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Equity & Diversity (76 series)

Riley Can't Stop Crying  

Riley is inconsolable. He can't stop crying and nothing is making him feel better. His sister, Regina, tries her best to help him figure out what's wrong, but four-year-old Riley isn't sure.A charming story about a child's search for his true self under the compassionate eye of his older sister.

Second Dad Summer

Jeremiah just wants a normal summer with his dad. But his dad has moved in with his new boyfriend Michael who serves weird organic food and is constantly nagging him. Worst of all, Michael rides a bicycle decorated to look like a unicorn. This is not the summer Jeremiah wanted. But Jeremiah soon learns that being a family comes in many surprising forms.

Seekers of the Aweto

In this poetic adventure across medieval China, roguish bands of ""seekers"" chase a plant like treasure that may lead to fortune and even eternal life. Acclaimed artist and storyteller Nie Jun (My Beijing: Four Stories of Everyday Wonder) presents an environmental fantasy rich with mystery, betrayal, and an adorable baby deity.

Soraya

It's not easy being the weirdest kid in fourth grade. Soraya finds her escape reading comic books about a space superhero who saves the day. But everything changes when Soraya?s class goes on a field trip to an aquarium. Can Soraya rise to the occasion and save the day like her superhero idol?

Stand UP, Speak OUT (45th Parallel Press)

The Stand UP, Speak OUT series hopes to empower a new generation of activists. Books delve deeper into different issues in our world today, from animal rights to racial justice. Each book takes a global look at the history of these movements, showcases the big players and activists involved, and celebrates some of the victories! Chapters end with a call to action, so kids can feel inspired to get involved in their own communities. This series is written at a high interest level with a lower read

Stompin' at the Savoy: How Chick Webb Became the King of Drums

Though a disability stunted his growth and left him with a hunched back, William Henry "Chick" Webb did not let that get in the way of his musical pursuits. Even as a young child, Chick saw the world as one big drum, pounding out rhythms on everything from stair railings to pots and pans. His love of percussion brought him to the big time as an influential big band leader. This picture-book biography details the life of black American jazz drummer Chick Webb, who in the 1930s led one of the big

Teen Activism Library

Teenagers today are taking a stand on many important societal issues. This series explores what they are doing and why, how they are going about it, and what they hope to achieve. It also offers guidance on some of the tools and knowledge that young people will need if they want to take stands on issues that matter to them. In all books in the series, teen activists and others share their experiences on the front lines of activism.

Understanding Differences

This engaging book introduces readers to the importance of accepting and embracing differences in race, religion, and ability. Vibrant photos and simple text reflect diverse experiences to help all readers feel empowered.

Understanding Gender Identity

Gender identity is one?s personal conception of gender. It is closely related to the various roles that males and females typically play in society. This thought-provoking book shows how and why some people have come to question or explore their gender identity and how this can sometimes lead to controversy.

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre

Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history. The book traces the history of African Americans in Tulsa's Greenwood district and chronicles the devastation that occurred in 1921 when a white mob attacked the Black community. News of what happened was largely suppressed, and no official investigation occurred for seventy-five years. This picture boo