagues and Pandemics

History Smashers

By: Kate Messner
Illustrated by:
Falynn Koch
ISBN: 9780593120408
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
The Great Stink: How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London’s Poop Pollution Problem

The Great Stink

By: Colleen Paeff
Illustrated by:
Nancy Carpenter
ISBN: 9781534449299
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Amara and the Bats

Amara and the Bats

By: Emma Reynolds
Illustrated by:
Emma Reynolds
ISBN: 9781534469013
Nonfiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Areli is a Dreamer: A True Story by Areli Morales, a DACA Recipient

Areli is a Dreamer

By: Areli Morales
Illustrated by:
Luisa Uribe
ISBN: 9781984893994
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Good Girls Don’t Make History

Good Girls Don’t Make History

By: Elizabeth Kiehner, Kara Coyle, and Keith Olwell
Illustrated by:
Micaela Dawn
ISBN: 9780711265424
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Geraldine Pu and Her Lunch Box, Too!

Geraldine Pu and Her Lunch Box, Too!

By: Maggie P. Chang
Illustrated by:
Maggie P. Chang
ISBN: 9781534484689
Fiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna

Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna

By: Alda P. Dobbs
ISBN: 9781728234656
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
The First Blade of Sweetgrass: A Native American Story

The First Blade of Sweetgrass

By: Suzanne Greenlaw and Gabriel Frey
Illustrated by:
Nancy Baker
ISBN: 9780884487609
Fiction, 4-6, Contemporary
 
I Am Smoke

I Am Smoke

By: Henry Herz
Illustrated by:
Mercè López
ISBN: 9780884487883
Fiction, 7-12, Science
 
Starfish

Starfish

By: Lisa Fipps
ISBN: 9781984814500
Fiction, 7-12, Contemporary
 
Someone Builds the Dream

Someone Builds the Dream

By: Lisa Wheeler
ISBN: 9781984814333
Fiction, 4-6, Science
 
Shelter: Homelessness in Our Community

Shelter

By: Lois Peterson
Illustrated by:
Taryn Gee
ISBN: 9781459825536
Nonfiction, 7-12, Diversity
 
Finding Home: The Journey of Immigrants and Refugees

Finding Home

By: Jen Sookfong Lee
Illustrated by:
Drew Shannon
ISBN: 9781459818996
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
The Disability Experience: Working Toward Belonging

The Disability Experience

By: Hannalora Leavitt
Illustrated by:
Belle Wuthrich
ISBN: 9781459819283
Nonfiction, Teen, Diversity
 
Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy

By: Emmanuel Acho
ISBN: 9781250801067
Nonfiction, Teen, Contemporary
 
A Face for Picasso: Coming of Age with Crouzon Syndrome

A Face for Picasso

By: Ariel Henley
ISBN: 9780374314071
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Cuba in My Pocket

Cuba in My Pocket

By: Adrianna Cuevas
ISBN: 9780374314675
Fiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You

Stamped (For Kids)

By: Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi and Adapted by Sonja Cherry-Paul
Illustrated by:
Rachelle Baker
ISBN: 9780316167581
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Song for Jimi

Song for Jimi

By: Charles R. Smith, Jr.
Illustrated by:
Edel Rodriguez
ISBN: 9780823443338
Nonfiction, 7-12, Music / Art
 
Three Lines in a Circle: The Exciting Life of the Peace Symbol

Three Lines in a Circle

By: Michael G. Long
Illustrated by:
Carlos Vélez
ISBN: 9781947888326
Fiction, 4-6, History
 
The Proudest Color

The Proudest Color

By: Sheila Modir and Jeffrey Kashou
Illustrated by:
Monica Mikai
ISBN: 9781641705783
Fiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
A Plan for the People: Nelson Mandela’s Hope for His Nation

A Plan for the People

By: Lindsey McDivitt
Illustrated by:
Charly Palmer
ISBN: 9780802855022
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
I Is for Immigrants

I Is for Immigrants

By: Selina Alko
Illustrated by:
Selina Alko
ISBN: 9781250237866
Nonfiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
Firekeeper’s Daughter

