August 2019 Set the Tone for the School Year

Books of the Month

Text copyright © 2018 by Alexandra Penfold. Jacket art and illustrations copyright © 2018 by Suzanne Kaufman. Images reproduced with permission of the publisher, Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books.

All Are Welcome

By Alexandra Penfold; illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman (Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children's Books)

All are welcome at this school where diversity is celebrated and songs, stories, talents, and traditions are shared.

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Calling All Minds: How To Think and Create Like an Inventor

By Temple Grandin (Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House, LLC)

Read about inventors and inventions, the science behind their work, and how to get started tinkering, inventing, and innovating.

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We Are Here To Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults

By Susan Kuklin (Candlewick Press)

Heartbreaking and hopeful stories about nine courageous young adults who have lived with a secret for much of their lives: they are not U.S. citizens.

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