Be Eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia (ages Coretta Scott King Award winner, sequel to One Crazy Summer- The Gaither sisters return to Brooklyn and find that changes large and small have come to their home.
This engaging way of doing book reports goes beyond simply writing and allows for more critical thinking. CREATIVE BOOK REPORTS: Go way beyond the typical book report with these 20 great ways to get kids to interact with text.good for any grade!
"Afro-vegan : farm-fresh African, Caribbean & Southern flavors remixed" / by Bryant Terry "Rising star chef and food activist Bryant Terry is known for his simple, creative, and delicious vegan dishes inspired by African American cooking.
Green Is a Chile Pepper: A Book of Colors by Roseanne Greenfield Thong, illustrated by John Parra. A little girl discovers all the bright colors in her Hispanic American neighborhood. Find this in the New Books section under E THO.
Book for new mom. Members of a Latino family await the arrival of the new baby. Mami says to her: “Tu papi recited poesia cantada while strumming su guitarra, and tu abuela felt you kick.” Check for translations in the glossary at the end.