Firekeeper’s Daughter

By: Angeline Boulley
ISBN: 9781250766564
Fiction, Teen, Action / Adventure
 
Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers

Latinitas

By: Juliet Menéndez
Illustrated by:
Juliet Menéndez
ISBN: 9781250234629
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
Born Behind Bars

Born Behind Bars

By: Padma Venkatraman
ISBN: 9780593112472
Fiction, 7-12, Diversity
 
Flip! How the Frisbee Took Flight

Flip! How the Frisbee Took Flight

By: Margaret Muirhead
Illustrated by:
Adam Gustavson
ISBN: 9781580898805
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Watercress

Watercress

By: Andrea Wang
Illustrated by:
Jason Chin
ISBN: 9780823446247
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
The Fearless Flights of Hazel Ying Lee

The Fearless Flights of Hazel Ying Lee

By: Julie Leung
Illustrated by:
Julie Kwon
ISBN: 9780759554955
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Hold on to Your Music: The Inspiring True Story of the Children of Willesden Lane

Hold on to Your Music

By: Mona Golabek, Lee Cohen, and Emil Sher
Illustrated by:
Sonia Possentini
ISBN: 9780316463133
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Survivor Tree

Survivor Tree

By: Marcie Colleen
Illustrated by:
Aaron Becker
ISBN: 9780316487672
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
We Can: Portraits of Power

We Can

By: Tyler Gordon
Illustrated by:
Tyler Gordon
ISBN: 9780374389666
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Recognize!: An Anthology Honoring and Amplifying Black Life

Recognize!

By: Edited by Wade Hudson & Cheryl Willis Hudson
ISBN: 9780593381595
Fiction, 7-12, Diversity
 
¡Mambo Mucho Mambo! The Dance That Crossed Color Lines

¡Mambo Mucho Mambo! The Dance That Crossed Color Lines

By: Dean Robbins
Illustrated by:
Eric Velasquez
ISBN: 9781536206081
Nonfiction, 7-12, Music / Art
 
The 1619 Project: Born on the Water

The 1619 Project

By: Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson
Illustrated by:
Nikkolas Smith
ISBN: 9780593307359
Nonfiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
African Proverbs for All Ages

African Proverbs for All Ages

By: Johnnetta Betsch Cole and Nelda LaTeef
Illustrated by:
Nelda LaTeef
ISBN: 9781250756060
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Amazing Treasures: 100+ Objects and Places That Will Boggle Your Mind

Amazing Treasures

By: David Long
Illustrated by:
MUTI
ISBN: 9781912920501
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Amira’s Picture Day

Amira’s Picture Day

By: Reem Faruqi
Illustrated by:
Fahmida Azim
ISBN: 9780823440191
Fiction, 4-6, Religion
 
An Equal Shot: How the Law Title IX Changed America

An Equal Shot

By: Helaine Becker
Illustrated by:
Dow Phumiruk
ISBN: 9781250241955
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Art of Protest: Creating, Discovering, and Activating Art for Your Revolution

Art of Protest

By: De Nichols
Illustrated by:
Molly Mendoza, Diana Dagadita, Olivia Twist, and Raul Oprea
ISBN: 9781536223255
Nonfiction, 7-12, Music / Art
 
At Night All Blood is Black: A Novel

At Night All Blood is Black

By: David Diop; Translated from the French by Anna Moschovakis
ISBN: 9780374266974
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
The Awakening of Malcolm X: A Novel

The Awakening of Malcolm X

By: Ilyasah Shabazz and Tiffany D. Jackson
ISBN: 9780374313296
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
Beautifully Me

Beautifully Me

By: Nabela Noor
Illustrated by:
Nabi H. Ali
ISBN: 9781534485877
Fiction, 4-6, Contemporary
 
The Book Collectors: A Band of Syrian Rebels and the Stories That Carried Them Through a War

The Book Collectors

By: Delphine Minoui; Translated from the French by Lara Vergnaud
ISBN: 9780374115166
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Borders

Borders

By: Thomas King
Illustrated by:
Natasha Donovan
ISBN: 9780316593069
Fiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Bright Star

