Social issues books for middle school

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social issues books for middle school

Teen & Young Adult Social Issues Books | Penguin Random House

As the United States watches a new administration take over the White House after a contentious election year, a wave of social and political activism has swept the country. For generations, young people all over the world have taken an interest in social justice and found the courage to fight for their own rights and the rights of others. And if you have younger readers, our list of similarly themed picture books is here! Add to Bag. When her father is arrested and her family is left without someone who can work or even shop for food, Parvana, forbidden to earn money as a girl, disguises herself as a boy to help her family survive. The Breadwinner is an empowering tale with a sharp and brave heroine. Stella by Starlight , by Sharon M.
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Here are eight inspiring middle grade books that prove you're never too day camp, and discover their mother's dedication to social justice issues. the California court case that desegregated schools for Latino children.

Teen & Young Adult Social Issues

In this turbulent world, it can be lovely to use books as an escape, to read about a different world with different problems, and maybe forget about your own for a while. These books can make you laugh. And above all, they make you think, help you process, and ultimately, maybe, can help you move on. The year since a mass shooting shook their Queens neighborhood has played out differently for Jess and Lucas, both of whom were affected by that night in eerily similar and deeply personal ways. As Jess struggles to take care of her depressed mother and Lucas takes up boxing under the ever-watchful eye of his overprotective parents, their paths converge.

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Library of Congress

These books are more than just windows into loveable characters and interesting places. They are also lessons in life and human understanding. As part of the Lifelong Literacy campaign, the Library of Congress invites you to open your heart and mind to real-world issues played out in fiction. There is no lake, and it's hardly a camp. As punishment, the boys must each dig a hole a day in the hard earth of the dried-up lake bed. The warden is really using the boys to dig for loot buried by the Wild West outlaw Kissin' Kate Barlow.


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    Books shelved as middle-school-social-issues: The Book of Everything by Guus Kuijer, Wanting Mor by Rukhsana Khan, Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of.

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