Category Archives: Diversity Reading Challenge 2015

Traffick – Diversity Reading Challenge, 2015

Title: Traffick (sequel to TRICKS) Author: Ellen Hopkins Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books, November, 2015 Themes: sex trafficking of minors, tricks, homosexuality, homophobia, transphobia, family relationships, romantic relationships, abuse, Las Vegas Genre: Contemporary YA Ages: 14+ Opening: A Poem By Cody Bennet Can’t Find … Continue reading

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The Christmas Coat – Diversity Reading Challenge, 2015

Another selection to continue November’s celebration of Native American Heritage. Title: The Chsitams Coat, Memories of My Sioux Childhood Author: Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve Illustrator: Ellen Beier Publisher: Holiday House, 2011 Themes: Christmas, Native Americans, Sioux, generosity, gifts Ages: 5-8 Awards: American Indian Youth Literature Award … Continue reading

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New Shoes – 2015 Diversity Reading Challenge

Title: New Shoes Written by: Susan Lynn Meyer Illustrated by: Eric Velasquez Published by: Holiday House, 2015 Themes/Topics: Shoes, Segregation, Discrimination,  African American Interest, Human & Civil Rights, Fairness, Justice & Equality, Determination, Genre: Historical fiction Suitable for ages: 5-8 Opening: My cousin Charlotte … Continue reading

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