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Ghost: Track, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, smart look at track star running from his past.
By Jason Reynolds
(2016)
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Lily and Dunkin Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Sensitive story of misfits striving to be their real selves.
By Donna Gephart
(2016)
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Patina: Track, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl learns teamwork on track, at home in engaging sequel.
By Jason Reynolds
(2017)
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Be Prepared Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Smart, funny account of summer camp discomfort.
By Vera Brosgol
(2018)
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All Summer Long Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Best friends battle summer blues in heartfelt graphic novel.
By Hope Larson
(2018)
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Harbor Me Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Kids get safe space to tell their stories in moving tale.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2018)
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Tight Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Authentic, nuanced tale of Brooklyn boy has lots of heart.
By Torrey Maldonado
(2018)
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Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy searches for dad, finds cultural roots in moving tale.
By Pablo Cartaya
(2018)
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The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring memoir teaches kids to dream big.
By Sonia Sotomayor
(2019)
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Shouting at the Rain Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl grapples with being abandoned in bittersweet tale.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2019)
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Other Words for Home Book Poster Image
age 10+
Hopeful, relatable story of Syrian refugee in middle school.
By Jasmine Warga
(2019)
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Each Tiny Spark Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Cuban American tween busts stereotypes in appealing tale.
By Pablo Cartaya
(2019)
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Chirp Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Girl finds voice to call out harassment in triumphant tale.
By Kate Messner
(2020)
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Ana Maria Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle Book Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating tale of girl diving into her Dominican roots.
By Hilda Eunice Burgos
(2018)
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Once Was a Time Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Imaginative, emotional tale of BFFs torn apart in time.
By Leila Sales
(2016)
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When You Know What I Know Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl heals after sexual abuse in poignant novel in verse.
By Sonja K. Solter
(2020)
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Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thought-provoking story of four kids affected by 9/11.
By Nora Raleigh Baskin
(2016)
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Booked Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Soccer player faces divorce, bullies in fast-paced novel.
By Kwame Alexander
(2016)
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Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks Book Poster Image
age 10+
Moving, interwoven stories of Black middle schoolers.
By Jason Reynolds
(2019)
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Celebrate Your Body 2: The Ultimate Puberty Book for Preteen and Teen Girls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Encouraging, body-positive guide for older girls.
By Dr. Lisa Klein, Dr. Carrie Leff
(2019)
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