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Juvenile Fiction - Social Themes - Prejudice & Racism
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Author: Marybeth Lorbiecki | Narrator: Alyson Silverman
Release Date: November 20, 2018
"An African American nun challenges the beliefs of her second-grade students in this thought-provoking picture book set in the 1960s."--Publishers Weekly

Sister Anne’s hands are brown, and Anna’s hands are white.
 
It’s the early 1960s, and Anna has never seen a person with dark skin before.
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Author: Cheryl Willis Hudson and Wade Hudson | Narrator: Various, Bahni Turpin and Guy Lockard
Release Date: September 04, 2018
Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators--including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander--share answers to the question, "In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children." in this beautiful, full-color keepsake collection, published in partnership with Just Us Books.
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Author: Jacqueline Woodson | Narrator: Jacqueline Woodson
Release Date: August 28, 2018
Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpré Illustrator Award winner Rafael López have teamed up to create a poignant, yet heartening book about finding courage to connect, even when you feel scared and alone.
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Author: Donna Jo Napoli | Narrator: Christian Rummel
Release Date: June 12, 2018
When Roberto sneaks off to see a movie in his Italian village, he has no idea that life as he knows it is over. German soldiers raid the theater, round up the boys in the audience, and pack them onto a train. After a terrifying journey, Roberto and his best friend Samuele find themselves in a brutal work camp, where food is scarce and horror is everywhere.
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Author: Claire Huchet Bishop | Narrator: Eve Bianco
Release Date: February 20, 2018
A powerful look at an unforgettable era in history

“If we take these children, we can never betray them, no matter what the Nazis do.”

During the German occupation of France, twenty French children were brought to a refuge in the mountains.
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Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Release Date: February 20, 2018
Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

With the depression bearing down on her family, there isn’t much that Cassie Logan can count on anymore.
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Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Release Date: February 13, 2018
Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

Cassie Logan and her brothers have been warned never to go to the Wallace store. 

So they know to expect trouble there.
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Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Release Date: February 13, 2018
A stunning repackage of a companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, with cover art by two-time Caldecott Honor Award winner Kadir Nelson.

It is a frightening and turbulent time for the Logan family.
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ISBN: 9780525595113
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Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Danny Gerard
Release Date: February 13, 2018
Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

A day of conflict and tragedy.

Jeremy Simms watches from the porch of the general store as the weekly bus from Jackson comes through his town.
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Author: Elizabeth Yates | Narrator: Roslyn Ruff
Release Date: February 06, 2018
A Newbery Medal Winner

When Amos Fortune was only fifteen years old, he was captured by slave traders and brought to Massachusetts, where he was sold at auction. Although his freedom had been taken, Amos never lost his dinity and courage.
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Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Andre Montgomery
Release Date: October 10, 2017
Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

For David Logan, a time of distress means taking the higher road. 

During a drought, the Logan family shares their well water with their neighbors, black and white alike.
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Author: Tamara Bundy | Narrator: Catherine Taber
Release Date: July 04, 2017
“A memorable and lovely debut.”--Kirkus Reviews
 
Walking with Miss Millie is full of subtle wisdom. Its ending is satisfying though sobering and there are elements of this story that stay with you long after the last page has been read.
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