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Greenbrier Elementary LibGuide: Diverse Books

Links to just a few of the books in the Greenbrier Elementary Library Media collection featuring diverse characters and stories.

Black/African American

I Am Every Good Thing

Call number: E BAR

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.6

Call number: E CHE

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.1

 

Crown

Call Number: E BAR

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.3

Not Quite Snow White

Call Number: E FRA

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.7

Sulwe

Call Number: E NYO

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.2

I Am Enough

E BYE

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 1.6

Jabari Jumps

Call Number: E COR

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.2

Counting on Katherine

Call Number: BIO 921 JOH

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.3

Hidden Figures

510 SHE

Int Lvl K-3; Rd Lvl: 4.5

King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats

E BUT

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 1.4

The Only Black Girls in Town

FIC COL

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.5

From the Desk of Zoe Washington

FIC MAR

Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 4.4

Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel

FIC PAT

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 3.1

Ways to make sunshine

FIC WAT

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.8

Finding Langston

FIC CLI

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 3.2

Asian American

Drawn Together

E LE

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.8

A Different Pond

E PHI

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.1

The Name Jar

E CHO

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 4.1

My Mother's Sari

E RAO

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.0

Meet Yasmin!

E FAR

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 1.6

Katie Woo: Make Believe Class

EBOOK E MAN

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.0

Astrid and Apollo and the Starry Campout

EBOOK FIC BID

Int Lvl: K-3 LEX 480L

Stargazing

GN WAN

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 2.8

Front Desk

FIC YAN

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.5

This is Just a Test

FIC ROS

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.3

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu

FIC SHA

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.6

Full Cicada Moon

 FIC HIL

 Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 4.8

Latinx/Hispanic American

My Papi Has a Motorcycle

E QUI

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.8

Carmela Full of Wishes

E DE

Int Lvl: K-3  LEX 630L

Alma and How She Got Her Name

E MAR

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.0

The Day You Begin

E WOO

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 1.8

Mango, Abuela and Me

E MED

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.9

Maybe Something Beautiful

E CAM

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.3

Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match

E BRO

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.4

Merci Suárez changes gears

FIC MED

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 6.3

Sal & Gabi Break the Universe

FIC HER

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.8

Mañanaland

FIC RYA

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.5

Muslim American

The proudest blue: a story of hijab and family

E MUH

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 1.6

Lailah's Lunchbox

FIC FAR

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.8

Meet Yasmin!

E FAR

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 1.6

Muslim festival tales

297.1 MAR

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.6

Amina's Voice

FIC KHA

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.6

Jewish American

Across the Alley

E MIC

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 4.0

One Candle

E BUN

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.9

Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins

E KIM

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.2

The Keeping Quilt

E POL

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 4.9

Looking for me

FIC ROS

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.9

Bridge to America

FIC GLA

Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 4.7

First Nations Peoples of Canada and the United States

Fry Bread

E MAI

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.6

The good luck cat

E HAR

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.3

Jim Thorpe's Bright Path

BIO 921 THO

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 5.4

The Year of Miss Agnes

FIC HIL

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.2

Code word courage

FIC LAR

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 5.8

Diamond Willow

FIC FRO

Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 4.3

The Warriors

FIC BRU

Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 4.8

LGBTQIA+

Julian is a Mermaid

Call Number: E LOV

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 0.7

And Tango Makes Three

Call Number: E RIC

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.2

George

FIC GIN

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 5.0

The Pants Project

 FIC CLA

Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 4.7

Gracefully Grayson

FIC POL

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.6

Drama

Call Number: GRAPHIC TEL

Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 2.3

The List of Things That Will Not Change

FIC STE

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.7

Disabilities & Special Needs

Just Ask!

Call Number: E SOT

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.9

Rescue and Jessica

Call Number: E KEN

Int Lvl K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.3

Emmanuel's Dream

Call Number: BIO 921 YEB

Int Lvl: K-3  F&P N

El Deafo

GRAPHIC 921 BEL

Int Lvl: 3-6 LEX 420L

Song For a Whale

Call Number: FIC KEL

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 5.3

The Truth As Told by Mason Buttle

Call Number: FIC CON

Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 3.4

The War That Saved My Life

Call Number: FIC BRA

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.1

Fish in a Tree

FIC HUN

Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 4.2

Rules

FIC HUN

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 3.9

Holidays & Traditions

Binny's Diwali

E UMR

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.6

FIC FAR

 Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.8

The Matzah That Papa Brought Home

E MAN

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.9

The Year of the Dog

FIC LIN

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.8

The Runaway Rice Cake

E COM

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.9

Discrimination & Prejudice

Not my idea : a book about whiteness (Ordinary Terrible Things)

305.8 HIG

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 1.5

Can I touch your hair? : poems of race, mistakes, and friendship

811 LAT

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.6

All are welcome

E PEN

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 2.0

Let the Children March

E CLA

Int Lvl: K-3; Rd Lvl: 3.8

Ghost boys

FIC RHO

Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 3.0

A good kind of trouble

FIC RAM

Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.5

The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA

FIC WOO

Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 4.9

Stella by starlight

FIC DRA

Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 5.1

Read more about why it is important for readers to see themselves and their families reflected in the books they read as well as to see read about others who are different on the We Need Diverse Books website (Diversebooks.org). You can also follow We Need Diverse Books on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

What other categories would you like to see better represented in our library collection? Email Mrs. Tuya at tuyahea@wcps.k12.md.us.