by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow; illustrated by Luisa Uribe (Innovation Press)
Frustrated that no one can pronounce her name, a young girl learns about the musicality of all names and teaches others at her school to sing—and say—her name correctly.
by Wendy Wan-Long Shang and Madelyn Rosenberg (Scholastic Press)
When her best friend Tara gets the lead in the school musical because their teacher doesn’t think half-Jewish, half-Chinese Lauren looks the part of the all-American girl, Lauren finds a way to have her voice heard.
By Tami Charles (Charlesbridge)
Fifteen-year-old Beatriz aspired to be a professional dancer, but when her brother was killed by a rival gang, she stopped dancing—until new-kid Nasser invites her to compete with him in a dance tournament and tempts her away from gang life, back to music and her passion.
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