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Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring bio of wealthy Black female entrepreneur in 1800s.
By Rebel Girls
(2019)
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Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring, relatable look at young lives of adult activists.
By Robin Stevenson
(2019)
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Sunny Rolls the Dice Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny graphic novel tale of friendship, '70s middle school.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2019)
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White Bird: A Wonder Story Book Poster Image
age 10+
Moving WWII graphic novel has loss, offers hope for future.
By R.J. Palacio
(2019)
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Kid Scientists: True Tales of Childhood from Science Superstars Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring look at the young lives of famous scientists.
By David Stabler
(2018)
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AstroNuts Mission One: The Plant Planet Book Poster Image
age 8+
Animal superheroes battle creepy plants in zany sci-fi tale.
By Jon Scieszka
(2019)
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Stargazing Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet friendship-themed graphic novel has a medical scare.
By Jen Wang
(2019)
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Tom Gates Series Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Homework-dodging 10-year-old brings laughs, heart, doodles.
By L. Pichon
(2015)
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Stephen Curry: Epic Athletes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Breezy biography tracks the rise of an NBA superstar.
By Dan Wetzel
(2019)
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Camp Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Cheery graphic novel shows camp routines, friend jealousy.
By Kayla Miller
(2019)
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The Red Maze: 5 Worlds, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Galactic adventure keeps up the excitement and suspense.
By Alexis Siegel, Mark Siegel
(2019)
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Who Was? Series Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Exceptional biography series teaches history, culture, too.
By Who HQ, et al.
(2014)
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Apocalypse Taco Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Kids jump dimensions in goofy sci-fi graphic novel.
By Nathan Hale
(2019)
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Dear America: The Story of an Undocumented Citizen: Young Readers' Edition Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gripping biography of undocumented prize-winning journalist.
By Jose Antonio Vargas
(2019)
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Susan B. Anthony: The Making of America, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring bio of a courageous champion of women's rights.
By Teri Kanefield
(2019)
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New Kid Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny, heartfelt middle school tale explores race, class.
By Jerry Craft
(2019)
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Minor Incidents and Absolute Uncertainties: Frazzled, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Abbie overcomes Outdoor School anxiety in hilarious sequel.
By Booki Vivat
(2019)
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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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This Promise of Change: One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality Book Poster Image
age 10+
Compelling, inspiring memoir of integrating Southern school.
By Jo Ann Allen Boyce, Debbie Levy
(2019)
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The Baby-Sitters Club Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, updated graphic novel version has deep layers.
By Raina Telgemeier, Gale Galligan, Ann M. Martin
(2015)
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