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Alma and How She Got Her Name by
Call Number: Lower School Library PIC MAR
Publication Date: 2018-04-10
How did Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela end up with such a long name? As Daddy tells the story of her many names, Alma can almost feel herself grow into them.
I Am Every Good Thing by
Call Number: Lower School Library PIC BAR
Publication Date: 2020-09-01
The confident Black narrator of this book is proud of everything that makes him who he is. He's got big plans, and no doubt he'll see them through--as he's creative, adventurous, smart, funny, and a good friend. Sometimes he falls, but he always gets back up. And other times he's afraid, because he's so often misunderstood and called what he is not. So slow down and really look and listen, when somebody tells you--and shows you--who they are. There are superheroes in our midst!
Magnificent Homespun Brown by
Call Number: Lower School Library PIC DOY
Publication Date: 2020-01-07
Joyful young narrators celebrate feeling at home in one's own skin.
The Name Jar by
Call Number: Lower School Library PIC CHO
Publication Date: 2001-07-10
A young Korean girl, Unhei, who is new to her American classroom, tells the class she will choose a name easier for them to pronounce from jar of names. When a classmate visits Unhei's neighborhood and learns her real name's special meaning, the name jar disappears, and Unhei's new friends encourage her to keep her Korean name.
Call Number: Lower School Library PIC HAL
Publication Date: 2015-02-03
Red's factory-applied label clearly says that he's red, but despite the best efforts of his teacher, fellow crayons and art supplies, and family members, he can't seem to do anything right until a new friend offers a fresh perspective.
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by
Call Number: Lower School Library PIC LOV
Publication Date: 2001-08-27
Even when the class bully at her new school makes fun of her, Molly remembers what her grandmother told her and she feels good about herself.
Why Am I Me? by
Call Number: Lower School Library PIC BRI
Publication Date: 2017-08-29
In a poetic, philosophical exchange, two children of different races ask themselves why they are who and what they are, and speculate on how they could be different.