Goin' Someplace Special

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Patricia C. McKissack
Illustrator(s):
Jerry Pinkney
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Atheneum Books
ISBN:
978-0689818851
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

In segregated 1950's Nashville, a young African-American girl experiences a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town, the public library.

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Hello, Universe

Erin Entrada Kelly

A disaster leads Kaori, Gen, and Valencia on an epic quest to find missing Virgil. Through luck, smarts, bravery, and a little help from the universe, a rescue is performed, bullying behavior is put in its place, and friendship blooms.

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