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Someone Like Me: How One Undocumented Girl Fought for Her American Dream Book Poster Image
age 10+
Young immigrant achieves her dreams in inspiring memoir.
By Julissa Arce
(2019)
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Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring memoir of trailblazing Latina rocket scientist.
By Sylvia Acevedo
(2018)
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Wolf Hollow Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween's search for justice is intense and beautiful.
By Lauren Wolk
(2016)
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I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring memoir of teen Nobel laureate shot by Taliban.
By Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
(2014)
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Half a World Away Book Poster Image
age 10+
Troubled adopted boy learns to open heart in moving tale.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2014)
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Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring autobiography by Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas.
By Gabrielle Douglas, Michelle Burford
(2012)
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Native Son Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Gritty novel of violence and race best for older teens.
By Richard Wright
(1940)
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Stitches: A Memoir Book Poster Image
age 16+
Powerful look at abusive childhood for mature readers only.
By David Small
(2009)
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