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  Friends from the Other Side/Amigas del Otro Algo
Written by
Gloria Anzaldua
Having crossed the Rio Grande into Texas with his mother in search of a new life, Joaquin receives help and friendship from Prietita, a brave young Mexican American girl.
[Grade Level: 2 - 4]
 
  The Friendship
Max Ginsburg (Illustrator), Mildred D. Taylor (Author)
Children learn dignity and pride in the face of racism.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
 
  From the Bellybutton of the Moon and Other Summer Poems/Del ombligo de la luna y otros poemas de veramo
Francisco X. Alarcón (Author), Maya Christina Gonzalez (Illustrator)
A collection of twenty-two bilingual poems inspired by the author's recollections of childhood summers in Mexico.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun
Written by
Jacqueline Woodson
Melanin Sun's mother, an African-American woman, tells him that she is in love with a white woman. Melanin feels confused and upset as he tries to understand issues about sexuality, racial identity and love.
[Grade Level: 6 & Up]
 
  From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun
Written by
Jacqueline Woodson
Melanin Sun's mother, an African-American woman, tells him that she is in love with a white woman. Melanin feels confused and upset as he tries to understand issues about sexuality, racial identity and love.
[Grade Level: Young Adult]
 
  Gandhi
Written and Illustrated by
Demi
 
  Gathering the Sun: An Alphabet in Spanish and English
Alma Flor Ada (Author), Simon Silva (Illustrator)
The letters of the alphabet are presented through English and Spanish poetry.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  The Generous Jefferson Bartleby Jones
Forman Brown (Author), Leslie Trawin (Illustrator)
A young boy shares his family with friends.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
  Get Set! Swim!
Jeannine Atkins (Author), Hector Viveros Lee (Illustrator)
As the bus passes by the extravagant homes in the rival school's neighborhood, Jessenia doubts her abilities, wondering how she and her team can compete against the girls who live in these houses. When this young Puerto Rican-American girl competes in her first swim, her confidence increases with her first victory as her parents proudly watch.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 3]
 
  Gettin' Through Thursday
Nneka Bennett (Illustrator), Melrose Cooper (Author)
Andre dreads Thursdays. Thursday is the day before Mama gets paid at work each week - and the day when money is tight and spirits are low for Andre and his older brother and sister. As report card day approaches, Andre is excited because he anticipates making the honor roll, and Mama has promised a royal party for just such an event. But to Andre's dismay, report card day falls on a Thursday. This is a tale of how, despite limited means, a single mother and her children find a creative way to celebrate a son's achievement.
[Grade Level: 2 - 6]
 
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