Celebrate Independence Day with the Immigrant and Indigenous Voices that Make America Great

American Anthem: A Song of Our Nation By Gene Scheer, Fahmida Azim (Illustrator), Elizabeth Baddeley (Illustrator), Matt Faulkner (Illustrator), Michelle Lee (Illustrator), Rafael López (Illustrator), Veronica Miller Jamison (Illustrator), Christine Almeda (Illustrator), Edel Rodriguez (Illustrator), James McMullan (Illustrator), Laura McGee Kvasnosky (Illustrator), Kate Harvey McGee (Illustrator), London Ladd (Illustrator), Jacqueline Alcántara (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gene Scheer, Fahmida Azim (Illustrator), Elizabeth Baddeley (Illustrator), Matt Faulkner (Illustrator), Michelle Lee (Illustrator), Rafael López (Illustrator), Veronica Miller Jamison (Illustrator), Christine Almeda (Illustrator), Edel Rodriguez (Illustrator), James McMullan (Illustrator), Laura McGee Kvasnosky (Illustrator), Kate Harvey McGee (Illustrator), London Ladd (Illustrator), Jacqueline Alcántara (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593465547
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Philomel Books - June 29th, 2021

Based on the song that President Joe Biden quoted in his inaugural address, this picture book celebrates the beauty and diversity of this country and the legacies on which we build our future.


Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen By Jose Antonio Vargas Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062851345
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Published: Dey Street Books - September 3rd, 2019

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“This riveting, courageous memoir ought to be mandatory reading for every American.”  Michelle Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of The New Jim Crow


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Red, White, and Whole By Rajani LaRocca Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063047426
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 2nd, 2021

Newbery Honor Book! A heartbreakingly hopeful novel in verse about an Indian American girl whose life is turned upside down when her mother is diagnosed with leukemia.


I Is for Immigrants By Selina Alko, Selina Alko (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Selina Alko, Selina Alko (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250237866
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - June 15th, 2021

This alphabet picture book companion to the popular B Is for Brooklyn weaves together a multitude of immigrant experiences in a concise, joyful package. For readers of Dreamers by Yuyi Morales.


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The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir By Thi Bui Cover Image
By Thi Bui
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419718786
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - April 17th, 2018

National bestseller
2017 National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Finalist
ABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 Selection
Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2017 Selection
ALA 2018 Notable Books Selection

An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui
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Refugee By Alan Gratz Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545880831
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 25th, 2017

A tour de force from acclaimed author Alan Gratz (Prisoner B-3087), this timely -- and timeless -- novel tells the powerful story of three different children seeking refuge.

A New York Times bestseller!JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany.


Measuring Up By Lily LaMotte, Ann Xu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lily LaMotte, Ann Xu (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062973863
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Published: HarperAlley - October 27th, 2020

An ALA Top 10 Graphic Novel of 2021 · A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection · Fall 2020 Kids Indie Next List · Featured in Today Show’s AAPI Heritage Month List · Amazon Best Books November Selection · Cybils Awards Finalist · An NBC AAPI Selection · Featured in Parents Magazine Book Nook October issue · A CBC Hot off the Press October Selection


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Other Words for Home By Jasmine Warga Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062747815
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 6th, 2021

New York Times bestseller and Newbery Honor Book!

A gorgeously written, hopeful middle grade novel in verse about a young girl who must leave Syria to move to the United States, perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Aisha Saeed.


Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir By Robin Ha, Robin Ha (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Robin Ha, Robin Ha (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062685094
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Balzer + Bray - January 28th, 2020

Harvey Award Nominee, Best Children or Young Adult Book 

A powerful and moving teen graphic novel memoir about immigration, belonging, and how arts can save a life—perfect for fans of American Born Chinese and Hey, Kiddo


Wishes By Muon Thi Van, Victo Ngai (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Muon Thi Van, Victo Ngai (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338305890
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Published: Orchard Books - May 4th, 2021

An arresting, poetic journey and a moving reflection on immigration, family, and home, from an acclaimed creative team.

Wishes tells the powerful, honest story about one Vietnamese family's search for a new home on the other side of the world, and the long-lasting and powerful impact that makes on one of the youngest members of the family.


Illegal By Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin, Giovanni Rigano (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781492665823
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - August 7th, 2018

A powerfully moving, award-winning graphic novel that explores the current plight of undocumented immigrants from New York Times bestselling author Eoin Colfer and the team behind the Artemis Fowl graphic novels. How can a human being be illegal for simply existing?


Pie in the Sky By Remy Lai, Remy Lai (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Remy Lai, Remy Lai (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250314109
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks - May 14th, 2019

A poignant, laugh-out-loud illustrated middle-grade novel about an eleven-year-old boy's immigration experience, his annoying little brother, and their cake-baking hijinks! Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang!

A Parents Magazine Best Kids Book of the Year!
A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year!
An NPR Best Book of the Year!


