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"From the Guide: Cultural Diversity in Middle-Grade Fiction," July/August 2014 Horn Book Magazine

I Lived on Butterfly Hill by Marjorie Agosín is the winner of the 2015 Pura Belpré (Author) Award honoring Latino authors whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience.

Middle Grade and YA books with Latina/o characters and authors. #latina #reading

Middle Grade and YA books with Latina/o characters and authors.

An historical fiction children's book about coming of age of Miguel; good for classrooms and homeschool. Read the full review on litkidz.com

and now Miguel by Joseph Krumgold. This book won the 1954 Newbery Medal.

Time for a little "Best of 2016" series! The 15 Best Multicultural Middle Grade Novels of 2016, featuring children of African, Asian and Hispanic heritage

The 15 Best Multicultural Middle Grade Novels of featuring children of African, Asian and Hispanic heritage

Me in the Middle, written by Ana Maria Machado and illustrated by Caroline Merola. One day Isabel finds a box in her mother's closet and, inside, a photograph of a girl dressed in old-fashioned clothes. Ten-year-old Bel is enchanted to discover that the girl is her great-grandmother Beatrice, her Bisa Bea, and that she and her great-grandmother look very much alike.

Me in the Middle

A wonderful Brazilian children's book in translation, "Me in the Middle"

"From the Guide: First-Day-of-School Picture Books," September/October 2016 Horn Book Magazine

The first day of school is a momentous event, one often anticipated with a mix of worry and excitement. School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex, illustrated by Christian Robinson, is one of our

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith http://www.amazon.com/dp/0525426035/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_fjvAub10G3RFS

GRASSHOPPER JUNGLE by Andrew Smith This is not your everyday novel of the apocalypse, though it has the essential elements: a (dead) mad scientist, a fabulous underground bunker, voracious giant praying mantises and gobs of messy violence

Books and Activities for Elementary School to Learn About Mexico from @Natalie Planet Smarty Pants

Read and Learn About Mexico

Mexico books and activities for kids - from preschool age to upper elementary school. Suitable for a Mexico unit study or for celebrating Cinqo de Mayo, Hispanic heritage, or Day of the Dead with kids.

My son's 4th Grade Summer Reading Book List and Homework Project :: PragmaticMom

Rising 4th Grade Summer Reading Book List

Tangled Threads: A Hmong Girl's Story

Tangled Threads: A Hmong Girl's Story (young adult): This archetypal immigrant story introduces readers to the fascinating Hmong culture and offers a unique outsider’s perspective on our own.

21 Multicultural Middle Grade Novels for Summer Reading

Multicultural Middle Grade Novels for Summer Reading; Contemporary and Historical Fiction; Ages 10 to 13

Terezin: Voices from the holocaust, by Ruth Thompson - In this non-fiction book, the lives of the Jewish people who went through the most infamous transportation camp in the world are detailed their experiences through artwork, journal entries and excerpts from memoirs.

Terezin: Voices from the Holocaust. Through inmates’ own voices and artwork, Terezín explores the lives of Jewish people in one of the most infamous of the Nazi transit camps.

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