Bright Star

By: Yuyi Morales
Illustrated by:
Yuyi Morales
ISBN: 9780823443284
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Buses Are A Comin’: Memoir of a Freedom Rider

Buses Are A Comin’

By: Charles Person and Richard Rooker
ISBN: 9781250274199
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Call And Response: The Story of Black Lives Matter

Call And Response

By: Veronica Chambers
ISBN: 9780358573418
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Calvin

Calvin

By: JR Ford And Vanessa Ford
Illustrated by:
Kayla Harren
ISBN: 9780593108673
Fiction, 4-6, LGBTQIA+
 
Change Sings: A Children’s Anthem

Change Sings

By: Amanda Gorman
Illustrated by:
Loren Long
ISBN: 9780593203224
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Code Name Badass: The True Story of Virginia Hall

Code Name Badass

By: Heather Demetrios
ISBN: 9781534431874
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
The Cot in the Living Room

The Cot in the Living Room

By: Hilda Eunice Burgos
Illustrated by:
Gaby D'Alessandro
ISBN: 9780593110478
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
The Curse of the Mummy: Uncovering Tutankhamun’s Tomb

The Curse of the Mummy

By: Candace Fleming
ISBN: 9781338596618
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Dawn Raid

Dawn Raid

By: Pauline Vaeluaga Smith
Illustrated by:
Mat Hunkin
ISBN: 9781646140411
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
Defiant: Growing up in the Jim Crow South

Defiant

By: Wade Hudson
ISBN: 9780593126356
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
Disability Visibility (Adapted for Young Adults): 17 First-Person Stories for Today

Disability Visibility (Adapted for Young Adults)

By: Edited by Alice Wong
ISBN: 9780593381670
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Dog Star

Dog Star

By: Megan Shepherd
ISBN: 9780374314583
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
Drawn Across Borders: True Stories of Human Migration

Drawn Across Borders

By: George Butler
Illustrated by:
George Butler
ISBN: 9781536217759
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Too Afraid to Ask (Young Readers Edition)

Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Too Afraid to Ask (Young Readers Edition)

By: Anton Treuer
ISBN: 9781646140459
Nonfiction, Teen, History
 
Except Antarctica

Except Antarctica

By: Todd Sturgell
Illustrated by:
Todd Sturgell
ISBN: 9781728233260
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Fallout: Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown

Fallout

By: Steve Sheinkin
ISBN: 9781250149015
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Families Can

Families Can

By: Dan Saks
Illustrated by:
Brooke Smart
ISBN: 9780593223659
Fiction, 0-3, Diversity
 
Fatima’s Great Outdoors

Fatima’s Great Outdoors

By: Ambreen Tariq
Illustrated by:
Stevie Lewis
ISBN: 9781984816955
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Flight of the Puffin

Flight of the Puffin

By: Ann Braden
ISBN: 9781984816061
Fiction, 7-12, Mental/Physical Health
 
Glory: Magical Visions of Black Beauty

Glory

By: Kahran and Regis Bethencourt
ISBN: 9781250204561
Nonfiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Harriet Tubman: Toward Freedom

Harriet Tubman

By: Whit Taylor
Illustrated by:
 Kazimir Lee
ISBN: 9780759555518
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
The History of Western Art in Comics Part One: Prehistory to the Renaissance

The History of Western Art in Comics Part One

By: Marion Augustin
Illustrated by:
Bruno Heitz
ISBN: 9780823446452
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Home is Not a Country

Home is Not a Country

By: Safia Elhillo
ISBN: 9780593177051
Fiction, Teen, Poetry
 
Huda F Are You?

Huda F Are You?

