Haitian/Haitian American

A Girl’s Guide to Love and Magic

by Debbie Rigaud

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Generation: 1st, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience

A Season for Building Houses

by Authors: Ibrahim Shkara, Richard Akera, Ahmed Abbas, Fadumo Issack, Omar Raouf, Clautel Buba, Eric Martinez, Khadija Mohamed, Rasha Usif, Michée Runyambo, Amira Al Sammrai, Elahe Seddiqi, Sahara Hassan, Aden Isaack, Judica'elle Irakoze, Faris Baziga, Ali Aljubyly, Edna Adan, Chrispo Niyokwizerwa, Emmanuel Muya, Ralph Houanche, Elias Nasrat, Annick Umutoniwase, Vassily Murangira, Hanen Mohammad, Jordy Izere, Rachel Iradukunda, Maryama Abdi, Edna Thecla-Akimana, Mohamed Awale, Yann Tanguy Irambona, Benjamin Bivigete Ibrahim Shkara, Richard Akera, Ahmed Abbas, Fadumo Issack, Omar Raouf, Clautel Buba, Eric Martinez, Khadija Mohamed, Rasha Usif, Michée Runyambo, Amira Al Sammrai, Elahe Seddiqi, Sahara Hassan, Aden Isaack, Judica'elle Irakoze, Faris Baziga, Ali Aljubyly, Edna Adan, Chrispo Niyokwizerwa, Emmanuel Muya, Ralph Houanche, Elias Nasrat, Annick Umutoniwase, Vassily Murangira, Hanen Mohammad, Jordy Izere, Rachel Iradukunda, Maryama Abdi, Edna Thecla-Akimana, Mohamed Awale, Yann Tanguy Irambona, Benjamin Bivigete

Age 12 or older

Themes: Anthology, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Storytelling, Family Relationship: Parents, Genre: Poetry, Multilingual: Various, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Unspecified, Refugee: War/Conflict

A Song for Bijou

by Josh Farrar

Age 10 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Family Relationship: Siblings, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Generational Differences: Dating

American Street

by Ibi Zoboi

Age 12 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Cross-Group Dating, Detention, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: By Detention, Unaccompanied Minors

Auntie Luce’s Talking Paintings

by Francie Latour

Age 05 or older

Themes: Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Visiting Home Country, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

Behind the Mountains

by Edwidge Danticat

Age 08 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: War/Conflict, Welcoming by Individual

Calling the Moon: 16 Period Stories from BIPOC Authors

by Aida Salazar (Editor)

Age 10 or older

Themes: Anthology, Body Image, Celebrations, Coming of Age, Family Relationship: Parents, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Trauma & Healing

Calling the Water Drum

by LaTisha Redding

Age 04 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Loss of Childhood, Multilingual Character, Refugee: War/Conflict, The Arts, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend, Welcoming by Individual

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine

by Maike and Maritza Moulite

Age 13 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Visiting Home Country

Freedom Soup

by Tami Charles

Age 05 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Celebrations, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Genre: Historical, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

Freedom Soup (Wonderbook Edition)

by Tami Charles

Age 05 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Celebrations, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Genre: Historical, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current), Wonderbook

Lalo Lespérance Never Forgot

by Phillippe Diederich

Age 10 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Friendship, Diverse Abilities: Neurological, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Multilingual Character, Multiracial Identity, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Mama’s Nightingale

by Edwidge Danticat

Age 06 or older

Themes: Detention, Educator Resource, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: By Detention, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

Resistance: My Story of Activism

by Frantzy Luzincourt

Age 09 or older

Themes: Activism, Discrimination: Racial, Education & Literacy, Engagement Tool: Video, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Running

by Natalia Sylvester

Age 12 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Multilingual Character, Multiracial Identity

Selavi, That is Life: A Haitian Story of Hope

by Youme Nguyen Ly

Age 04 or older

Themes: Community Action, Loss of Childhood, Welcoming by Community

The Year I Flew Away

by Marie Arnold

Age 08 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Racial, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience

We Are All That’s Left

by Carrie Arcos

Age 12 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Human Rights Violation: Genocide, Loss of Childhood, Multiracial Identity, Refugee: Persecution, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Muslim, The Arts, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend