Summer Stride 2020
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Check out this slideshow for all the 6-8 recommended books with links to ebooks and audiobooks.
June 1 - August 16, 2020
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A High Five for Glenn Burke
Sixth-grader Silas begins the process of slowly "coming out" when he does a report in class on Glenn Burke, a gay major league baseball player from the 1970s who is credited with inventing the "high five".
The Moon Within
Celi explores her changing body and her best friend's gender fluidity through the lens of her Mexica-Black-Puerto Rican family.
Some Places More Than Others
Oregonian Amara explores family history with her father on her first trip to Harlem for her 12th birthday.
When You Trap a Tiger
A touching story about Korean folktales, three generations of women, and one magical tiger.
The Okay Witch
Moth is coming into her powers as a witch (along with her talking cat familiar), while also learning about her mother’s past and finding out that what you learn in history books may not always be the truth.
Deep and Dark Blue
Twins Hawke and Grayson flee to an all-female magical order and take on new identities as females Hanna and Grace… an experience during which one of twins ends up feeling that this new identity is actually her true identity.
Go With the Flow
Have you ever thought that there should be free menstrual products in the bathrooms at school? After an embarrassing event at school, four girls find their voices and get loud.
Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of the “Children’s Ship”
The tragic story of a ship of European children, crew and caretakers that were sent to Canada for safety during World War II, but instead of finding security are torpedoed by a German submarine.
Strong Voices : Fifteen American Speeches Worth Knowing
Can you name a famous speech in U.S. history that was not given by a president? This collection of important speeches from a wide variety of different voices like Patrick Henry, Sojourner Truth, and Hillary Rodham Clinton, also offers commentary which firmly places them in their historical context.
Almost American Girl : An Illustrated Memoir
As if an unexpected move from South Korea to Alabama isn't enough, Chuna's mother is remarrying, she has to attend a new school, learn a new language, and survive all of this without access to her old comics… How do you think she will manage?
Follow the Dragons, a high school varsity basketball team, while they work their way to a championship, as written by a sports-averse artist shadowing the squad.
The Boy Who Became a Dragon: A Bruce Lee Story
Did you know that Bruce Lee was born in San Francisco? Learn about how the infamous martial artist, actor, and philosopher became *the* Bruce Lee, rising to international fame before his death at the age of 32.
Había una vez: mexicanas que hicieron historia
Descubre las historias triunfadoras de estas mujeres mexicanas que lograron abrirse el paso y alcanzar lo imposible. Las historias de estas mujeres son una inspiración para chicas de hoy en día.
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