By: Huda Fahmy
Illustrated by:
Huda Fahmy
ISBN: 9780593324318
Fiction, Teen, Coming of Age
 
I Am an American: The Wong Kim Ark Story

I Am an American

By: Martha Brockenbrough and Grace Lin
Illustrated by:
Julia Kuo 
ISBN: 9780316426923
Nonfiction, 4-6, History
 
I Dream of Popo

I Dream of Popo

By: Livia Blackburne
Illustrated by:
Julia Kuo
ISBN: 9781250249319
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
If You Lived During the Plimoth Thanksgiving

If You Lived During the Plimoth Thanksgiving

By: Chris Newell
Illustrated by:
Winnona Nelson
ISBN: 9781338726374
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
In the Shadow of the Fallen Towers: The Seconds, Minutes, Hours, Days, Weeks, Months, and Years after the 9/11 Attacks

In the Shadow of the Fallen Towers

By: Don Brown
ISBN: 9780358223573
Nonfiction, Teen, History
 
In the Wild Light

In the Wild Light

By: Jeff Zentner
ISBN: 9781524720247
Fiction, Teen, Coming of Age
 
King of Ragtime: The Story of Scott Joplin

King of Ragtime

By: Stephen Costanza
Illustrated by:
Stephen Costanza
ISBN: 9781534410367
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Last Night at the Telegraph Club

By: Malinda Lo
ISBN: 9780525555254
Fiction, Teen, LGBTQIA+
 
Last Witnesses (Adapted for Young Adults)

Last Witnesses (Adapted for Young Adults)

By: Svetlana Alexievich
ISBN: 9780593308530
Nonfiction, Teen, History
 
Liberty’s Civil Rights Road Trip

Liberty’s Civil Rights Road Trip

By: Michael W. Waters
Illustrated by:
Nicole Tadgell
ISBN: 9781947888197
Fiction, 4-6, Historical Fiction
 
The List of Unspeakable Fears

The List of Unspeakable Fears

By: J. Kasper Kramer
ISBN: 9781534480742
Fiction, 7-12, Horror
 
The Little Owl & the Big Tree

The Little Owl & the Big Tree

By: Jonah Winter
Illustrated by:
Jeanette Winter
ISBN: 9781665902137
Nonfiction, 0-3, Animals
 
Love the Earth: Understanding Climate Change, Speaking Up for Solutions, and Living an Earth-Friendly Life

Love the Earth

By: Mel Hammond
Illustrated by:
Monique Dong
ISBN: 9781683371786
Nonfiction, 7-12, How-to / Activity
 
Lucas at the Paralympics

Lucas at the Paralympics

By: Igor Plohl
Illustrated by:
Urska Stropnik Sonc
ISBN: 9780823447657
Fiction, 4-6, Mental/Physical Health
 
Luck of the Titanic

Luck of the Titanic

By: Stacey Lee
ISBN: 9781524740986
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
Lunch Around the World

Lunch Around the World

By: Jeanette Ferrara
ISBN: 9781338768688
Nonfiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Making A Baby

Making A Baby

By: Rachel Greener
Illustrated by:
Clare Owen
ISBN: 9780593324851
Nonfiction, 4-6, Health
 
The Many Meanings of Meilan

The Many Meanings of Meilan

By: Andrea Wang
ISBN: 9780593111284
Fiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Meena Lost and Found (The Meena Zee Series)

Meena Lost and Found (The Meena Zee Series)

By: Karla Manternach
Illustrated by:
Mina Price
ISBN: 9781534486140
Fiction, 7-12, Mental/Physical Health
 
Meltdown: Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Disaster in Fukushima

Meltdown

By: Deirdre Langeland
ISBN: 9781626727007
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Mighty Inside

Mighty Inside

By: Sundee T. Frazier
ISBN: 9781646140916
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
My America

My America

By: Karen Katz
Illustrated by:
Karen Katz
ISBN: 9780805090123
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
My First Day

My First Day

By: Phung Nguyen Quang and Huynh Thi Kim Lien
Illustrated by:
Phung Nguyen Quang and Huynh Thi Kim Lien
ISBN: 9780593306260
Fiction, 4-6, Health
 
My Name Is Bana

My Name Is Bana

By: Bana Alabed
Illustrated by:
Nez Riaz
ISBN: 9781534412484
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
My Sister, Daisy

My Sister, Daisy

By: Adria Karlsson
Illustrated by:
Linus Curci
ISBN: 9781684463848
Fiction, 4-6, LGBTQIA+
 
