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César by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand
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This book is a 2006 Pura Belpre Honor Book.

It is a biography of Cesar Chavez, the labor leader and advocate for farmworkers starting in the 1960’s till his death in 1993. His story is told in poetic verses. There is a poem on every page with colorfu
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Drawing from Memory by Allen Say
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I was lured to the book because it received the Sibert Honor Book Award (2012).

In this autobiography, Allen displays his artistry by using his drawing, cartoons, photographs and graphics interspersed with text to communicate fragments of his life sto
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Martina the Beautiful Cockroach by Carmen Agra Deedy
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This book is a 2008 Pura Belpre Honor Book. The story is a Cuban folktale about a beautiful cockroach named Martina who was 21 days old and ready to find a husband. A number of suitors come by to meet her and tell her how beautiful she is. Martina us ...more
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My People by Langston Hughes
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This picture book is a 2010 Caldecott Honor Book. The illustrator used photographs of African American faces to illustrate Langston Hughes poem “My People”. It’s interesting to note that Hughes wrote this poem in the 1920’s when blacks were not recog ...more
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A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever by Marla Frazee
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Flotsam by David Wiesner
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Butterflies And Moths by Nic Bishop
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Dave the Potter by Laban Carrick Hill
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14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy
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This is a true story of a young man from Keyna by the name of Kimeli returning to his tribe, the Maasai people, and sharing the sad story of the September 11 attacks. This picture book created such an impact on me that I was crying as I was reading i ...more
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Frogs by Nic Bishop
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