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Best Multicultural Books of 2015

Collection by Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature

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The 2016 Coretta Scott King Book Awards honor a variety of excellent children's books and young adult books by African American authors and illustrators. African American Authors, American Children, African Americans, American Art, African Literature, American Story, American Girls, Children's Literature, Black Children's Books

Gone Crazy in Alabama (Gaither Sisters, #3)

Gone Crazy in Alabama book. Read 664 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Coretta Scott King Award–winning Gone Crazy in Alabama b...

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Pena-- Winner of the 2016 Newbery Award.and a 2016 Caldecott Medal Winner Top Ten Books, Great Books, New Books, Books To Read, Library Books, Books 2016, Library Ideas, Newbery Award, Newbery Medal

Last Stop on Market Street

Last Stop on Market Street book. Read 2,862 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Sometimes when you're surrounded by dirt, CJ, you're...

MAMA'S NIGHTINGALE by Edwidge Danticat, Illustrated by Leslie Staub -- A touching tale of parent-child separation and immigration, from a National Book Award finalist. Child Separation, Nightingale, Inspiration For Kids, Poetry Inspiration, Children's Literature, Kids Reading, Teaching Reading, Bedtime Stories, Kids And Parenting

Mama's Nightingale

Mama's Nightingale book. Read 184 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A touching tale of parent-child separation and immigration, fro...

March: Book Two by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell "Brother John, Good to see you.you ready? New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, John Lewis, March Book, January 20, Long March, Freedom Riders, Big Six

March (March, #2)

March book. Read 2,405 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The #1 New York Times bestselling series continues! Congressman John Lewis...

A Young Malcolm X, Through The Eyes Of His Daughter - Ilyasah Shabazz is Malcolm X’s daughter and co-author of a new young adult novel based on her father’s teen years. “X: A Novel” focuses on when Malcolm X, then known as Malcolm Little, dropped out of Ya Books, Good Books, Book Cover Design, Book Design, King Author, National Book Award, 12th Book, Malcolm X, Books For Teens

X

X book. Read 633 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Cowritten by Malcolm X’s daughter, this riveting and revealing novel follows the...

Stella by Starlight (Book) : Draper, Sharon M. : When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town. Ya Books, Great Books, Historical Fiction Books, Fiction Novels, Thing 1, Chapter Books, Children's Literature, African Literature, So Little Time

Stella by Starlight

Stella by Starlight book. Read 1,755 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When the Ku Klux Klan's unwelcome reappearance rattles Stell...

Booktopia has Full Cicada Moon by Marilyn Hilton. Buy a discounted Hardcover of Full Cicada Moon online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Children's Book Awards, Half Japanese, Moon Book, Historical Fiction, Girls Dream, Book Lists, New Books, Books 2016, Childrens Books

Full Cicada Moon

Full Cicada Moon book. Read 805 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Inside Out and Back Again meets One Crazy Summer and Brown Girl D...

Booktopia has Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai. Buy a discounted Paperback of Listen, Slowly online from Australia's leading online bookstore. New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Roman, Summer Reading Lists, Kids Reading, National Book Award, Out Of Touch, Chapter Books

Listen, Slowly

Listen, Slowly book. Read 1,005 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A California girl born and raised, Mai can't wait to spend her va...

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon My rating: 4 of 5 stars This young adult debut is simplistically entertaining. I'm working on a young adult novel, so I saw this one was going to become a film after Everything Everything Nicola Yoon, Ya Books, Good Books, Reading Books, Library Books, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Free Books, Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Everything, Everything

Everything, Everything book. Read 41,022 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. My disease is as rare as it is famous. It’s a form of Se...

Under A Painted Sky by Stacey Lee (YA FIC Lee). In Sammy, a Chinese American girl, and Annamae, an African American slave girl, disguise themselves as boys and travel on the Oregon Trail to California from Missouri. Ya Books, Books To Read, Library Books, City Library, Library Card, Young Adult Fiction, Ya Novels, Book Sites, Book Blogs

Under a Painted Sky

Under a Painted Sky book. Read 1,664 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Missouri, 1849: Samantha dreams of moving back to New York t...

Read "Wangari Maathai The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees" by Franck Prévot available from Rakuten Kobo. “Trees are living symbols of peace and hope.” –Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace laureate This simply told story begins with . Cristina Rodriguez, Nobel Peace Prize, Nobel Prize, Portraits, Illustrations, Book Illustration, Women In History, Ancient History, African Women

Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai book. Read 133 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Wangari Maathai received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her eff...

Shadowshaper Written by Daniel José Older Published by Arthur A. Levine Books, 2015 ISBN: 0545591619 Age Level: 12 and up BOOK SUMMARY Paint a mural. Start a battle. Change the world. New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Children's Books, Amazing Books, Plot Twist, Cassandra Clare, Paranormal, Jandy Nelson

Shadowshaper (Shadowshaper, #1)

Shadowshaper book. Read 2,064 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Sierra Santiago was looking forward to a fun summer of making art, ...

Read "Funny Bones Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras" by Duncan Tonatiuh available from Rakuten Kobo. Funny Bones tells the story of how the amusing calaveras—skeletons performing various everyday or festive activities—cam. Funny Drawings, Cartoon Drawings, Cartoon Art, Bone Books, Abrams Books, Mexican Artists, Children's Picture Books, Kids Reading, Reading Library

Funny Bones

Funny Bones book. Read 494 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A picture book biography of José Guadalupe (Lupe) Posada (1852–1913). ...

Voice of freedom : Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement / Carole Boston Weatherford. AR Level: Lexile: Voice of freedom : Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement / Carole Boston Weatherford. Civil Rights Movement, African American History, Women In History, Black History Month, History Books, Art History, Scottie, Childrens Books, Good Books

Voice of Freedom

Voice of Freedom book. Read 481 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A stirring collection of poems and spirituals, accompanied by stu...

La Piscina by Ji Hyeon Lee, Barbara Fiore Ed. Wordless Picture Books, Wordless Book, New Books, Books To Read, Silent Book, Children's Literature, Conte, Childrens Books, Art Paintings

Pool

Pool book. Read 265 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A New York Times Notable Book of the YearA NPR.org Best Book of the YearGold ...

Lillian's Right to Vote by Jonah Winter: An elderly African American woman, en route to vote, remembers her family’s tumultuous voting history in this picture book publishing in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of Voting History, Women's History, History Channel, History Books, For Elise, Right To Vote, African American History, Black History Month, So Little Time

Lillian's Right to Vote

Lillian's Right to Vote book. Read 290 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An elderly African American woman, en route to vote, remem...