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Books in this category address a wide range of historical and current forms of bigotry, prejudice that is both intentional and systemic and prejudice that is unintentional, but just as hurtful. In some books prejudice is the primary focus of the story; in others it is part of the fabric of the book but not its central theme.
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  Madoulina: A Girl Who Wanted to Go to School
Written by
Joel Bognomo
Madoulina loves school but has to help her mother sell food in the marketplace this schoolyear instead. Her teacher speaks to her mother and makes an arrangement.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 3]
 
  Marian Wright Edelman
Written by
Steve Otfinoski
A biography of the lawyer and social reformer who is known for her work on behalf of children's rights.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
 
  Max the Stubborn Little Wolf
Marie-Odile Judes (Author), Joan Robins (Author), Martine Bourre (Illustrator)
A little wolf dreams of becoming a florist rather than a hunter as his father demands. Papa Wolf cooks up several plans to convince him to change his young mind, but Max cannot be persuaded.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 2]
 
  Milkweed
Written by
Jerry Spinelli
A young Jewish boy wishes to be a Nazi until the day that the Nazis come and take away all of the Jews from Warsaw.
[Grade Level: 5 & Up]
 
  The Misfits
James Howe (Author), Bagram Ibatoulline (Illustrator)
Four best friends are trying to survive the seventh grade as they are teased about their weight, height, intelligence, and sexual orientation/gender expression. These four friends decide to fight back by running for student coucil and creating a platform aimed at wiping out name-calling of all kinds.
[Grade Level: 5 & Up]
 
  The Misfits
James Howe (Author), Bagram Ibatoulline (Illustrator)
Four best friends are trying to survive the seventh grade as they are teased about their weight, height, intelligence, and sexual orientation/gender expression. These four friends decide to fight back by running for student council and creating a platform aimed at wiping out name-calling of all kinds.
[Grade Level: Young Adult]
 
  Molly's Pilgrim/Molly Y Los Peregrinos
Barbara Cohen (Author), Michael J. Deraney (Illustrator)
A story about a young girl who is not accepted by her classmates.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  Mom's Best Friend
Sally Hobart Alexander (Author), George Ancona (Illustrator)
The true story of a woman, her family, and her guide dog.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  Mr. Lincoln's Way
Written and Illustrated by
Patricia Polacco
A story about Mr. Lincoln, the school principal's efforts to get the school bully, to help him attract birds to the school's new atrium.
[Grade Level: K - 6]
 
  My Brother Bernadette
Jaqueline Wilson (Author), David Roberts (Illustrator)
Sara tries to take care of her younger brother when he is teased and called Bernadette at summer camp.
[Grade Level: 2 - 4]
 
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