My Two Border Towns

My Two Border Towns

By: David Bowles
Illustrated by:
Erika Meza
ISBN: 9780593111048
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Nathan’s Song

Nathan’s Song

By: Leda Schubert
Illustrated by:
Maya Ish-Shalom
ISBN: 9781984815781
Fiction, 4-6, Religion
 
New Year

New Year

By: Mei Zihan
Illustrated by:
Qin Leng
ISBN: 9781771647311
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
Niki Nakayama: A Chef’s Tale in 13 Bites

Niki Nakayama

By: Debbi Michiko Florence and Jamie Michalak
Illustrated by:
Yuko Jones
ISBN: 9780374313876
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Nina: A Story of Nina Simone

Nina

By: Traci N. Todd
Illustrated by:
Christian Robinson
ISBN: 9781524737283
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Milo Imagines the World

Milo Imagines the World

By: Matt de la Peña
Illustrated by:
Christian Robinson
ISBN: 9780399549083
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Once Upon a Time There Was and Will Be So Much More

Once Upon a Time There Was and Will Be So Much More

By: Johanna Schaible
Illustrated by:
Johanna Schaible
ISBN: 9781536222135
Fiction, 4-6, Concepts
 
The One Thing You’d Save

The One Thing You’d Save

By: Linda Sue Park
Illustrated by:
Robert Sae-Heng
ISBN: 9781328515131
Fiction, 7-12, Poetry
 
The Other Talk: Reckoning with Our White Privilege

The Other Talk

By: Brendan Kiely
ISBN: 9781534494046
Nonfiction, Teen, Diversity
 
Our Skin: A First Conversation About Race

Our Skin

By: Megan Madison And Jessica Ralli
Illustrated by:
Isabel Roxas
ISBN: 9780593519394
Nonfiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
Papa’s Free Day Party

Papa’s Free Day Party

By: Marilyn Nelson
Illustrated by:
Wayne Anthony Still
ISBN: 9780940975729
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Parker Shines On: Another Extraordinary Moment

Parker Shines On

By: Parker Curry and Jessica Curry
Illustrated by:
Brittany Jackson
ISBN: 9781534454743
Fiction, 4-6, Series
 
The Passover Guest

The Passover Guest

By: Susan Kusel
Illustrated by:
Sean Rubin
ISBN: 9780823445622
Fiction, 4-6, Religion
 
Peacemaker

Peacemaker

By: Joseph Bruchac
ISBN: 9781984815378
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
Picturing a Nation: The Great Depression’s Finest Photographers Introduce America to Itself

Picturing a Nation

By: Martin W. Sandler
ISBN: 9781536215250
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Race Cars: A Children’s Book about White Privilege

Race Cars

By: Jenny Devenny and Charnaie Gordon
Illustrated by:
Jenny Devenny
ISBN: 9780711262904
Fiction, 7-12, Diversity
 
Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People

Revolution in Our Time

By: Kekla Magoon
ISBN: 9781536214185
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Rez Dogs

Rez Dogs

By: Joseph Bruchac
ISBN: 9780593326213
Fiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Right Now!: Real Kids Speaking Up for Change

Right Now!

By: Miranda Paul
Illustrated by:
Bea Jackson
ISBN: 9780358137320
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Rise Up!: How You Can Join the Fight Against White Supremacy

Rise Up!

By: Crystal Marie Fleming
ISBN: 9781250226389
Nonfiction, Teen, Diversity
 
Rock by Rock: The Fantastical Garden of Nek Chand

Rock by Rock

By: Jennifer Bradbury
Illustrated by:
Sam Boughton
ISBN: 9781481481823
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Runaway: The Daring Escape of Ona Judge

Runaway

By: Ray Anthony Shepard
Illustrated by:
Keith Mallett
ISBN: 9780374307042
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Samira Surfs

Samira Surfs

By: Rukhsanna Guidroz
Illustrated by:
Fahmida Azim
ISBN: 9781984816191
Fiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch

