Pride Month Reads for Youth and Families

Celebrate Pride Month and the LGBTQIA+ community with this list of picture books, nonfiction, and chapter books from a variety of genres and experiences.

Posted by on June 10, 2022

Pride Month Reads for Teens

Celebrate Pride Month and the LGBTQIA+ community with this list of Young Adult books from a variety of genres and experiences. Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo Read more...

Posted by on June 2, 2022

LGBTQ+ Voices & Experiences: An Adult Reading List

Celebrate Pride Month with this collection of stories from and about LGBTQ+ community members.

Starfish

Starfish by Lisa Fipps tells the story of 11 year old Ellie who is carrying the weight of being fat shamed at school and at home. She spends her life Read more...

Posted by on May 26, 2022

Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-Day Child Slave

Imagine you were sold into slavery as an 8 year old child. Now imagine the people that sold you were your parents. This is Shyima Hall’s truth.  She worked 20 Read more...

Posted by on May 19, 2022

New From Here

Drawn from the author’s own experiences, this is a moving story that explores the stress that a pandemic can put on an Asian-American family.

Nick and Nack Make Music

This book for beginning readers is a Highlights Puzzle Reader, combining a simple story with the fun addition of seek and find puzzles. Nick is a brown skinned boy who Read more...

Posted by on April 14, 2022

Social Justice in Poetry and Verse: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections of poetry and books in verse serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of social justice. Terraform: Building a Better World by Propaganda In Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2022

Social Justice in Poetry & Verse: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections of poetry and books in verse serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of social justice. Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo Xiomara Batista feels Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2022

Social Justice in Poetry and Verse: A Reading List for Children and Families

We hope these selections of poetry and books in verse serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of social justice.

Posted by on April 2, 2022

Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You

If your household has been recently obsessed with “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” from Disney’s Encanto or has learned all the words to “Satisfied” from Hamilton before that, you have Read more...

Posted by on February 15, 2022

Black Voices & Experiences: A Reading List for Children and Families

Celebrate Black History Month with books by Black authors and writing focusing on Black voices, characters, history, and culture. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue Read more...

Posted by on February 4, 2022

Black Voices & Experiences: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of centering around Black voices, characters, and communities. Happily Ever Afters by Elise Bryant Tessa Johnson has Read more...

Posted by on February 4, 2022

Born Behind Bars

Kabir was born in an Indian prison.  His mother, an inmate, is innocent, but she is also a member of the lowest Indian caste, poor, and without recourse to her Read more...

Posted by on January 6, 2022

Book List of Magical Realism Novels

Readers who enjoy the rich creations of magical realism often also appreciate themes of invention storytelling forms like folklore, ghost stories, and fairy tales.

Posted by on December 16, 2021

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