Special Topics and Celebrations

Ghost Boys - Juvenile Book Club Kit

After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till.

This title is part of the Advancing Racial Equity Collection.

Ghost Boys - Juvenile Book Club Kit

Jewell Parker Rhodes.
Juvenile Book Club Kit

After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till.



This title is part of the Advancing Racial Equity Collection.


Juvenile Book Club Kits

New Kid - Juvenile Book Club Kit

A timely, honest graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real.

This title is part of the Advancing Racial Equity Collection.

New Kid - Juvenile Book Club Kit

Jerry Craft
Juvenile Book Club Kit

A timely, honest graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real.



This title is part of the Advancing Racial Equity Collection.


Juvenile Book Club Kits

This Book is Anti-racist - Juvenile Book Club Kit

In 20 carefully laid out chapters, a primer on anti-racism teaches readers about identities, histories and the origins of racism as well as ways to identify and take action against racism, within ourselves and society.

This title is part of the Advancing Racial Equity Collection.

This Book is Anti-racist  - Juvenile Book Club Kit

Tiffany Jewell
Juvenile Book Club Kit

In 20 carefully laid out chapters, a primer on anti-racism teaches readers about identities, histories and the origins of racism as well as ways to identify and take action against racism, within ourselves and society.



This title is part of the Advancing Racial Equity Collection.


Juvenile Book Club Kits

Let’s Talk About Race - Juvenile Book Club Kit

The author introduces the concept of race as only one component in an individual's or nation's "story."

This title is part of the Advancing Racial Equity Collection.

Let’s Talk About Race - Juvenile Book Club Kit

Karen Barbour
Juvenile Book Club Kit

The author introduces the concept of race as only one component in an individual's or nation's "story."



This title is part of the Advancing Racial Equity Collection.


Juvenile Book Club Kits

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy - Juvenile Book Club Kit

A fresh perspective of young men of color depicting thirteen views of everyday life: young boys dressed in their Sunday best, running to catch a bus, and growing up to be teachers, and much more.

This title is part of the Advancing Racial Equity Collection.

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy - Juvenile Book Club Kit

Tony Medina
J 811 Med

A fresh perspective of young men of color depicting thirteen views of everyday life: young boys dressed in their Sunday best, running to catch a bus, and growing up to be teachers, and much more.



This title is part of the Advancing Racial Equity Collection.


Juvenile Book Club Kits

Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness

People of Color are eager for White people to deal with their racial ignorance. White people are desperate for an affirmative role in racial justice. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Juvenile Book Club Kits

Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness

Anastasia Higginbotham
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 305.8 Hig)
Series: Ordinary terrible things

People of Color are eager for White people to deal with their racial ignorance. White people are desperate for an affirmative role in racial justice. Recommended for ages 9-12.



Juvenile Book Club Kits


Advancing Racial Equity

Elections: Why They Matter to You

Elections are part of the foundation of our democracy. Readers learn how elections work, whether it's voting on local rules or electing the President of the United States. The book also highlights why voting is so very important and how kids can become involved, even when they're still years from casting their first vote

Elections: Why They Matter to You

John Son
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 324.6 Son)

Elections are part of the foundation of our democracy. Readers learn how elections work, whether it's voting on local rules or electing the President of the United States. The book also highlights why voting is so very important and how kids can become involved, even when they're still years from casting their first vote


All About Voting!

The Voting Rights Act of 1965: An Interactive History Adventure

In this Choose Your Own Adventure book, the reader explores the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, including the struggles minorities had in achieving the right to vote, enforcement of the law, and the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s"

The Voting Rights Act of 1965: An Interactive History Adventure

Michael Burgan
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 324.62 Bur)

In this Choose Your Own Adventure book, the reader explores the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, including the struggles minorities had in achieving the right to vote, enforcement of the law, and the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s"


All About Voting!

You Call This Democracy? How to Fix Our Government and Deliver Power to the People

America is the greatest democracy in the world...isn't it? Author Elizabeth Rusch examines some of the more problematic aspects of our government but, more importantly, offers ways for young people to fix them

You Call This Democracy? How to Fix Our Government and Deliver Power to the People

Elizabeth Rusch
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 320.973 Rus)

America is the greatest democracy in the world...isn't it? Author Elizabeth Rusch examines some of the more problematic aspects of our government but, more importantly, offers ways for young people to fix them


All About Voting!

The Voice That Won the Vote: How One Woman’s Words Made History

Women's suffrage in America came down to a single voter in Tennessee who voted yes because of a letter his mother had written, urging "Vote for suffrage and don't forget to be a good boy." This is the story of the letter than gave all American women a voice

The Voice That Won the Vote: How One Woman’s Words Made History

Elisa Boxer
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 324.623 Box)

Women's suffrage in America came down to a single voter in Tennessee who voted yes because of a letter his mother had written, urging "Vote for suffrage and don't forget to be a good boy." This is the story of the letter than gave all American women a voice


All About Voting!

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