Saving American Beach

By: Heidi Tyline King
Illustrated by:
Ekua Holmes
ISBN: 9781101996294
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
The Sea-Ringed World: Sacred Stories of the Americas

The Sea-Ringed World

By: Maria Garcia Esperon, Translated by David Bowles
Illustrated by:
Amanda Mijangos
ISBN: 9781646140152
Nonfiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Separate No More: The Long Road to Brown v. Board of Education (Scholastic Focus)

Separate No More

By: Lawrence Goldstone
ISBN: 9781338592832
Nonfiction, Teen, Background / Culture
 
She Persisted: Clara Lemlich

She Persisted

By: Deborah Heiligman
ISBN: 9780593115725
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
She Persisted: Claudette Colvin

She Persisted

By: Lesa Cline-Ransome and Chelsea Clinton
Illustrated by:
Alexandra Boiger and Gillian Flint
ISBN: 9780593115848
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
She Persisted: Maria Tallchief

She Persisted

By: Christine Day and Chelsea Clinton
Illustrated by:
Alexandra Boiger and Gillian Flint
ISBN: 9780593115817
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
She Persisted: Ruby Bridges

She Persisted

By: Kekla Magoon and Chelsea Clinton
Illustrated by:
Alexandra Boiger and Gillian Flint
ISBN: 9780593115879
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
Something Happened in Our Park: Standing Together After Gun Violence

Something Happened in Our Park

By: Ann Hazzard, Marianne Celano, and Marietta Collins
Illustrated by:
Keith Henry Brown
ISBN: 9781433835216
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Somewhere in the Unknown World: A Collective Refugee Memoir

Somewhere in the Unknown World

By: Kao Kalia Yang
ISBN: 9781250296856
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Space Explorers: 25 Extraordinary Stories of Space Exploration and Adventure

Space Explorers

By: Libby Jackson
Illustrated by:
Léonard Dupond
ISBN: 9781582707648
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Sprouting Wings: The True Story of James Herman Banning, the First African American Pilot to Fly Across the United States

Sprouting Wings

By: Louisa Jaggar and Shari Becker
Illustrated by:
Floyd Cooper
ISBN: 9781984847621
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
The Story of Bodri

The Story of Bodri

By: Hédi Fried
Illustrated by:
Stina Wirsén 
ISBN: 9780802855657
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
Sugar Town Queens

Sugar Town Queens

By: Malla Nunn
ISBN: 9780525515609
Fiction, Teen, Mystery / Thriller
 
Susie B. Won’t Back Down

Susie B. Won’t Back Down

By: Margaret Finnegan
ISBN: 9781534496361
Fiction, 7-12, Humor
 
Take Back the Block

Take Back the Block

By: Chrystal Giles
ISBN: 9780593175170
Fiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Téo’s Tutu

Téo’s Tutu

By: Maryann Jacob Macias
Illustrated by:
Alea Marley
ISBN: 9781984815521
Fiction, 4-6, Music / Art
 
Thankful

Thankful

By: Elaine Vickers
Illustrated by:
Samantha Cotterill
ISBN: 9781534477346
Fiction, 4-6, Concepts
 
The Thing I’m Most Afraid Of

The Thing I’m Most Afraid Of

By: Kristin Levine
ISBN: 9780525518648
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
This Very Tree: A Story of 9/11, Resilience, and Regrowth

This Very Tree

By: Sean Rubin
ISBN: 9781250788504
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
A Time of Fear: America in the Era of Red Scares and Cold War

A Time of Fear

By: Albert Marrin
ISBN: 9780525644293
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Tomatoes For Neela

Tomatoes For Neela

By: Padma Lakshmi
Illustrated by:
Juana Martinez-Neal
ISBN: 9780593202708
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
A True Wonder: The Comic Book Hero Who Changed Everything

A True Wonder

By: Kirsten W. Larson
Illustrated by:
Katy Wu
ISBN: 9780358238423
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Try It!: How Frieda Caplan Changed the Way We Eat

Try It!

