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Morales, Areli

Summary: "In the first picture book written by a DACA dreamer, Areli Morales tells her own powerful and vibrant immigration story of moving from a quiet town in Mexico to the bustling and noisy metropolis of New York City"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Studio 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOR

Rivera, Lilliam

Summary: "Jessica Cruz has done everything right. She's a dedicated student, popular among her classmates, and has a loving family that has done everything they can to give her a better life in the United States. While Jessica is a part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, allowing her to go to school and live in the U.S., her parents are undocumented. Jessica usually worries for her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 RIV

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Lassieur, Allison

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: This encyclopedia offers readers the chance to explore the 63 national parks in the United States and its territories. Alongside photos of the parks, the text highlights each park's history, points of interest, and things to do. Features include glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Encyclopedias, an imprint of Abdo Reference 2023

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Olivas, Michael A

Summary: ""Perchance to DREAM" is a legal and political historical exploration of the DREAM Act and DACA"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.7308 OLI

Bell, Cece

Summary: Starting a new school is scary, even more so with a giant hearing aid strapped to your chest. At her old school, everyone in Cece's class was deaf. Here she is different. She is sure the kids are staring at the Phonic Ear, the powerful aid that will help her hear her teacher. Too bad it also seems certain to repel potential friends. Then Cece makes a startling discovery. With the Phonic Ear she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 BEL

Brown, Monica

Summary: A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights "the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens." Every day, thousands of farmworkers harvested the food that ended up on kitchen tables all over the country. But at the end of the day, when the workers sat down to eat, there were only beans on their own tables. Then Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up. Together they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

Wilson, Misty

Summary: "Debut author Misty Wilson chronicles her seventh-grade experience as the only girl on her town's football team in this empowering graphic memoir about teamwork, friendship, crushes, and touchdowns"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, Harper Alley, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WIL

Lapati, JoAnna

Summary: "Through scratchboard art and quotes from the subject's letters, this picture book biography follows the life of Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, who served in the Union army disguised as a man. Back matter materials include an author's note, two glossaries, recommended reading, a timeline of events, and additional historical information"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WAK

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Buckley, James

Summary: "While most athletes excel in just one sport, Jim Thorpe was different. Born in Oklahoma in 1887, he played both professional football and baseball, and ran track and field. Jim was not only a sports icon but also a trailblazer. Raised as part of the Sac and Fox tribal nation, he was the first Native American person to win an Olympic gold medal for the United States. And although his personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2023

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Reynoso, Naibe

Summary: Brief biographies in rhyme of 11 notable Latinos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Con Todo Press 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 REY
Call number: J SPANISH 920 REY

Taffa, Deborah Jackson

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Whiskey Tender is a memoir of family and survival, coming-of-age on and off the reservation, and the frictions between being raised to strive towards the American dream while also coming into an understanding of how the narratives of the Quechan Nation and Laguna Pueblo heritages have been excluded from the central mythologies and structures of America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2024

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Bailey, Katharine

Summary: Radisson and des Groseilliers were French explorers and fur traders. Their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson Bay Company, Canada's oldest corporation and one of the oldest merchant companies in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971.01 BAI

Long, Michael G.

Summary: "This powerful and triumphant picture book biography tells the story of Bayard Rustin, an openly gay civils rights leader, who, with the support of Dr. King and future congressman John Lewis, led 250,000 people to the doorstep of the U.S. government demanding change"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 RUS

Engle, Margarita

Summary: "Cuando visitamos a abuelo, lo ayudo a vender frutas, pregonando los nombres de cada una mientras caminamos: nuestros pasos repican como tambores, nuestras manos, cual maracas, agitan las brillantes siluetas de las frutas mientras cantamos...con ritmo 'Mango limón coco melón naranja toronja plátano piña' ...Vivo lejos de abuelo, pero podemos cantar rimas de ida y vuelta entre nuestros dos...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, un sello editorial de la División Infantil de Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH ENG

Myer, Sarah

Summary: "Sarah has always struggled to fit in. Born in South Korea and adopted at birth by a white couple, she grows up in a rural community with few Asian neighbors. People whisper in the supermarket. Classmates bully her. She has trouble containing her anger in these moments--but through it all, she has her art. She's always been a compulsive drawer, and when she discovers anime, her hobby becomes an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 MYE

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: A true story of determination and groundbreaking achievement follows eighth grade African American spelling champion MacNolia Cox, who left Akron, Ohio, in 1936 to compete in the prestigious National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., only to be met with prejudice and discrimination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 COX

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 921 COX

Ogle, Rex

Summary: "This final, essential chapter in Rex Ogle's memoir trilogy recounts being forced from his home and living on the streets after his father discovered he was gay. When Rex was outed the summer after he graduated high school, his father gave him a choice: he could stay at home, find a girlfriend, and attend church twice a week, or he could be gay--and leave. Rex left, driving toward the only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton Young Readers, an Imprint of W. W. Norton & Company 2024

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Gerster, Michelle

Summary: "A poignant bilingual YA graphic memoir about a teenage girl's harrowing experience crossing the Mexico-US border. This compelling young adult graphic memoir tells the story of Gricelda, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl who crosses the border into America with her mother and younger brother in search of a better life. Their treacherous journey is filled with both heartbreak and hope. Will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH GER

Iftin, Abdi Nor

Summary: Adapted from the adult memoir, an intimate portrait of modern immigration describes how the author's family was forced by war to leave their home in Somalia before he received an opportunity to win the annual U.S. visa lottery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ember 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 IFT

Abramson, Ann

Summary: Looks closely at Anne Frank's life before the secret annex, what life was like in hiding from the Nazis, and the legacy of her diary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2007

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Sarnowski, Claire

Summary: "The true story of a young girl and a Holocaust survivor whose friendship led to a significant change in their community and beyond"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SAR

Harris, Duchess.

Summary: John Lewis is an influential African American politician who played a key role in the civil rights movement. He raised awareness of racial discrimination and violence in the 1960s. This book explores Lewis's activism and political career. Includes infographics and glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LEWIS HAR

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