Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Woven Together

Nagara, Innosanto.

Also available in Hoopla. "Counting up from one stuffed piñata to ten hefty hens--and always ...

Campoy, F. Isabel.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. "Mira lives in a gray and hopeless urban community unt...

Kostecki-Shaw, Jenny Sue.

Also available in Hoopla. Pen pals Elliott and Kailash discover that even though they live in differ...

Woodson, Jacqueline.

Also available in Overdrive. Other students laugh when Rigoberto, an immigrant from Venezuela, intr...

Cherry, Matthew A.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. "A little girl's daddy steps in to help her arran...

Lê, Minh.

Also available in Overdrive. A boy and his grandfather cross a language and cultural barrier using t...

Khan, Hena.

As a young girl observes that each of six women in her life wears her hijab and hair in a different...

Wilson, Karma.

Rhyming text and illustrations present a recipe for how to bake a pie from all the things that make...

Parr, Todd.

Also available in Overdrive. Illustrations and brief text describe all kinds of differences that are...

Tyler, Michael.

Also available in Hoopla. Rhyming verse describes the diversity of skin color, promotes self-esteem,...

O'Brien, Anne Sibley.

Also available in Hoopla. Three children from other countries (Somalia, Guatemala, and Korea) strug...

Mora, Oge.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. When the aroma of Omu's homemade stew fills the air, h...

de la Peña, Matt.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A young boy, CJ, rides the bus across town with his grandmo...

Crews, Nina.

A collection of nursery rhymes, both familiar and lesser known, illustrated with photographs in a c...

Keppeler, Jill.

Explains the truth behind widely-believed stories about the origins of the American flag, the Liber...

Hughes, Langston.

"Dream Variation," one of Langston Hughes's most celebrated poems, about the dream o...

Bellamy, Francis.

Divides the Pledge of Allegiance into words and phrases in order to define its meaning. ...

Mora, Pat.

"Libby and her great-aunt, Lobo, both learn the Pledge of Allegiance--Libby for school, and Lo...

Obama, Barack.

Also available in Overdrive. "In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Bar...

Borden, Louise.

Celebrates the diversity of America, the land of the free, where millions of people from many differ...

Nelson, Kadir.

An simple introduction to African-American history, from Revolutionary-era slavery up to the electi...

Harness, Cheryl.

Explains how flags have been used throughout history to represent cultures, including the colonial ...

Eggers, Dave.

Also available in Overdrive. In this fascinating, fun take on nonfiction, uniquely American in its ...

Avi.

Also available in Hoopla. A ninth-grader's suspension for singing "The Star-Spangled Bann...

Messner, Kate.

When the original Star Spangled Banner is stolen, seventh-graders Anne, José, and Henry, all desce...

Alexander, Kwame.

Also available in Overdrive. "The Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover pens an ode to...

Rowell, Rebecca.

Amazing America celebrates the most incredible aspects of the United States. This volume features t...

Kelkar, Supriya.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. When a racist incident rocks her small Michigan town, eleve...

Pérez, Celia C.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Twelve-year-old María Luisa O'Neill-Morales (who reall...

Warga, Jasmine.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative's home...

Applegate, Katherine.

Also available in Overdrive. "A red oak tree and a crow help their human neighbors work out th...

Saeed, Aisha.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. "Day of Joy is a collection of short stories that showc...

Eggers, Dave.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Rhyming text explores citizenship, showing readers how seem...