An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States for Young People (ReVisioning History for Young People #2) By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Jean Mendoza (Adapted by), Debbie Reese (Adapted by) Cover Image
By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Jean Mendoza (Adapted by), Debbie Reese (Adapted by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780807049396
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Published: Beacon Press - July 23rd, 2019

2020 American Indian Youth Literature Young Adult Honor Book

2020 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People,selected by National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children’s Book Council


An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #3) By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807057834
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Published: Beacon Press - August 11th, 2015

New York Times Bestseller

Now part of the HBO docuseries "Exterminate All the Brutes," written and directed by Raoul Peck


Recipient of the American Book Award

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples

 


Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! (City Lights/Sister Spit) By Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780872866836
Availability: Available to Order
Published: City Lights Books - April 7th, 2015

The New York Times Bestseller

"This is The Most Inspiring Children's Book We've Ever Seen."--Refinery29.com


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World By Elena Favilli Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781733329293
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Published: Rebel Girls - October 13th, 2020

A 2021 NATIONAL PARENTING PRODUCT AWARDS WINNER!

The third installment in the New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, featuring 100 immigrant women who have shaped, and will continue to shape, our world.


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World is the third book in the New York Ti


The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration By Isabel Wilkerson Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780679763888
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Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this beautifully written masterwork, the Pulitzer Prize–winnner and bestselling author of Caste chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a


The Devil's Highway: A True Story By Luis Alberto Urrea Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316010801
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 19th, 2005

From a Pulitzer Prize finalist, "the single most compelling, lucid, and lyrical contemporary account of the absurdity of U.S. border policy" (The Atlantic).


The Undocumented Americans By Karla Cornejo Villavicencio Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399592683
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Published: One World - March 24th, 2020

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • One of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans in this deeply personal and groundbreaking portrait of a nation.


Come on in: 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home By Adi Alsaid, Varsha Bajaj, Maria E. Andreu Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781335146496
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Published: Inkyard Press - October 13th, 2020

This exceptional and powerful anthology explores the joys, heartbreaks and triumphs of immigration, with stories by critically acclaimed and bestselling YA authors who are shaped by the journeys they and their families have taken from home--and to find home.

WELCOME


The Arrival By Shaun Tan, Shaun Tan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shaun Tan, Shaun Tan (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9780439895293
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - October 1st, 2007

A truly remarkable work of art that is already one of the most talked-about books of the season.

"Tan's lovingly laid out and masterfully rendered tale about the immigrant experience is a documentary magically told." -- Art Spiegelman, author of Maus"An absolute wonder." -- Marjane Satrapi, author of Persepolis"A magical river of strangers and their stories!" -- Craig Tho


The Making of Asian America: A History By Erika Lee Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781476739410
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 16th, 2016

A “comprehensive…fascinating” (The New York Times Book Review) history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, by one of the nation’s preeminent scholars on the subject, with a new afterword about the recent hate crimes against Asian Americans.

In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the f


Where Are You From? By Yamile Saied Méndez, Jaime Kim (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Yamile Saied Méndez, Jaime Kim (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062839930
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Published: HarperCollins - June 4th, 2019

This resonant and award-winning picture book tells the story of one girl who constantly gets asked a simple question that doesn’t have a simple answer. A great conversation starter in the home or classroom—a book to share, in the spirit of I Am Enough by Grace Byers and Keturah A. Bobo.


American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures By America Ferrera Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501180927
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Published: Gallery Books - September 3rd, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes a vibrant and varied collection of first-person accounts from prominent figures about the experience of growing up between cultures.

America Ferrera has always felt wholly American, and yet, her identity is inextricably linked to her parents’ homeland


Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids By Cynthia L. Smith Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062869944
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Published: Heartdrum - February 9th, 2021

Edited by award-winning and bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith, this collection of intersecting stories by both new and veteran Native writers bursts with hope, joy, resilience, the strength of community, and Native pride.

Native families from Nations across the continent gather at the Dance for Mother Earth Powwow in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


We Are Water Protectors By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250203557
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020

Winner of the 2021 Caldecott Medal
#1 New York Times Bestseller

Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, We Are Water Protectors issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water from harm and corruption
a bold and lyrical picture book written by Carole Lindstrom and vibrantly illustrated by Michaela Goade.


Healer of the Water Monster By Brian Young Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062990402
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Published: Heartdrum - May 11th, 2021

American Indian Youth Literature Award Winner: Best Middle Grade Book! Brian Young’s powerful debut novel tells of a seemingly ordinary Navajo boy who must save the life of a Water Monster—and comes to realize he’s a hero at heart.


Jo Jo Makoons: The Used-to-Be Best Friend By Dawn Quigley, Tara Audibert (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dawn Quigley, Tara Audibert (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780063015388
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Published: Heartdrum - May 11th, 2021

American Indian Youth Literature Award: Middle Grade Honor Book! Hello/Boozhoo—meet Jo Jo Makoons! Full of pride, joy, and plenty of humor, this first book in an all-new chapter book series by Dawn Quigley celebrates a spunky young Ojibwe girl who loves who she is.


