Children's Reading List

Picture Books

Time to Pray Addasi, Maha
Crouching Tiger Compestine, Ying Chang
I Lost My Tooth in Africa Diakité, Penda
Underground Evans, Shane
Armando and the Blue Tarp School Fine, Edith Hope
The Night of the Moon Khan, Hena
Cora Cooks Pancit Lazo Gilmore, Dorina
The Ugly Vegetables Lin, Grace
Uncle Peter’s Amazing Chinese Wedding Look, Lenore
Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Silent Music: A Story of Baghdad Rumford, James
Jingle Dancer Smith, Cynthia Leitich
Four Feet, Two Sandals Williams, Karen
Nasreen’s Secret School Winter, Jeanette
Benno and the Night of Broken Glass Wiviott, Meg
The Other Side Woodson, Jacqueline
René Has Two Last Names Colato Lainez, René

Chapter Books

Anna Hibiscus Atinuke
Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream Han, Jenny
Return to Sender Alvarez, Julia
Jefferson’s Sons Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker
Sylvia and Aki Conkling, Winifred
Bud, Not Buddy Curtis, Christopher Paul
The Birchbark House Erdrich, Louise
Chickadee Erdrich, Louise
A Diamond in the Desert Fitzmaurice, Kathryn
90 Miles to Havana Flores-Galbis, Enrique
Same Sun Here House, Silas
Inside Out and Back Again Lai, Thanhha
Project MulberryPark, Linda Sue
Rickshaw Girl Perkins, Mitali
Bird in a Box Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Star in the Forest Resau, Laura
Ninth Ward Rhodes, Jewell
Esperanza Rising Ryan, Pam Munoz
Crossing Bok Chitto Tingle, Tim
One Crazy Summer Williams-Garcia, Rita

Non-Fiction

Buffalo Bird Girl: A Hidatsa Story Nelson, S.D.
I, Matthew Henson: Polar Explorer Weatherford, Carole
The Librarian of Basra Winter, Jeanette
Courage Has No Color Stone, Tanya Lee
What Color is my World? How African American Inventors Changed the Way We Live
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem
The House Baba Built: An Artist’s Childhood in China Young, Ed
Remembering Manzanar: Life in a Japanese Relocation Camp Cooper, Michael L.
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Nelson, Kadir