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The 57 Bus Book Poster Image
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age 13+
True story of teens' fateful encounter and its aftermath.
By Dashka Slater
(2017)
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Dear Martin Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Boy faces racial profiling in powerful, realistic tale.
By Nic Stone
(2017)
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The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed Black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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One Crazy Summer Book Poster Image
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age 11+
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
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The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A funny novel with a devastating emotional punch.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(1995)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Book Poster Image
age 12+
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)
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Number the Stars Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring tale of girl who smuggles Jews to safety in WWII.
By Lois Lowry
(1989)
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