LIS 7190 Social Justice and Children’s/YA Literature

Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Here’s the reading list for my LIS 7190 Social Justice and Children’s/YA Literature course for 2019 Summer.

  1. Alexander, Kwame. Illustrated by Kadir Nelson. The Undefeated
  2. Anderson, Laurie Halse. Shout
  3. Burton, Virginia Lee. The Little House
  4. Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Between the World and Me
  5. Coulson, Art. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle. Unstoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Defeated Army
  6. DuBois, W.E.B, and Augustus Granville Dill, and Jessie Redmon Fauset (eds). The Brownies Book
  7. Elliott, Zetta. Benny Doesn’t Like to be Hugged
  8. Engle, Margarita. The Lightning Dreamer
  9. Gibney, Shannon. See No Color
  10. Gino, Alex. You Don’t Know Everything, Jilly P!
  11. Hudson, Wade and Cheryl Willis Hudson (Eds). We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices
  12. Jackson, Tiffany. Monday’s Not Coming
  13. Kahn-Cullors, Patrisse and asha bandele. When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir
  14. Khorram, Adib. Darius the Great is Not Okay
  15. Krosoczka, Jarrett J. Hey Kiddo
  16. Lerner, Sarah (ed). Parkland Speaks: Survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Share Their Stories
  17. Levine, Karen. Hana’s Suitcase: A True Story
  18. Lewis, John and Andrew Aydin. Illustrated by Nate Powell. March trilogy
  19. Lowry, Lois. Number the Stars
  20. Miyazaki, Hayao (director). Spirited Away (film)
  21. Okorafor, Nnedi. Akata Witch
  22. Pan, Emily X. R. The Astonishing Color of After
  23. Prager, Sarah (ed). Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World
  24. Ryan, Pam Muñoz. Esperanza Rising
  25. Seki, Sunny. Yuko-Chan and the Daruma Doll: The Adventures of a Blind Japanese Girl Who Saves Her Village
  26. Smith, Charles R Jr. Illustrated by Floyd Cooper. Brick by Brick
  27. Smith, Cynthia Leitich. Hearts Unbroken
  28. Sugiura, Misa. It’s Not Like It’s a Secret
  29. Tatum, Dr. Beverly Daniel. Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together? (20th anniversary edition)
  30. Thompkins-Bigelow, Jamilah. Illustrated by Ebony Glenn. Mommy’s Khimar
  31. Vargas, Jose Antonio. Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen
  32. Watson, Renee. Piecing Me Together
  33. Yogi, Stan and Laura Atkins. Illustrated by Yutaka Houlette. Fred Korematsu Speaks Up

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