Book Reviews

Small Room , Big Dreams: The Journey of Julián and Joaquin Castro Book Poster Image
age 5+
Relatable bio shows twins' success inspired by family.
By Monica Brown
(2021)
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Black Birds in the Sky Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping account of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre.
By Brandy Colbert
(2021)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring stories of girls who became important Black women.
By Lilly Workneh
(2021)
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Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party's Promise to the People Book Poster Image
age 12+
Informative, inspiring history of the Black Power movement.
By Kekla Magoon
(2021)
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RBG's Brave and Brilliant Women: 33 Jewish Women to Inspire Everyone Book Poster Image
age 11+
Inspirational female role models handpicked by RBG.
By Nadine Epstein, Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(2021)
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She Persisted: Sonia Sotomayor Book Poster Image
age 6+
Engrossing look at first Latina Supreme Court justice.
By Meg Medina, Chelsea Clinton
(2021)
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Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You Book Poster Image
age 8+
Complex intro to history of U.S. ideas about race.
By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Sonja Cherry-Paul
(2021)
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I Am Frida Kahlo: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively, appealing bio encourages being your unique self.
By Brad Meltzer
(2021)
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Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy Book Poster Image
age 10+
Historical commentary and gentle invitation to be an ally.
By Emmanuel Acho
(2021)
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The Fearless Flights of Hazel Ying Lee Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring bio of 1st Asian American woman military pilot.
By Julie Leung
(2021)
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We Must Not Forget: Holocaust Stories of Survival and Resistance Book Poster Image
age 10+
Extraordinary true stories of bravery, defiance, and hope.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2021)
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Rebel Girls Lead: 25 Tales of Powerful Women Book Poster Image
age 6+
Exciting biographies of women leaders sure to inspire.
By Rebel Girls
(2021)
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Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring true story of lifesaving hero and WWII refugees.
By Peter Sis
(2021)
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She Persisted: Claudette Colvin Book Poster Image
age 6+
Well-crafted story telling of a teen civil rights hero.
By Lesa Cline-Ransome, Chelsea Clinton
(2021)
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She Persisted: Harriet Tubman Book Poster Image
age 6+
Humanizing story of a fierce, tender, trailblazing woman.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney, Chelsea Clinton
(2021)
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American Immigration: Our History, Our Stories Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tales of inspiring people, awful racism in nuanced history.
By Kathleen Krull
(2020)
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I Am Benjamin Franklin: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, lively, info-packed intro to Founding Father.
By Brad Meltzer
(2020)
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A Girl Named Rosita: The Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblazer! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Captivating bio of Latinx star of "West Side Story."
By Anika Aldamuy Denise
(2020)
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Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsberg Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, inspiring bio of famed U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
By Irin Carmon, Shana Knizhnik
(2017)
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Lifting As We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box Book Poster Image
age 10+
Powerful history of Black women fighting for the vote.
By Evette Dionne
(2020)
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