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Juneteenth

Emily Dolbear (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854017

Learn the basics about Juneteenth, also called Emancipation Day or Freedom Day, and how the holiday celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the United States. Additional features include detailed captions and sidebars, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Everything Together: A Second Dad Wedding

Benjamin Klas (author) Fian Arroyo (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781947159655

When Jeremiah arrives in Minneapolis to spend the summer with his Dad, everything feels odd. His dad’s fiancé, Michael, has buried the apartment in piles of DIY wedding decorations. His best friend Sage now spends all her time with a new girl as quirky and bright as Sage ever was. Everywhere he goes, Jeremiah feels like the odd one out. Eager for something to get him away from all this, he starts volunteering in an English class for refugees. As the summer goes on, Jeremiah finds community in new places and with unexpected friends. A sequel to Second Dad Summer.

Sports of the Paralympic Games

Aaron Derr (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634407243

The official first Paralympic Games were held in 1960 in Rome with 400 athletes competing from 23 countries. Then in 1976, the first Winter Paralympic Games were held in Sweden. The 2018 Games in PyeongChang were the biggest Winter games ever with over 500 athletes from nearly 50 countries. Like the Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games showcase super strength and stamina both individually and through teamwork.

Pop Flies, Robo-Pets, and Other Disasters

Suzanne Kamata (author) Tracy Nishimura Bishop (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781947159365

Thirteen-year-old Satoshi Matsumoto spent the last three years living in Atlanta where he was the star of his middle-school baseball team—a slugger with pro potential, according to his coach. Now that his father’s work in the US has come to an end, he’s moved back to his hometown in rural Japan. Living abroad has changed him, and now his old friends in Japan are suspicious of his new foreign ways. Even worse, his childhood foe Shintaro, whose dad has ties to gangsters, is in his homeroom. After he joins his new school’s baseball team, Satoshi has a chance to be a hero until he makes a major-league error.

Second Dad Summer

Benjamin Klas (author) Fian Arroyo (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781947159242

Jeremiah wants a normal summer with his dad. But his dad has moved in with his new boyfriend who serves weird organic food and rides a bicycle decorated to look like a unicorn. Jeremiah soon learns being a family comes in many surprising forms.

What is the Forever Foreigner Stereotype?

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901946

Students will learn about the forever foreigner stereotype and discover how it endangers and discriminates against Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in America. This series explores the issues specific to the AAPI community in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Series is written by Virginia Loh-Hagan, a prolific author, advocate, and director of the San Diego State University Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Resource Center. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing,these books were created to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach race issues with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, an activity across books, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

What is the Model Minority Myth?

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901939

Students will learn about the model minority myth and discover how it discriminates against and holds back Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in America. This series explores the issues specific to the AAPI community in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Series is written by Virginia Loh-Hagan, a prolific author, advocate, and director of the San Diego State University Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Resource Center. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing, these books were created to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach race issues with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, an activity across books, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

What is Yellow Peril?

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901960

Students will learn about yellow peril and discover how it endangers lives and leads to racially motivated hate crimes against Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in America. This series explores the issues specific to the AAPI community in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Series is written by Virginia Loh-Hagan, a prolific author, advocate, and director of the San Diego State University Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Resource Center. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing, these books were created to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach race issues with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, an activity across books, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

What is Asian-Black Solidarity?

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901953

Students will learn about Asian-Black solidarity and discover how the cooperation can help dismantle harmful racism in America. This series explores the issues specific to the AAPI community in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Series is written by Virginia Loh-Hagan, a prolific author, advocate, and director of the San Diego State University Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Resource Center. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing, these books were created to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach race issues with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, an activity across books, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

The Harlem Renaissance

Hedreich Nichols, Kelisa Wing (authors)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901885

The music, literature, and culture that came out of the Harlem Renaissance is still celebrated today--and continues to influence art around the world. This book explores the people and places that made the era so important. The Racial Justice in America: Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Black achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, activities created by Wing, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

My Life as a Jew

Fleur Bradley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902011

What are the core teachings and beliefs of Judaism? Readers will learn about one of the world's most widely practiced religions through the lens of two different perspectives and dive deep into important figures, sacred texts, holidays, and commandments. This narrative nonfiction book uses considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and accommodate struggling readers. Includes sidebars that are aligned with the Common Core Standards, a comprehensive timeline, and activity. A table of contents, glossary with simplified definitions and pronunciations, and index are also included.

