Heroes

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Ken Mochizuki
Illustrator(s):
Dom Lee
Age Group:
6-11
Publisher:
Lee & Low Books, Inc.
ISBN:
978-1880000168
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

A Japanese-American boy's playmates insist that he always play the "bad guy" in their war games until the boy's father and uncle intervene by showing up at the playground in their WW II uniforms.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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