[Library Media] GEN, MIDDLE: Multicultural boys books

Bill Goodrich bgoodrich at dcsd.org
Mon Apr 15 14:50:27 MDT 2013


Great list. You will want to use caution with *The Absolutely True Diary of
a Part-Time Indian* especially in a middle school.

-- 
Bill Goodrich - Library Teacher
Union High School
135 N Union St.
Roosevelt, UT 84066
(435) 725-4548

On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Danae Leu <DLEU at dsdmail.net> wrote:

>  Here are a few more boy multi-cultural books****
>
> Graphic Novels:****
>
>    - Kampung Boy by Lat****
>    - Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. Neri****
>    - American Born Chinese by Gene Leun Yang****
>    - Persepolis (Okay, not a boy but worth mentioning) by Marjane Satrapi*
>    ***
>
> Historical Fiction:****
>
>    - In Darkness b Nick Lake****
>    - Chickadee by Louise Erdich****
>    - Crow by Barbara Wright****
>    - No Crystal Stair by Vaunda Micheaux****
>    - Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus****
>    - Blue Fingers by Cheryl Aylward****
>    - Samurai Shortstop by Alan M. Gratz****
>    - Tropical Secrets by Margarita Engle****
>    - All the Broken Pieces by Ann E. Burg****
>
>  **·         **Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary D. Schmidt***
> *
>
>    - A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park****
>    - Dragon wings by Laurence Yep****
>
> ** **
>
> Contemporary Fiction:****
>
> **·         **The Last Summer of the Death Warriors by Francisco X. Stork*
> ***
>
> **·         **Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork****
>
> **·         **Stanford Wong Flunk Big-Time by Lisa Yee****
>
> **·         **The Unforgotten Coat by Frank Cottrell Boyce****
>
> **·         **The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian****
>
> ** **
>
> Fantasy:****
>
>    - Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin****
>
> ** **
>
> ** **
>
> ** **
>
> *From:* library-media-bounces at lists.uen.org [mailto:
> library-media-bounces at lists.uen.org] *On Behalf Of *Becky Hall
> *Sent:* Monday, April 15, 2013 11:11 AM
> *To:* Lora Smith
> *Cc:* <library-media at lists.uen.org>
> *Subject:* Re: [Library Media] GEN, MIDDLE: Multicultural boys books****
>
> ** **
>
> Try books by Christopher Paul Curtis (Bud not Buddy,etc),Chris Crowe's
> Mississippi Trial, 1955, My Name is America series(journal of Ben Uchida or
> journal of William Thomas Emerson), A Diamond in the Desert by Fitzmaurice,
> Blood Red Horse by K.M.Grant.****
>
> Becky Hall
>
> Sent from my iPhone****
>
>
> On 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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-- 
Bill Goodrich - Library Teacher
Union High School
135 N Union St.
Roosevelt, UT 84066
(435) 725-4548
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