For A Diverse Father’s Day

For A Diverse Father’s Day

 

  • High and Dry by Eric Walters (boy and grandfather save an orca), 1st-3rd
  • The Harmonica by Tony Johnston (gift from father as family separated in Holocaust sustains boy), 2nd-6th 

 

  • Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie (Indigenous boy wants normal name; dad helps), K-3rd
  • Into the Beautiful North: A Novel by Luis Urrea (Mexican girl leads quest in US to bring back her father and town’s men), 10th-12th
  • La Frontera: My Journey With Papa by Deborah Mills (boy/father’s perilous journey to Texas), 2nd-4th
  •  My Papi Has a Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero (young girl’s love letter to her hardworking dad), K-3rd
  • My Tata’s Guitar/La Guitarra de Mi Tata by Ethriam Brammer, K-3rd

  • My Tata’s Remedies by Roni Rivera-Ashford (Hispanic grandfather shares herbal knowledge), 1st-6th
  • The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Saenz (novel; gay adoptive father, Latinx family, friends, acceptance, coming of age), 7th-12th
  • Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish by Pablo Cataya (journey to find his father), 4th-7th

Let’s celebrate Juneteenth…

  • Opal Lee and What It Means to Be Free: The True Story of the Grandmother of Juneteenth, Alice Duncan, K-3rd
  • All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom by Angela Johnson, K-4th
  • Free at Last: A Juneteenth Poem, by Sojourner Rolle, K-3rd
  • The Juneteenth Story: Celebrating the End of Slavery in the United States by Alliah Agostini, 1st-4th

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