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For Middle Grade Readers

Woke: A Young Poet’s Call to Justice

A call-to-action collection of poems that celebrates diversity and individuality, reflects the joy and passion in the fight for social justice, and encourages expression through words and poetry.

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Social Justice: Poems for Kids at

Harbour Me by Jacqueline Woodson

Dictionary for a Better World by Irene Latham and Charles Waters

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson