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Book cover of I CAN'T HAVE BANNOCK BUT THE BEAVER HAS A DAM
I CAN'T HAVE BANNOCK BUT THE BEAVER HAS A DAM
By: bernelda wheeler | Published: March 2016

A boy patiently listens to his mother's reasons for not making bannock; all the result of a beaver's need to make a dam. Includes a bannock recipe!

Theme: Indigenous, Diversity, Culturally Responsive

  • ISBN
    9781553796626
  • Binding
    Paperback Canadian
  • Category
    Picture Book
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Book cover of I'M NEW HERE
I'M NEW HERE
By: anne obrien | Published: August 2015

A boy from Somalia struggles to learn a new language and adjust to his new home in the United States.

Theme: Diversity, School, Culturally Responsive

  • ISBN
    9781580896122
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Picture Book
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I'M OK
By: patti kim | Published: October 2019

“So funny and heartfelt.” —Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese “I love the profound honesty of I’m Ok.&rdq...

“So funny and heartfelt.” —Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese “I love the profound honesty of I’m Ok.” —Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park Ok Lee is determined to find the perfect get-rich-quick scheme in this funny, uplifting novel for fans of Counting by 7s and Crenshaw. Ok Lee knows it’s his responsibility to help pay the bills. With his father gone and his mother working three jobs and still barely making ends meet, there’s really no other choice. If only he could win the cash prize at the school talent contest! But he can’t sing or dance, and has no magic up his sleeves, so he tries the next best thing: a hair braiding business. It’s too bad the girls at school can’t pay him much, and he’s being befriended against his will by Mickey McDonald, an unusual girl with a larger-than-life personality. Then there’s Asa Banks, the most popular boy in their grade, who’s got it out for Ok. But when the pushy deacon at their Korean church starts wooing Ok’s mom, it’s the last straw. Ok has to come up with an exit strategy—fast.

Theme: Korean, Diversity, Asian Heritage, Culturally Responsive

  • ISBN
    9781534419308
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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$10.99
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Book cover of IF DOMINICAN WERE A COLOR
IF DOMINICAN WERE A COLOR
By: sili recio | Published: September 2020

The colors of Hispaniola burst into life in this striking, evocative debut picture book that celebrates the joy of being Dominican. If Dominican were ...

The colors of Hispaniola burst into life in this striking, evocative debut picture book that celebrates the joy of being Dominican. If Dominican were a color, it would be the sunset in the sky, blazing red and burning bright. If Dominican were a color, it’d be the roar of the ocean in the deep of the night, With the moon beaming down rays of sheer delight. The palette of the Dominican Republic is exuberant and unlimited. Maiz comes up amarillo, the blue-black of dreams washes over sandy shores, and people’s skin can be the shade of cinnamon in cocoa or of mahogany. This exuberantly colorful, softly rhyming picture book is a gentle reminder that a nation’s hues are as wide as nature itself.

Theme: #BlackLivesMatter, Diversity, Culturally Responsive

  • ISBN
    9781534461796
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Picture Book
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$23.99
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Book cover of JABARI JUMPS
JABARI JUMPS
By: gaia cornwall | Published: May 2017

Working up the courage to take a big, important leap is hard, but Jabari is almost absolutely ready to make a giant splash. Jabari is definitely re...

Working up the courage to take a big, important leap is hard, but Jabari is almost absolutely ready to make a giant splash. Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He’s finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he’s a great jumper, so he’s not scared at all. “Looks easy,” says Jabari, watching the other kids take their turns. But when his dad squeezes his hand, Jabari squeezes back. He needs to figure out what kind of special jump to do anyway, and he should probably do some stretches before climbing up onto the diving board. In a sweetly appealing tale of overcoming your fears, newcomer Gaia Cornwall captures a moment between a patient and encouraging father and a determined little boy you can’t help but root for.

Theme: Culturally Responsive , Character Education, COURAGE, Diversity

  • ISBN
    9780763678388
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Picture Book
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$22.99
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Book cover of JABARI PLONGE
JABARI PLONGE
By: gaia cornwall | Published: February 2020

Theme: Culturally Responsive , Diversity

  • ISBN
    9782924645383
  • Binding
    Paperback French
  • Category
    Picture Book
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$21.95
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Book cover of JABARI TRIES
JABARI TRIES
By: gaia cornwall | Published: September 2020

Jabari is inventing a machine that will fly all the way across the yard! But making it go from CRASH to WHOOSH will take grit, patience, and maybe eve...

