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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.

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Category Title Author Action
Fiction Now Is Your Time!: The African-American Struggle for Freedom Myers, Walter Dean
Fiction One Crazy Summer Williams-Garcia, Rita
Fiction Rickshaw Girl Perkins, Mitali
Fiction Silver People Engle, Ms Margarita
Fiction Star in the Forest Resau, Laura
Fiction Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush Hamilton, Virginia
Fiction Tar Beach Ringgold, Faith
Fiction The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Alexie, Sherman
Fiction The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond Woods, Brenda
Fiction The Circuit Jiménez, Francisco
Fiction The Composition Skármeta, Antonio
Fiction The Crossover Alexander, Kwame
Fiction The Firekeeper's Son Park, Linda Sue
Fiction The First Part Last Johnson, Angela
Fiction The Great Greene Heist Johnson, Varian
Fiction The Heart of a Chief Bruchac, Joseph
Fiction The Last Summer of the Death Warriors Stork, Francisco X.
Fiction The Madman of Piney Woods Curtis, Christopher Paul
Fiction The Rock and the River Magoon, Kekla
Fiction The Trap Smelcer, John
Fiction The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 Curtis, Christopher Paul
Fiction The Year of the Book Cheng, Andrea and Halpin, Abigail
Fiction What Can You Do with a Paleta? Tafolla, Carmen and Morales, Magaly
Fiction When My Name Was Keoko Park, Linda Sue
Fiction Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Lin, Grace
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