[Library Media] GEN, MIDDLE: Multicultural boys books

Cindy Mitchell cindy.mitchell at jordandistrict.org
Mon Apr 15 12:50:58 MDT 2013

Hi Lora:

Here are some options. They have all been reviewed on Kiss the Book, so she
can go there and read about them.  Also - If multicultural isn't the
biggest issue, she can also look at the label "Boys will be boys", as there
are many interesting boy books there, they are just usually modern
Caucasian boys.

Cindy Mitchell

The Lynching of Louie Sam by Elizabeth Stewart

Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin

Marsh, Katherine - Jepp, Who Defied the Stars

Kadohata, Cynthia  - A Million Shades of Gray

Russell, Krist - Chasing the Nightbird

McKay, Sharon E - Enemy Territory

Velchin, Eugene Breaking Stalin's Nose

Amateau, Gigi - Come August, Come Freedom: the Bellows, the Gallows, and
the Black General Gabriel

Abbott, Tony - Lunchbox Dream

Bradley, Kimberly Jefferson’s Sons

Stanley, George Edward - Night Fires

On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 10:21 AM, Lora Smith <Lora.Smith at ccsdut.org> wrote:

>  I am working with a teacher who has her class read a multicultural book
> for an assignment (*excluding WWII time period*).  While we have many
> books, the majority have a female main character.  I am wanting to find
> more titles that would appeal to the boys.  I had several boys say, "aren't
> there more books with boys not girls".  I would appreciate any of your
> suggestions.
> Thank you,
> Lora Smith
> Library Media Specialist, White Pine Middle School
> lora.smith at ccsdut.org
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Cindy Mitchell
South Jordan Middle School
10245 S 2700 W
South Jordan UT 84095
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