Golden Boy by Tara Sullivan (2013)

goldenFull of heart and steeped in Tanzanian culture, this book sheds light on a dark and fascinating human rights issue.

Recommended grade level: 7-11

Pages: 384 (for ISBN 9780399161124)

Genre(s) and keywords and keywords: realistic fiction, adventure, international, diverse, Africa (Tanzania)

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Camo Girl by Kekla Magoon

CamoGirl_jkt1A relevant drama about changing relationships in middle school.

Recommended grade level: 4-7

Pages: 224 (for ISBN 9781416978046)

Genre(s) and keywords: realistic fiction, diverse, African-American

 

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Seraphina by Rachel Hartman (2012)

seraA unique YA fantasy about a girl who must hide her half-dragon ancestry in a court thick with tension between humans and dragons and reeling from a murder

Recommended grade level: 7-12

Pages: 515 (for ISBN 9780375866227)

Genre(s) and keywords: fantasy

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