The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

Natasha is a Jamaican born illegal immigrant facing deportation because of the mistakes of her father. Her family may be resigned to leaving New York, but Natasha is willing to […]

Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens

edited by Marieke NijkampGrade 8-12 Description This anthology explores disability in fictional tales told from the viewpoint of disabled characters, written by disabled creators. With stories in various genres about […]

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

by Junauda PetrusGrade 9-12 Description Told in two distinct and irresistible voices, Junauda Petrus’s bold and lyrical debut is the story of two black girls from very different backgrounds finding […]

Marcelo in the Real World

by Francisco X. StorkGrade 9-12 Description “The term cognitive disorder implies there is something wrong with the way I think or the way I perceive reality. I perceive reality just […]


by Patricia WoodGrade 9-12 Description Perry L. Crandall knows what it’s like to be an outsider. With an IQ of 76, some see him as an easy mark. Before his […]

Laughing at My Nightmare

by Shane BurcawGrade 9-12 Description With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw’s Laughing at My Nightmare describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward […]

Indian Horse

by Richard WagameseGrade 10-12 Description Saul Indian Horse is a child when his family retreats into the woods. Among the lakes and the cedars, they attempt to reconnect with half-forgotten […]

The Hill We Climb

by Amanda GormanGrade 8-12 Description On January 20, 2021, Amanda Gorman became the sixth and youngest poet to deliver a poetry reading at a presidential inauguration. Taking the stage after […]