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These books celebrating diversity of cultures are recommended by the National Education Association, the Association for Library Services to Children, the Cooperative Children's Book Center, and others.

Included in this collection are the medal winners for the Coretta Scott King Award and the medal winners for the Pura Belpre Award .

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Fiction A Time to Dance Venkatraman, Padma
Fiction Baseball in April and Other Stories Soto, Gary
Fiction Boys Without Names Sheth, Kashmira
Fiction Gabi, a Girl in Pieces Quintero, Isabel
Fiction Good Luck Cat Harjo, Joy
Fiction Halmoni and the Picnic Choi, Sook Nyul
Fiction House of Purple Cedar Tingle, Tim
Fiction I Lost My Tooth in Africa Diakité, Penda and Diakité, Baba Wague
Fiction I Love Saturdays y Domingos Ada, Alma Flor
Fiction If You Come Softly Woodson, Jacqueline
Fiction Indian Shoes Smith, Cynthia Leitich
Fiction Inside Out and Back Again Lai, Thanhha
Fiction Jingle Dancer Smith, Cynthia Leitich
Fiction Kira-Kira Kadohata, Cynthia
Fiction La Línea Jaramillo, Ann
Fiction Ling & Ting Lin, Grace
Fiction Money Hungry Flake, Sharon G.
Fiction Monster Myers, Walter Dean
Fiction My Name Is María Isabel Ada, Alma Flor and Cerro, Ana M.
Fiction Ninth Ward Rhodes, Jewell Parker
Fiction Rickshaw Girl Perkins, Mitali
Fiction Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Taylor, Mildred D.
Fiction Silver People Engle, Ms Margarita
Fiction Star in the Forest Resau, Laura
Fiction The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Alexie, Sherman
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