Red Scarf Girl helped me understand the enormous impact of the Cultural Revolution on everyone in China and how those changes still affect people today.
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Sylvia & Aki, by Winifred Conkling, takes place in California and Arizona during WWII (1941-1945). It is based on the lives of two real children, Aki Munemitsu and Sylvia Mendez.
A book about the lesser-known heroes in American history–those who advocated for justice.
Harris and Me is a surprising, funny book.
That’s Not Fair! is the true story of Emma Tenayuca, a Mexican-American child who began to struggle against things she saw as unfair.
Travel back to Mississippi in 1933 when you read this exciting book.
The Boy Who Cried Fabulous is a story about a boy whose curiosity and fascination sometimes get him into trouble.
Bud Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis, is a story about a young orphan who finds a family through an unexpected journey.
“Sylvia’s experiences of racism are based on true events, which makes the book very emotional.”