By: Mara Rockliff
Illustrated by:
Giselle Potter
ISBN: 9781534460072
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement

Unbound

By: Tarana Burke
ISBN: 9781250621733
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Unbound: The Life and Art of Judith Scott

Unbound

By: Joyce Sctoo and Brie Spangler
Illustrated by:
Melissa Sweet
ISBN: 9780525648116
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre

Unspeakable

By: Carole Boston Weatherford
Illustrated by:
Floyd Cooper
ISBN: 9781541581203
Nonfiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Walls

Walls

By: L.M. Elliott
ISBN: 9781643750248
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
The Water Lady: How Darlene Arviso Helps a Thirsty Navajo Nation

The Water Lady

By: Alice B. McGinty
Illustrated by:
Shonto Begay
ISBN: 9780525645009
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
We Are a Garden: A Story of How Diversity Took Root in America

We Are a Garden

By: Lisa Westberg Peters
Illustrated by:
Victoria Tentler-Krylov
ISBN: 9780593123133
Nonfiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
We Shall Overcome

We Shall Overcome

By: Bryan Collier
Illustrated by:
Bryan Collier
ISBN: 9781338540376
Fiction, 4-6, Historical Fiction
 
We the People and the President: An Infographic Look at the American Presidency

We the People and the President

By: PJ Creek and Jamie Creek
ISBN: 9781626724693
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
Welcome to the New World

Welcome to the New World

By: Jake Halpern
Illustrated by:
Michael Sloan
ISBN: 9781250305596
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
What Are Your Words?: A Book about Pronouns

What Are Your Words?

By: Katherine Locke
Illustrated by:
Anne Passchier
ISBN: 9780316542067
Fiction, 4-6, LGBTQIA+
 
What I Am

What I Am

By: Divya Srinivasan
ISBN: 9780593204016
Fiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
What Is Black Lives Matter?

What Is Black Lives Matter?

By: Lakita Wilson and Who HQ
Illustrated by:
Gregory Copeland
ISBN: 9780593385883
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
When Can We Go Back to America? Voices of Japanese American Incarceration during WWII

When Can We Go Back to America? Voices of Japanese American Incarceration during WWII

By: Susan H. Kamei
ISBN: 9781481401449
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
When the World Was Ours

When the World Was Ours

By: Liz Kessler
ISBN: 9781534499652
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
When We Make It

When We Make It

By: Elisabet Velasquez
ISBN: 9780593324486
Fiction, Teen, Coming of Age
 
Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

By: Kirsten Anderson and Who HQ
Illustrated by:
Manuel Gutierrez
ISBN: 9780593226407
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
Who Is Jane Goodall?: (A Who Was? Board Book)

Who Is Jane Goodall?

By: Lisbeth Kaiser and Who HQ
Illustrated by:
Stanley Chow
ISBN: 9780593223420
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora

Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed

By: Edited by Saraciea J. Fennell
ISBN: 9781250763426
Nonfiction, Teen, Background / Culture
 
World In Between: Based on a True Refugee Story

World In Between

By: Kenan Trebincevic
Illustrated by:
Susan Shapiro
ISBN: 9780358439875
Fiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Yayoi Kusama: Ready-to-Read Level 3 (You Should Meet Series)

Yayoi Kusama

By: May Nakamura
Illustrated by:
Alexandra Badiu
ISBN: 9781534495654
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
You Can’t Say That!: Writers for Young People Talk About Censorship, Free Expression, and the Stories They Have to Tell

You Can’t Say That!

By: Leonard S. Marcus
ISBN: 9780763690366
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
Your Legacy: A Bold Reclaiming of Our Enslaved History

Your Legacy

By: Schele Williams
Illustrated by:
Tonya Engel
ISBN: 9781419748752
Nonfiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Angel of Greenwood

Angel of Greenwood

By: Randi Pink
ISBN: 9781250768476
Fiction, Teen, Historical Fiction
 
Home Is in Between

Home Is in Between

By: Mitali Perkins
Illustrated by:
Lavanya Naidu
ISBN: 9780374303679
Fiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
Linked

Linked

By: Gordon Korman
ISBN: 9781338629118
Fiction, 7-12, Mystery / Thriller
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