Category Archives: Prejudice

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre – Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper

 Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre – Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper, Carolrhoda Books, 978-1541581203, 2021 Format: Hardcover picture book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What did you like about the book? An … Continue reading

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Dear Justyce by Nic Stone

Dear Justyce by Nic Stone. Crown, 2020. 9781984829665 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Quan relates his road to a Youth Detention Center through … Continue reading

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Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam

      Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam, illustrated by Omar Pasha, Balzer + Bray (HarperCollins), 9780062996480, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Real life, verse novels What … Continue reading

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Zara Hossain is Here by Sabina Khan

 Zara Hossain is Here by Sabina Khan, Scholastic Press, 9781338580877, 2021 Format:  ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:   Realistic What did you like about the book? Zara is a bisexual high schooler growing up … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. : Fighting for Civil Rights – Christine Platt, illustrated by David Shephard

    Martin Luther King Jr. : Fighting for Civil Rights (Trailblazers)  – Christine Platt, illustrated by David Shephard. Random House, 2020. 9780593124550 Format: Paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5  Genre: biography  What did … Continue reading

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Finding A Way Home: Mildred And Richard Loving And the Fight for Marriage Equality – Larry Dane Brimner

 Finding A Way Home: Mildred And Richard Loving And the Fight for Marriage Equality – Larry Dane Brimner, Barbara Grzeslo (jacket illustrations), Calkins Creek  Books, 9781629797519, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 … Continue reading

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The Magical Reality of Nadia  – Bassem Youssef and Catherine R. Daly, illustrated by Douglas Holgate

The Magical Reality of Nadia  – Bassem Youssef and Catherine R. Daly, illustrated by Douglas Holgate. Scholastic Inc., 2021. 9781338572285  Format: Uncorrected proof Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: fantasy  What did you like … Continue reading

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Zora and Me: The Summoner by Victoria Bond

 Zora and Me: The Summoner by Victoria Bond, Candlewick Press, 9780763642990, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Historical Fiction What did you like about the book? The third book in the … Continue reading

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Who Was Martin Luther King Jr.? – Lisbeth Kaiser, art by Stanley Chow

Who Was Martin Luther King Jr.? (A Who Was? Board Book) – Lisbeth Kaiser, art by Stanley Chow, Rise x Penguin Workshop, 9780593222737, 2020 Format: Hardcover Board Book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5   Genre: … Continue reading

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Who Was Ruth Bader Ginsburg – Lisbeth Kaiser, art by Stanley Chow

  Who Was Ruth Bader Ginsburg (A Who Was? Board Book) – Lisbeth Kaiser, art by Stanley Chow, Rise x Penguin Workshop, 9780593222744, 2020 Format: Board Book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5   Genre: Biography … Continue reading

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