Jabari is inventing a machine that will fly all the way across the yard! But making it go from CRASH to WHOOSH will take grit, patience, and maybe even a little help from his sister. Jabari is making a flying machine in his backyard! “It’ll be easy. I don’t need any help,” he declares. But it doesn’t work! Jabari is frustrated. Good thing Dad is there for a pep talk and his little sister, Nika, is there to assist, fairy wings and all. With the endearing father-child dynamic of Jabari Jumps and engaging mixed-media illustrations, Gaia Cornwall’s tale shows that through perseverance and flexibility, an inventive thought can become a brilliant reality.

Theme: Diversity, Culturally Responsive

  • ISBN
    9781536207163
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Picture Book
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Book cover of JUST BE COOL JENNA SAKAI
JUST BE COOL JENNA SAKAI
By: debbi florence | Published: August 2021

Fans of Lauren Myracle and Wendy Mass are sure to fall head-over-heels for this funny, sweet story of crushes, competition, and the confusing reality ...

Fans of Lauren Myracle and Wendy Mass are sure to fall head-over-heels for this funny, sweet story of crushes, competition, and the confusing reality of middle school. Heartbreak is for suckers. When Jenna Sakai gets dumped over winter break, it confirms what she learned from her parents' messy divorce: Relationships are risky and only lead to disappointment. So even though she still has to see her ex-boyfriend Elliott at newspaper club, Jenna is going to be totally heartless this semester -- no boys, just books. But keeping her cool isn't always easy. Jenna's chief competition for a big journalism scholarship is none other than Elliott. Her best friend Keiko always seems busy with her own boyfriend. And cute-but-incredibly-annoying Rin Watanabe keeps stealing her booth at the diner she's been hiding at every day after school. Rin is every bit as stubborn and detached as Jenna. And the more Jenna gets to know him, the more intriguing a mystery he seems. Soon Jenna is starting to realize that being a loner is kind of, well, lonely. And letting people in might just be a risk worth taking.

Theme: Diversity, Culturally Responsive , Asian Heritage

  • ISBN
    9781338671568
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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$23.99
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Book cover of KHALIL & MR HAGERTY & THE BACKYARD
KHALIL & MR HAGERTY & THE BACKYARD
By: tricia springstubb | Published: May 2020

A sweet friendship spanning age and culture blooms in a shared backyard. Khalil lives in the upstairs apartment with his family, which is big and busy...

A sweet friendship spanning age and culture blooms in a shared backyard. Khalil lives in the upstairs apartment with his family, which is big and busy and noisy. Downstairs lives Mr. Hagerty, who is quiet. Khalil and Mr. Hagerty don't appear to have a lot in common, but hot summer days have a way of bringing people together. As Khalil looks for buried treasure in the yard, Mr. Hagerty tends to his garden. Both help each other navigate language -- whether it be learning new words or remembering those seemingly forgotten. Before long, an unlikely friendship is born, full of treasure, thoughtfulness, and chocolate cake. Through well-cultivated details and vibrant cut-paper collage, author Tricia Springstubb and illustrator Elaheh Taherian nurture a heart-tugging tribute to the love of good neighbors and to the strength of intergenerational and intercultural bonds.

Theme: Diversity, Inter-Generational, Culturally Responsive

  • ISBN
    9781536203066
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Picture Book
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Book cover of LAST GATE OF THE EMPEROR
LAST GATE OF THE EMPEROR
By: kwame mbalia | Published: May 2021

Theme: Diversity, Culturally Responsive , Future

  • ISBN
    9781338665857
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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Book cover of LIBRARY BUS
LIBRARY BUS
By: bahram rahman | Published: October 2020

Inspired by Kabul's first library bus and colored by family memories, a touching snapshot of one innovative way girls received education in a country ...

Inspired by Kabul's first library bus and colored by family memories, a touching snapshot of one innovative way girls received education in a country disrupted by war. It is still dark in Kabul, Afghanistan when the library bus rumbles out of the city. There are no bus seats—instead there are chairs and tables and shelves of books. And there are no passengers—instead there is Pari, who is nervously starting her first day as Mama’s library helper. Pari stands tall to hand out notebooks and pencils at the villages and the refugee camp, but she feels intimidated. The girls they visit are learning to write English from Mama. Pari can’t even read or write in Farsi yet. But next year she will go to school and learn all there is to know. And she is so lucky. Not long ago, Mama tells her, girls were not allowed to read at all.

