Diversity in Books: Ages 6-10
James Dashner returns to the New York Times bestselling series!
When the American government forces the Cherokee Nation westward, their journey becomes known as the Trail of Tears.
Ash escaped The Savage Fortress...but can he survive The City of Death?Meet Ash Mistry: eighth grader, pretty good video gamer, guy with a massive crush on the beautiful Gemma...Oh, and the Eternal Warrior of the death goddess Kali.Just when Ash has settled back into his everyday London life, his friend Parvati arrive
In June of 2002, a very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya. An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people. A gift is about to be bestowed on the American men, women, and children, and he is there to accept it.
Naomi Soledad Leon Outlaw has had a lot to contend with in her young life, her name for one. Then there are her clothes (sewn in polyester by Gram), her difficulty speaking up, and her status at school as "nobody special." But according to Gram, most problems can be overcome with positive thinking.
Joseph Bruchac's Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux.
No matter how hard he tries, Walnut doesn't see as well as others do. So when he and the other boys of his tribe must prove they're ready to be adults by the accuracy of their arrow shooting, Walnut's worried. With practiced use of his other senses, Walnut earns the respect of his people, as well as his adult
It's the summer of 1939. Two Jewish sisters from Vienna — 12-year-old Stephie Steiner and 8-year-old Nellie — are sent to Sweden to escape the Nazis. They expect to stay there six months, until their parents can flee to Amsterdam; then all four will go to America.