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For Middle Grade Readers

Can I Touch Your Hair?

Irene and Charles end up as partners for a poem-writing project—and the poems they write focus on family, friends, food, and what they learn about race and the world around them.

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Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by John David Anderson

Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan

Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt

Refugee by Alan Gratz

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Matthew A. Cherry Celebrates Read Across America

Academy Award winner and author of Hair Love, Matthew A. Cherry shares why books are powerful to teach tolerance and acceptance. Join us for Read Across America as we create a nation of diverse readers!

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