Superior read-in event highlights multicultural books

List of books available at Superior Public Library

Hundreds of multicultural books for children and young adults can be found at the Superior Public Library and Jim Dan Hill Library.

The following is a list of available titles the library is sending to people who pledge to read a number of multicultural books the week of April 19-23 during the Wisconsin Native American and Multicultural Read-In event. A pledge form is available at .

Multicultural picture books

"Ojibway Animals" by Jason Adair

"We All Count: Book of Ojibway Art" by Jason Adair

"Thunder Boy Jr." by Sherman Alexie; illustrated by Yuyi Morales


"B is for Baby" by Atinuke

"I am Every Good Thing" by Derrick Barnes; illustrated by Gordon C. James

"Babymoon" by Hayley Barrett; illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal

"Sofia Valdez, Future Prez" by Andrea Beaty; illustrated by David Roberts

"What If..." by Samantha Berger

"Rez Dog" by Heather Brink; illustrated by Jordan Rodgers

"Why Am I Me?" by Paige Britt; illustrated by Selina Alko and Sean Qualls

"I am Enough" by Grace Byers; illustrated by Keturah A. Bobo


"I Believe I Can" by Grace Byers; illustrated by Keturah A. Bobo

"Ten Ways to Hear Snow" by Cathy Camper; illustrated by Kenard Pak

"Hair Love" by Matthew A. Cherry; illustrated by Vashti Harrison

"Bowwow Powwow: Bagosenjige-niimi'idim" by Brenda J. Child; translated by Gordon Jourdain; illustrated by Jonathan Thunder

"Jabari Jumps" by Gaia Cornwall

"My Hair" by Danielle Murrell Cox; illustrated by Kyle Bernard

"Last Stop on Market Street" by Matt de la Peña; illustrated by Christian Robinson

"Islandborn" by Junot Díaz; illustrated by Leo Espinosa


"Just in Case You Want to Fly" by Julie Fogliano; illustrated by Christian Robinson

"Not Quite Snow White" by Ashley Franklin; illustrated by Ebony Glenn

"Global Babies"

"Yo Soy Muslim" by Mark Gonzales

"My Hair is Beautiful" by Shauntay Grant

"Eyes That Kiss in the Corners" by Joanna Ho; illustrated by Dung Ho

"Skin Again" by bell hooks; illustrated by Chris Raschka

"My Monster and Me" by Nadiya Hussain; illustrated by Ella Bailey


"Happy Belly, Happy Smile" by Rachel Isadora

"The Princess and the Pea" by Rachel Isadora

"I Promise" by LeBron James

"My Grandma and Me" by Mina Javaherbin; illustrated by Lindsey Yankey

"Black is a Rainbow Color" by Angela Joy

"The Colors of Us" by Karen Katz

"Antiracist Baby" by Ibram X. Kendi; illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky

"Go Show the World: a Celebration of Indigenous Heroes" by Wab Kinew; illustrated by Joe Morse


"Lissy's Friends" by Grace Lin

"We Are Water Protectors" by Carole Lindstrom; illustrated by Michaela Goade

"Every Night is Pizza Night" by J. Kenji López-Alt; illustrated by Gianna Ruggiero

"Julián is a Mermaid" by Jessica Love

"The Legend of the Lady Slipper: an Ojibwe Tale retold" by Lisa Lunge-Larsen and Margi Preus; illustrated by Andrea Arroyo

"Mama's Saris" by Pooja Makhijani; illustrated by Elena Gomez

"Fry Bread: a Native American Family Story" by Kevin Noble Maillard; illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal

"Lola at the Library" by Anna McQuinn; illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw


"Lubna and the Pebble" by Wendy Meddour; illustrated by Daniel Egnéus

"Take Me Out to the Yakyu" by Aaron Meshon

"Don't Touch My Hair!" by Sharee Miller

"Fresh Princess" by Denene Millner; illustrated by Gladys Jose

"Fresh Princess: Style Rules" by Denene Millner; illustrated by Gladys Jose

"Hungry Johnny" by Cheryl Minnema; illustrated by Wesley Ballinger

"Johnny's Pheasant" by Cheryl Minnema; illustrated by Julie Flett

"Saturday" by Oge Mora

"Thank You, Omu!" by Oge Mora

"The Proudest Blue: a Story of Hijab and Family" by Ibtihaj Muhammad with S.K. Ali; illustrated by Hatem Aly

"Bee-bim Bop!" by Linda Sue Park; illustrated by Ho Baek

"Lee Speak Up!" by Miranda Paul; illustrated by Ebony Glenn

"The Forever Sky" by Thomas Peacock; illustrated by Annette S. Lee

"My Brother Charlie" by Holly Robinson Peete and Ryan Elizabeth Peete; illustrated by Shane Evans

"All Are Welcome" by Alexandra Penfold; illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman

"Rapunzel" by Chloe Perkins; illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan

"Snow White" by Chloe Perkins; illustrated by Misa Saburi

"A Different Pond" by Bao Phi; illustrated by Thi Bui

"My Papi Has a Motorcycle" by Isabel Quintero; illustrated by Zeke Pena

"The Water Walker" by Joanne Robertson

"Cool Cuts" by Mechal Renee Roe

"Happy Hair" by Mechal Renee Roe

"I Got the School Spirit" by Connie Schofield-Morrison; illustrated by Frank Morrison

"Hiawatha and the Peacemaker" by Robbie Robertson; illustrated by David Shannon

"Sulwe" by Lupita Nyong'o; illustrated by Vashti Harrison

"Bedtime Bonnet" by Nancy Redd; illustrated by Nneka Myers

"Welcome to the Party" by Gabrielle Union

"The Legend of Sleeping Bear" by Kathy-jo Wargin

"A Map into the World" by Kao Kalia Yang; illustrated by Seo Kim

"The Most Beautiful Thing" by Kao Kalia Yang; illustrated by Khoa Le

"The Day You Begin" by Jacqueline Woodson; illustrated by Rafael López

"Malala's Magic Pencil" by Malala Yousafzai

Multicultural chapter books

"Amari and the Night Brothers" by B.B. Alston

"Anna Hibiscus series" by Atinuke

"The Girl Who Drank the Moon" by Kelly Barnhill

"Sanity & Tallulah" by Molly Brooks

"Children of the Longhouse" by Joseph Bruchac

"Aru Shah and the End of Time" by Roshani Chokshi

"Finding Langston" by Lesa Cline-Ransome

"Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes" by Eleanor Coerr

"New Kid" by Jerry Craft

"The Watsons Go to Birmingham" by Christopher Paul Curtis

"The Serpent's Secret" by Sayantani DasGupta; illustrated by Vivienne To

"Blended" by Sharon Draper

"Birchbark House" by Louise Erdrich

"Chickadee" by Louise Erdrich

"Makoons" by Louise Erdrich

"Sal & Gabi Break the Universe" by Carlos Hernandez

"The Parker Inheritance" by Varian Johnson

"Twins" by Varian Johnson; illustrated by Shannon Wright

"A Place to Belong" by Cynthia Kadohata

"When You Trap a Tiger" by Tae Keller

"Amena's Song" by Hena Khan

"Amena's Voice" by Hena Khan

"Stand Up, Yumi Chung!" by Jessica Kim

"Inside Out and Back Again" by Thanhha Lai

"Dragon Pearl" by Yoon Ha Lee

"Where the Mountain Meets the Moon" by Grace Lin

"From the Desk of Zoe Washington" by Janae Marks

"Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky" by Kwame Mbalia

"Indian No More" by Charlene Willing McManis and Traci Sorell

"The Stars Beneath Our Feet" by David Barclay Moore

"The First Rule of Punk" by Celia C. Pérez

"Strange Birds: a Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers" by Celia C. Pérez

"The Red Pencil" by Andrea Davis Pinkney; illustrated by Shane W. Evans

"Heart of a Samurai: Based on the True Story of Manjiro Nakahama" by Margi Preus

"A Good Kind of Trouble" by Lisa Moore Ramee

"Look Both Ways: a Tale Told in Ten Blocks" by Jason Reynolds

"Black Brother, Black Brother" by Jewell Parker Rhodes

"Ghost Boys" by Jewell Parker Rhodes

"Race to the Sun" by Rebecca Roanhorse

"Esperanza Rising" by Pam Muñoz Ryan

"Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids" by Cynthia Leitich Smith

"Clean Getaway" by Nic Stone

"Other Words for Home" by Jasmine Warga

"EllRay Jakes series" by Sally Warner

"Genesis Begins Again" by Alicia Williams

"One Crazy Summer" by Rita Williams-Garcia

"Brown Girl Dreaming" by Jacqueline Woodson

"Harbor Me" by Jacqueline Woodson

"Front Desk" by Kelly Yang

"Three Keys" by Kelly Yang

Multicultural teen books

"#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women ; edited by Lisa Charleyboy and

"Mary Beth Leatherdale

"Clap When You Land" by Elizabeth Acevedo

"The Poet X" by Elizabeth Acevedo

"The Crossover" by Kwame Alexander

"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie

"March" by Andrew Aydin and John Lewis

"The Firekeeper's Daughter" by Angeline Boulley

"Legendborn" by Tracy Deonn

"An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States for Young People by

"Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz ; adapted" by Debbie Reese and Jean Mendoza

"We Hunt the Flame" by Hafsah Faizal

"Picture Us in the Light" by Kelly Loy Gilbert

"This is My Brain in Love" by I.W. Gregorio

"To All the Boys I've Loved Before" by Jenny Han

"Raybearer" by Jordan Ifueko

"Dread Nation" by Justina Ireland

"You Should See Me in a Crown" by Leah Johnson

"The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person" by Frederick Joseph

"Kira-Kira" by Cynthia Kadohata

"Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You" by Ibram X. Kendi

"All American Boys" by Brendan Kiely and Jason Reynolds

"Dig" by A.S. King

"Anna K.: a Love Story" by Jenny Lee

"I'll Be the One" by Lyla Lee

"Love is a Revolution" by Renee Watson

"American Born Chinese" by Gene Luen Yang

"A Taste for Love" by Jennifer Yen

"Frankly in Love" by David Yoon

"Super Fake Love Song" by David Yoon

"The Sun Is Also a Star" by Nicola Yoon

"Light it Up" by Kekla Magoon

"Sold" by Patricia McCormick

"Of Curses and Kisses" by Sandhya Menon

"When Dimple Met Rishi" by Sandhya Menon

"A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow" by Laura Taylor Namey

"Charming as a Verb" by Ben Philippe

"The Black Kids" by Christina Hammonds Reed

"Ghost" by Jason Reynolds

"The Long Way Down" by Jason Reynolds

"The Patron Saints of Nothing" by Randy Ribay

"Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe" by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

"Punching the Air" by Usef Salaam and Ibi Zoboi

"I am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter" by Erika L. Sánchez

"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi

"Hearts Unbroken" by Cynthia Leitich Smith

"Dear Martin" by Nic Stone

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