Ghanaian/Ghanaian American

Anansi and the Golden Pot

by Taiye Selasi

Age 03 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Visiting Home Country

Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

by Laurie Ann Thompson

Age 05 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2022, Discrimination: Abilities, Diverse Abilities: Physical, Immigrant: Education

Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah (Wonderbook Edition)

by Laurie Ann Thompson

Age 05 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Award Winner, Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2022, Discrimination: Abilities, Diverse Abilities: Physical, Immigrant: Education, Wonderbook

Fibbed

by Elizabeth Agyemang

Age 08 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Language, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Graphic Novel, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Visiting Home Country

Illegal

by Eoin Colfer

Age 12 or older

Themes: Refugee Journey, Refugee: Undocumented, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

In the Small, Small Night

by Jane Kurtz

Age 05 or older

Themes: Educator Resource, Family Relationship: Siblings, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

My Name is An Address

by Ekuwah Mends Moses

Age 08 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Language, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Nana Akua Goes to School

by Tricia Elam Walker

Age 04 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Multiracial Identity

Our New Home: Immigrant Children Speak

by Emily Hearn

Age 08 or older

Themes: Anthology, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Storytelling, Generation: 1st, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Sankofa: A Culinary Story of Resilience and Belonging

by Eric Adjepong

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual

Sasha Dreams Big (Book 3)

by Marjy Marj

Age 05 or older

Themes: Activism, Citizenship, Coming of Age, Immigrant: Undocumented, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Sasha Goes to America (Part 1)

by Marjy Marj

Age 05 or older

Themes: Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Immigrant: Education, Immigrant: Undocumented, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Sasha Perseveres in America (Part 2)

by Marjy Marj

Age 05 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Racial, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Immigrant: Education, Immigrant: Undocumented, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual

Say My Name

by Joanna Ho

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Names & Pronunciations, Own Voices/Lived Experience

The Jollof Project

by Marjy Marj

Age 07 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Own Voices/Lived Experience