EmbraceRace Webinar: Books That Inspire Resilience in Kids of Color - EMBRARESIL

The books on this list demonstrate kids of color persevering in a variety of settings and overcoming obstacles through a myriad of scenarios: whether it’s the first day of school, standing up to a bully or for yourself, dealing with death, defending a person in need, or celebrating identity. Click here to watch the webinar with Literacy Specialist Katie Potter, read the tip sheet about storytelling with children, and look at the rest of the book lists! 

EmbraceRace Webinar: Books That Inspire Resilience in Kids of Color (10 Books): $141.50

Resilience
Themes

Sharing & Giving, Overcoming Obstacles, Discrimination, Cultural Diversity, Coping with Death, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Biracial/Multiracial Interest, Optimism/Enthusiasm, Realistic Fiction, Self Control/Self Regulation, Tolerance/Acceptance

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Ana Maria Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle

By Burgos

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 7

AR Level: 4.2 - 9.0
DRA: 50

HC: $18.95
EBOOK: $9.99
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Black All Around

By Hubbell

Illustrated by Tate

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: I
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: PreK - 3
Intervention: 17

AR Level: 1.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD490L
SRC: 2.4
DRA: 16

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Bird

By Elliott

Illustrated by Strickland

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 8

AR Level: 3.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD600L
SRC: 3.4
DRA: 40

PB: $12.95
6PK: $77.70
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Calling the Water Drum

By Redding

Illustrated by Boyd

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: PreK - 5

Lexile Level: AD550L
DRA: 38

HC: $17.95
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Featherless/ Desplumado

By Herrera

Illustrated by Cuevas

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Spanish Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 3

AR Level: 2.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 34

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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King for a Day

By Khan

Illustrated by Krömer

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: N
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD600L
SRC: 2.4
DRA: 30

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Moony Luna / Luna, Lunita Lunera

By Argueta

Illustrated by Gómez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: K
Spanish Guided Reading: L
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 2 - 4

AR Level: 2.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 20

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My Very Own Room / Mi propio cuartito

By Pérez

Illustrated by Gonzalez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: L
Spanish Guided Reading: M
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 2 - 5

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 700L
DRA: 24

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Rainbow Weaver/Tejedora del arcoíris

By Marshall

Illustrated by Chavarri

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Spanish Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: K - 4

Lexile Level: AD580L
DRA: 38

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Tan to Tamarind

By Iyengar

Illustrated by Akib

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6

Lexile Level: NP
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70