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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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The Piñata that the Farm Maiden Hung

Written by: Samantha R. Vamos Illustrated by: Sebastià Serra For ages: 3 years and up Language: English & Spanish Topics Covered: Latinx Identity, Rhyming, Hispanic Culture & Traditions, Summary: This book reads like a rhyming poem, set up in a style that adds to…

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The Banana-Leaf Ball: How Play Can Change the World

Written by: Katie Smith Milway Illustrated by: Shane Evans For ages: 8 years and up Language: English & Kirundi Topics Covered: Refugee Narratives, POC-Centric Narratives, Sportsmanship, Teamwork, Empowerment, Global Community, Friendship, Historical Fiction, Historical Figure. Summary: Deo is a young boy when his village is attacked.  He…

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