Theme: LIBRARIES, Diversity, Social Justice , Culturally Responsive

  • ISBN
    9781772781014
  • Binding
    Hardcover Canadian
  • Category
    Picture Book
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Book cover of LIKKLE MISS LOU
LIKKLE MISS LOU
By: nadia hohn | Published: August 2019

Louise Bennett Coverley, better known as Miss Lou, was an iconic poet and entertainer known for popularizing the use of patois in music and poetry...

Louise Bennett Coverley, better known as Miss Lou, was an iconic poet and entertainer known for popularizing the use of patois in music and poetry internationally—helping to pave the way for artists like Harry Belafonte and Bob Marley to use patois in their work. This picture book tells the story of Miss Lou’s early years, when she was a young girl growing up in Jamaica. As a child, Miss Lou loved words—particularly the Jamaican English, or patois, that she heard all around her. As a young writer, Miss Lou felt caught between writing “lines of words like tight cornrows,” as her teachers instructed, and words that beat more naturally “in time with her heart.” The uplifting and inspiring story of a girl finding her own voice, this is also a vibrant, colorful, and immersive look at an important figure in our cultural history. With rich and warm illustrations bringing the story to life, A Likkle Miss Lou is a modern ode to language, girl power, diversity, and the arts. End matter includes a glossary of Jamaican patois terms, a note about the author’s “own voice” perspective as a Jamaican-Canadian writer, and a brief biography of Miss Lou and her connection to Canada, where she lived for 20 years.

Theme: Diversity, #OwnVoices, Culturally Responsive

  • ISBN
    9781771473507
  • Binding
    Hardcover Canadian
  • Category
    Picture Book
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Book cover of MALAIKA'S COSTUME
MALAIKA'S COSTUME
By: nadia hohn | Published: March 2016

It's Carnival time. The first Carnival since Malaika's mother moved to Canada to find a good job and provide for Malaika and her grandmother. Her moth...

It's Carnival time. The first Carnival since Malaika's mother moved to Canada to find a good job and provide for Malaika and her grandmother. Her mother promised she would send money for a costume, but when the money doesn't arrive, will Malaika still be able to dance in the parade? Disappointed and upset at her grandmother's hand-me-down costume, Malaika leaves the house, running into Ms. Chin, the tailor, who offers Malaika a bag of scrap fabric. With her grandmother's help, Malaika creates a patchwork rainbow peacock costume, and dances proudly in the parade. A heartwarming story about family, community and the celebration of Carnival, Nadia Hohn's warm and colloquial language and Irene Luxbacher's vibrant collage-style illustrations make this a strikingly original picture book.

Theme: Immigration, Diversity, Culturally Responsive

  • ISBN
    9781554987542
  • Binding
    Hardcover Canadian
  • Category
    Picture Book
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Book cover of MALAIKA'S WINTER CARNIVAL
MALAIKA'S WINTER CARNIVAL
By: nadia hohn | Published: September 2017

When Malaika moves to a cold northern city, there's a lot to get used to, especially Carnival in the wintertime!

Theme: Diversity, Culturally Responsive

  • ISBN
    9781554989201
  • Binding
    Hardcover Canadian
  • Category
    Picture Book
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Book cover of MOMMY'S KHIMAR
MOMMY'S KHIMAR
By: j thompkins-bigelow | Published: April 2018

Selected as a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, and Shelf Awareness! A young Muslim girl spends a busy day wrapped...

Selected as a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, and Shelf Awareness! A young Muslim girl spends a busy day wrapped up in her mother’s colorful headscarf in this sweet and fanciful picture book from debut author and illustrator Jamilah Tompkins-Bigelow and Ebony Glenn. A khimar is a flowing scarf that my mommy wears. Before she walks out the door each day, she wraps one around her head. A young girl plays dress up with her mother’s headscarves, feeling her mother’s love with every one she tries on. Charming and vibrant illustrations showcase the beauty of the diverse and welcoming community in this portrait of a young Muslim American girl’s life.

Theme: Muslim, Diversity, Culturally Responsive

  • ISBN
    9781534400597
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Picture Book
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$23.99
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