Recommended for ages 0-5. The true story of Chinese American film star Anna May Wong, whose trail-blazing career in Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s broke new ground for future generations of Asian American actors.

Recommended for ages 0-5. The true story of Chinese American film star Anna May Wong, whose trail-blazing career in Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s broke new ground for future generations of Asian American actors.

Ages 4 and up - In a rap-style prose poem, expressively illustrated in colored pencil, a racially mixed group of children enjoying a sunny day at the playground discovers the virtues of racial diversity and, at the same time, the basic identity of all human beings.

Ages 4 and up - In a rap-style prose poem, expressively illustrated in colored pencil, a racially mixed group of children enjoying a sunny day at the playground discovers the virtues of racial diversity and, at the same time, the basic identity of all human beings.

Our Senior Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, models an author study unit for teachers to introduce and explore the life and children’s works of the 21st U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herr…

Our Senior Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, models an author study unit for teachers to introduce and explore the life and children’s works of the 21st U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herr…

Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story (non-fcition) - In 1940, five-year-old Hiroki Sugihara, the eldest son of the Japanese consul to Lithuania, saw from the consulate window hundreds of Jewish refugees from Poland. They had come to Hiroki's father with a desperate reques: Could consul Sugihara write visas for them to escape the Nazi threat?

Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story (non-fcition) - In 1940, five-year-old Hiroki Sugihara, the eldest son of the Japanese consul to Lithuania, saw from the consulate window hundreds of Jewish refugees from Poland. They had come to Hiroki's father with a desperate reques: Could consul Sugihara write visas for them to escape the Nazi threat?

Konos Eyes/Ears Unit  Book review: Author recalls how blind, deaf woman touched the world

Konos Eyes/Ears Unit Book review: Author recalls how blind, deaf woman touched the world

Ages 8 and up- One day in 1914 when Soichiro Honda was seven years old, an astonishing, moving dust cloud appeared in his small Japanese town. The cause was a leaky, noisy automobile—the first the boy had ever seen. At that moment...

Ages 8 and up- One day in 1914 when Soichiro Honda was seven years old, an astonishing, moving dust cloud appeared in his small Japanese town. The cause was a leaky, noisy automobile—the first the boy had ever seen. At that moment...

Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story by Paula Yoo, illustrated by Dom Lee. In 1932, twelve-year-old Sammy Lee watched enviously as divers catapulted into the public swimming pool. Sammy desperately wanted to try diving himself, but the Korean American boy — like any person of color — was only allowed to use the pool one day a week. In 1948 Dr. Sammy Lee dove into Olympic history, becoming the first Asian American to win an Olympic gold medal.

Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story by Paula Yoo, illustrated by Dom Lee. In 1932, twelve-year-old Sammy Lee watched enviously as divers catapulted into the public swimming pool. Sammy desperately wanted to try diving himself, but the Korean American boy — like any person of color — was only allowed to use the pool one day a week. In 1948 Dr. Sammy Lee dove into Olympic history, becoming the first Asian American to win an Olympic gold medal.

Imani's Moon by Janay Brown-Wood,http://www.amazon.com/dp/1934133574/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_cAzntb0T59XFK02B

Imani's Moon by Janay Brown-Wood,http://www.amazon.com/dp/1934133574/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_cAzntb0T59XFK02B

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