My Life as a Muslim

Fleur Bradley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902004

What are the core teachings and beliefs of Islam? Readers will learn about one of the world's most widely practiced religions through the lens of two different perspectives and dive deep into important figures, sacred texts, holidays, and commandments. This narrative nonfiction book uses considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and accommodate struggling readers. Includes sidebars that are aligned with the Common Core Standards, a comprehensive timeline, and activity. A table of contents, glossary with simplified definitions and pronunciations, and index are also included.

My Life as a Sikh

Fleur Bradley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902028

What are the core teachings and beliefs of Sikhism? Readers will learn about one of the world's most widely practiced religions through the lens of two different perspectives and dive deep into important figures, sacred texts, holidays, and commandments. This narrative nonfiction book uses considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and accommodate struggling readers. Includes sidebars that are aligned with the Common Core Standards, a comprehensive timeline, and activity. A table of contents, glossary with simplified definitions and pronunciations, and index are also included.

My Life as a Buddhist

Fleur Bradley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901977

What are the core teachings and beliefs of Buddhism? Readers will learn about one of the world's most widely practiced religions through the lens of two different perspectives and dive deep into important figures, sacred texts, holidays, and commandments. This narrative nonfiction book uses considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and accommodate struggling readers. Includes sidebars that are aligned with the Common Core Standards, a comprehensive timeline, and activity. A table of contents, glossary with simplified definitions and pronunciations, and index are also included.

My Life as a Hindu

Fleur Bradley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901991

What are the core teachings and beliefs of Hinduism? Readers will learn about one of the world's most widely practiced religions through the lens of two different perspectives and dive deep into important figures, sacred texts, holidays, and commandments. This narrative nonfiction book uses considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and accommodate struggling readers. Includes sidebars that are aligned with the Common Core Standards, a comprehensive timeline, and activity. A table of contents, glossary with simplified definitions and pronunciations, and index are also included.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901878

Readers will learn more about the history, traditions, and modern achievements of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). From Howard University and homecoming celebrations to all the amazing graduates of HBCUs, students will discover what makes these institutions so special and vital to America. The Racial Justice in America: Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Black achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, activities created by Wing, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

From Black Wall Street to Allensworth

Hedreich Nichols, Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901922

Students will learn more about America's thriving Black communities, from Tulsa's Black Wall Street to Allensworth, California. These towns and neighborhoods are often ignored in discussions on Black America and their success was often met with resistance--often violent resistance. This book illuminates the achievement and culture of these communities, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, activities created by Wing, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

Excellence in the Arts

Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901915

Whether it's poetry, painting, fiction writing, or music, Black men and women have contributed so much to the artistic fabric of America. From David Drake to Beyonce, students will explore some of the infinite ways the art of Black Americans have shaped our understanding of art and culture. The Racial Justice in America: Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Black achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, activities created by Wing, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

Excellence in STEM

Hedreich Nichols, Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901908

Students will learn about some of the inventions and discoveries Black men and women have made in the world of STEM. From Dr. Marie Maynard Daly to Dr. Tai-Danae Bradley, some of the many ways Black people have contributed to our country's science and technology are explored. The Racial Justice in America: Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Black achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, activities created by Wing, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

Do the Work! No Poverty

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901816

Readers will learn about the first UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to ending poverty by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Do the Work! Quality Education

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901847

Readers will learn about the fourth UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to ensuring quality education and learning opportunities for all. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Do the Work! Gender Equality

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901854

Readers will learn about the fifth UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to achieving gender equality by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

6888th Battalion and Military Achievement

Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901892

Black people have fought in every war the United States has been in, even when they weren't able to officially serve. Readers will discover the bravery and achievements of Black soldiers and units--including the storied 6888th battalion of tenacious Black women. The Racial Justice in America: Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Black achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, activities created by Wing, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

American Indian Code Talkers

Julia Garstecki (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680720990

With primary source photos, infographics, timelines, charts and strongly controlled leveled text this title, describes the heroic efforts of the American Indian soldiers known as Code Talkers who served during World Wars I and II.

Langston Hughes: Harlem Renaissance Writer

David H. Anthony (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433397752

Langston Hughes is often thought of as one of the greatest and most influential African American authors. This fascinating and inspiring biography will have readers enthralled by the life of Hughes as they learn how he became known as the voice of the Harlem Renaissance. Featuring lively images, photos, and captivating facts, this book allows readers to gain insight into how the Civil Rights Movement had an effect on Hughes' life and writing as well as important movements in the Harlem Renaissance like jazz, poetry, music, and clubs. The easy-to-read, supportive text works in conjunction with the accessible glossary and index to give readers the tools they may need to better understand the content and vocabulary.