2021 NSSTB

Book recommendations from social studies educators for librarians, booksellers, educators, parents, and guardians of the best children’s books with social studies content in 2020

 
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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