Prairie Lotus By Linda Sue Park Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328781505
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Published: Clarion Books - March 3rd, 2020

Prairie Lotus is a powerful, touching, multilayered novel about a girl determined to fit in and realize her dreams: getting an education, becoming a dressmaker in her father’s shop, and making at least one friend.


The Only Good Indians: A Novel By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982136468
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - January 26th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From USA TODAY bestselling author Stephen Graham Jones comes a “masterpiece” (Locus Magazine) of a novel about revenge, cultural identity, and the cost of breaking from tradition.


Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist By Julie Leung, Chris Sasaki (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Leung, Chris Sasaki (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524771874
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 24th, 2019

Winner of the American Library Association's 2021 Asian/Pacific American Award for Best Picture Book!
 
An inspiring picture-book biography of animator Tyrus Wong, the Chinese American immigrant responsible for bringing Disney's Bambi to life.


We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623541927
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Published: Charlesbridge - April 20th, 2021

A 2022 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Book
A 2022 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Twelve Native American kids present historical and contemporary laws, policies, struggles, and victories in Native life, each with a powerful refrain: We are still here!


Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story By Kevin Noble Maillard, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626727465
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019

Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner

“A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff.” —The New York Times Book Review


Redbone: The True Story of a Native American Rock Band By Christian Staebler, Sonia Paoloni, Thibault Balahy (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781684057146
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Published: IDW Publishing - October 27th, 2020

Experience the riveting, powerful story of the Native American civil rights movement and the resulting struggle for identity told through the high-flying career of West Coast rock 'n' roll pioneers Redbone.


The Magic Fish: (A Graphic Novel) By Trung Le Nguyen Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984851598
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Published: Random House Graphic - October 13th, 2020

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by New York Public Library • Kirkus Reviews • Booklist • Publishers Weekly


American Immigration: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) By David A. Gerber Cover Image
$11.95
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ISBN: 9780197542422
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - March 29th, 2021

An updated, penetrating, and balanced analysis of one of the most contentious issues in America today, offering a historically informed portrait of immigration.


We Are La Cocina: Recipes in Pursuit of the American Dream (Global Cooking, International Cookbook, Immigrant Cookbook) By Caleb Zigas, Leticia Landa, Isabel Allende (Foreword by), Eric Wolfinger (Photographs by), Yewande Komolafe (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Caleb Zigas, Leticia Landa, Isabel Allende (Foreword by), Eric Wolfinger (Photographs by), Yewande Komolafe (Contributions by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781452167862
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Chronicle Books - June 4th, 2019

Finalist for the 2020 IACP Award for Best Cookbook, Food Issues & Matters

Recipes and stories from more than 50 successful La Cocina entrepreneurs


This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant's Manifesto By Suketu Mehta Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250619495
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Published: Picador - August 4th, 2020

A 2019 NPR Staff Pick

A timely argument for why the United States and the West would benefit from accepting more immigrants


The True West: Real Stories about Black Cowboys, Women Sharpshooters, Native American Rodeo Stars, Pioneering Vaqueros, and the Unsun By Wiliam Luong (Illustrator), Mifflin Lowe Cover Image
By Wiliam Luong (Illustrator), Mifflin Lowe
$19.99
ISBN: 9781733633512
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Bushel & Peck Books - June 2nd, 2020

A 2021 Notable Social Studies Trade Book from the Children's Book Council and National Council for the Social Studies

Especially and unreservedly recommended for family, elementary school, middle school, and community library American History collections for young readers.--Midwest Book Review


The Sea-Ringed World: Sacred Stories of the Americas By Maria Garcia Esperon, Amanda Mijangos (Illustrator), David Bowles (Translated by) Cover Image
By Maria Garcia Esperon, Amanda Mijangos (Illustrator), David Bowles (Translated by)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781646140152
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Published: Levine Querido - February 23rd, 2021

Batchelder Award Honor Book
School Library Journal Best of the Year
Kirkus Best of the Year
Booklist Editors' Choice
Evanston Public Library's 101 Great Books for Kids
Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best
ABC Group Best Books for Young Readers


"Hypnotizing...Provocative...Disarming"—The New York Times


Indian Shoes By Cynthia L. Smith, MaryBeth Timothy (Illustrator) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780064421485
Availability: Backordered - No Estimated Arrival Date
Published: Heartdrum - February 9th, 2021

The beloved chapter book by New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith about the love and adventures shared by a Cherokee-Seminole boy and his Grampa now has brand-new illustrations! A perfect pick for new readers.


Walk Two Moons By Sharon Creech Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780064405171
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Published: HarperCollins - June 18th, 2019

In her own singularly beautiful style, Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech intricately weaves together two tales, one funny, one bittersweet, to create a heartwarming, compelling, and utterly moving story of love, loss, and the complexity of human emotion.