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She Was the First! The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm

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Grandad Mandela

Written by: Zazi, Ziwalene & Zindzi Mandela Illustrated by: Sean Qualls For ages: 4-10 years Language: English  Topics Covered:  Historical Figures, History, Activism, Nelson Mandela, Apartheid, Social Change, Imprisonment, Black Culture & Identity, South Africa. Summary:  I am shocked that I haven’t shared this book…

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Harlem Grown

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Going Up!

Written by: Sherry J. Lee Illustrated by:Charlene Chua  For ages: 4-8 years  Language: English Topics Covered: Community, Friendship, Parties, Apartments, City Living, Pets. Summary:  Going Up! is absolutely adorable, and takes place the majority of the time in an apartment building elevator! A…

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No Voice Too Small

Edited by: Lindsay H. Metcalf, Keila V. Dawson, Jeanette Bradley Illustrated by: Jeanette Bradley For ages: 5-9 years  Language: English  Topics Covered: Activism, Youth Activists, Poetry, Own Voices, Environmental Activism, Violence, Indigenous Voices, American Citizens, LGBTQ, Education, Muslim Activist, Community.  Summary:  Y’all need to buckle up for…

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Good Morning, Farmer Carmen! [Katie Woo’s Neighborhood]

Written by: Fran Manushkin Illustrated by: Laura Zarrin For ages: 5-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Farming, Farmer’s Markets, Teamwork, Friendship.  Summary:  Do you know how refreshing it is to see a farmer in a book that isn’t a white man? I am…

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Thukpa for All

Written by: Praba Ram & Sheela Preuitt Illustrated by: Shilpa Ranade For ages: 4-8 years Language: English & some Tibetan  Topics Covered: Friendship, Community, Disability, Cooking, Family, Global Community, Problem-Solving, Tibet, Ladakh Region. Summary: Tsering, our main character, is walking home.  He is excited to eat some…

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Noodlephant

Written by: Jacob Kramer Illustrated by: K-Fai Steele For ages: 4 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Social Justice, Activism, Protest, Friendship, Community, Oppression, Community, Ingenuity, Peaceful Action.  Summary:  In our next installment of #sweetsandsocialjustice we have Noodlephant! I made some brown sugar cornmeal shortbread,…

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Mrs. Bibi’s Elephant

Written & Illustrated by: Reza Dalvand For ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Community Involvement, Friendship, Pets, Family, Chosen Family, Empathy, Economics, Social-Emotional Learning.  Summary: Mrs. Bibi has a pet elephant, and they spend all of their time together.  The elephant loved playing with the…

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Jamie and Bubbie: A Book About Pronouns [Cover Reveal!]

Written by: Afsaneh Moradian  Illustrated by: Maria Bogade For ages: 3 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Gender Identity, Pronouns, Self-Empowerment, Growing Up, Family, Community.  Summary: We are excited to be able to reveal the cover of this new book, Jamie and Bubbie!  This story is…

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