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Ada’s Violin written by Susan Hood and illustrated by Sally Comport
All The Way To Havana written by Margarita Engle and illustrated by Mike Curato
Amil and the After written by Veera Hiranandani
Ancestory: The Mystery and Majesty of Cave Art written and illustrated by Hannah Salyer
Animals By The Number: A Book of Animal Infographics written by Steve Jenkins

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B is for Baby written by Atinuke and illustrated by Angela Brooksbank
Be a Good Ancestor written by Leona Prince and Gabrielle Prince and illustrated by Carla Joseph
Beast Rider, written by Tony Johnston and Maria Elena Fontanot de Rhoads
Beatryce Prophecy written by by Kate DiCamillo with illustrations by Sophie Blackall
Berry Song written and illustrated by Michaela Goade
A Big Mooncake for Little Star written and illustrated by Grace Lin
Birrarung Wilam: A Story from Aboriginal Australia written by Aunty Joy Murphy and Andrew Kelly and illustrated by Lisa Kennedy
The Blackbird Girls, written by Anne Blankman
Blue written by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond and illustrated by Daniel Minter
The Blue Book of Nebo written by Manon Steffan Ros
The Book of Dust written by Phillip Pullman
Borders written by Thomas King and illustrated by Natasha Donovan
The Bridge Home written by Padma Venkatraman
Bronze and Sunflower written by Cao Wenxuan and illustrated by Melio So
Brother’s Keeper written by Julie Lee
Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree written by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
Butterfly Yellow written by Thanhhà Lại

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Cane Warriors by Alex Wheatle
The Cardboard Kingdom written and illustrated by Chad Sell
The Casket of Time written by Andri Snær Magnason
The Cat Man of Aleppo written by Irene Latham and Karim Shamsi-Basha and illustrated by Yuko Shimizu
Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and Jun Jo Lee and illustrated by One Man
Child of the Flower Song People: Luz Jiménez, Daughter of the Nahua written by Gloria Amescua and illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh
Children of Blood and Bone written by Tomi Adeyemi
Chirri and Chirra In The Night by Kaya Doi and translated by David Boyd
Cinderella Liberator written by Rebecca Solnit
Corner written and illustrated by ZO-O

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The Disasters written by M. K. England
Dive!: World War II Stories of Sailors and Submarines in the Pacific written by Deborah Hopkinson
Drawn Together written by Minh Lê and illustrated by Dan Santat
Dreamland Burning written by Jennifer Latham

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The Eagle Huntress written by Aisholpan Nurgaiv with Liz Welch
Escape From Aleppo written by N. H. Senzai

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Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley
Frankly In Love written by David Yoon
Freedom Over Me written and illustrated by Ashley Bryan
Freedom Swimmer written by Wai Chim

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The Girl Who Heard The Music written by Marni Fogelson and Mahani Teave and illustrated by Marta Alvarez Miguens

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Hands Up! written by Breanna J. McDaniel and illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Hunting by Stars written by Cherie Dimaline

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I Dream of PoPo written by Livia Blackburne and illustrated by Julia Kuo
I Really Want To See You, Grandma written and illustrated by Taro Gomi
Irena’s Children: A True Story of Courage, Young Reader’s Edition written by Tilar J. Mazzeo

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There have been no books recommened with a title starting with “J”.

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Kapaemahu written by Hinaleimona Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson, and illustrated by Daniel Sousa
The Kingdom Over the Sea written by Zohra Nabi

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A Land of Books written by Duncan Tonatiuh
The Last Cuentista written by Donna Barba Higuera
Luis Paints The World written by Terry Farish and illustrated by Oliver Dominguez
Luli and the Language of Tea written by Andrea Wang and illustrated by Hyewon Yum

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Mary’s Monster written and illustrated by Lila Judge
Merci Suárez Changes Gears written by Meg Medina
Mommy’s Khimar written by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow and illustrated by Ebony Glenn
The Most Beautiful Thing written by Kalia Yang and illustrated by Khoa Le
Moth written by Isabel Thomas and illustrated by Daniel Egnéus
The Mystery of the Monarchs written by Barb Rosenstock and illustrated by Erika Meza

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The New Rooster written and illustrated by Rilla Alexander

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Okinawa written and illustrated by Susumu Higa and translated by Jocelyne Allen

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The Pact written by Amanda West Lewis
The Patron Thief of Bread written by Lindsay Eagar
Pax written by Sara Pennypacker and illustrated by Jon Klassen
The Proudest Blue: A Story Of Hijab and Family written by Ibtihaj Muhammad with S. K. Ali and illustrated by Hatem Aly

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There have been no books recommened with a title starting with “Q”.

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The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! written by Carmen Agra Deedy and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin
Refugee written by Alan Grantz

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Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story written by Caren Stelson
Salt to the Sea written by Ruta Sepetys
Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune written by Pamela S. Turner and illustrated by Gareth Hinds
Santiago’s Road Home written by Alexandra Diaz
Shepherd’s Crown: A Tiffany Aching Adventure written by Terry Pratchett
The Smell of Other People’s Houses written by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
Speak: The Graphic Novel written by Laurie Halse Anderson and illustrated by Emily Carroll
The Stars at Oktober Bend written by Glenda Millard
Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey written by Margriet Ruurs and illustrated by Nizar Badr
Stormy written by Guojing
Sweet Pea Summer by Hazel Mitchell

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The Tale of Rabbit and Coyote written by Tony Johnston and illustrated by Tomie dePaola
They Called Us Enemy written by George Takei, Jusrin Eisinger, Steven Scott and illustrated by Harmony Becker
Time to Fly written by George Ella Lyon and illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman
The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle written by Leslie Connor
The Turnaway Girls written by Hayley Chewins

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Under The Broken Sky written by Mariko Nagai
Unsettled written by Reem Faruqi
Unspeakable written by RCarole Boston Weatherford

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There have been no books recommened with a title starting with “V”.

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Welcome to the Wonder House written by Georgia Heard and Rebecca Kai Dotlich and illustrated by Deborah Freedman
What Elephants Know written by Eric Dinerstein
When Dimple Met Rishi written by Sandhya Menon
When I Grow Up: The Lost Autobiographies of Six Yiddish Teenagers written by Ken Ken Krimstein
Wildoak written by C.C. Harrington and illstrated by Diana Sudyka
Wishes written by Mượn Thị Văn and illustrated by Victo Ngai
The World’s Poorest President Speaks Out illustrated by Gaku Nakagawa
Worm Loves Worm written by J.J. Austrian and illustrated by Mike Curato

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There have been no books recommened with a title starting with “X”.

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Your Heart, My Sky written by Margarita Engle

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There have been no books recommened with a title starting with “Z”.