• The Closest I've Come

    The Closest I've Come

    Aceves, Fred

    Marcos Rivas is desperate to escape the projects, his neglectful mother, and her abusive boyfriend, but when he is picked for a class at his high school targeting smart students who are underperforming, he initially resists.

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  • Muslim Girl

    Muslim Girl

    Al-Khatahtbeh, Amani

    The founder of muslimgirl.com shares her story of growing up as Muslim-American woman and speaking out against prejudices after 9/11. MS

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  • Tyler Johnson Was Here

    Tyler Johnson Was Here

    Coles, Jay

    When Tyler goes missing after a party, his twin brother Marvin searches the neighborhood for days but the more he learns, the more questions he has.

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  • Fred Korematsu Speaks up

    Fred Korematsu Speaks up

    Atkins, Laura

    American teenager Fred Korematu's life changed forever in 1941, when people of Japanese ancestry were forced into prison camps. Fred refused to go, was imprisoned for protesting, and was an outspoken activist until he died. MS

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  • A Very Large Expanse of Sea

    A Very Large Expanse of Sea

    Mafi, Tahereh

    Shirin, a Muslim teenager tired of constant racist harassment in the wake of 9/11, keeps everyone at a distance but begins to let down her guard with her biology partner, Ocean James.

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  • We Are Not Yet Equal

    We Are Not Yet Equal

    Anderson, Carol

    Examines the social justice movements, each met with a corresponding backlash from white society, throughout American history as we work toward racial equity.

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  • Fight Like A Girl

    Fight Like A Girl

    Barcella, Laura

    Fifty mini-biographies of feminist trailblazers from around the world.

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  • March Forward, Girl

    March Forward, Girl

    Beals, Melba

    A member of the Little Rock Nine shares her memories of growing up in the South under Jim Crow. MS

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  • BLACK ENOUGH

    BLACK ENOUGH

    What is it like to be young and black in America? Find out in this captivating collection of stories.

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  • Between the World and Me

    Between the World and Me

    Coates, Ta-Nehisi

    In a long, open letter to his son, with explorations of history and culture, Coates shows what it means to be black in America.

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