Jamaican/Jamaican American

Dumplings for Lili

by Melissa Iwai

Age 06 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Welcoming by Individual

French Toast

by Kari-Lynn Winters

Age 04 or older

Themes: Canadian Connection, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Discrimination: Racial, Diverse Abilities: Physical, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Multiracial Identity, Starred Review

Hurricane Summer

by Asha Bromfield

Age 13 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generational Differences: Gender Roles, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Malaika, Carnival Queen

by Nadia L. Holm

Age 04 or older

Themes: Canadian Connection, Celebrations, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Engagement Tool: Arts, Engagement Tool: Video, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Migrant/Seasonal Worker, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

Malaika’s Winter Carnival

by Nadia L. Hohn

Age 06 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Reunion of Family

Our Stories Carried Us Here

by Full List in Materials

Age 12 or older

Themes: Citizenship, Discrimination: Cultural, Engagement Tool: Video, Graphic Novel, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, Immigrant: Religious Freedom, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Immigrant: Undocumented

Patsy

by Nicole Dennis-Benn

Age 15 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Immigration Status, Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Undocumented, LGBTQIA+, Religious Background: Christian

See Where We Come From!

by Scot Ritchie

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity

The Black Flamingo

by Dean Atta

Age 14 or older

Themes: LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

The Sun Is Also a Star

by Nicola Yoon

Age 12 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Award Winner, Cross-Group Dating, Deportation, Immigrant: Undocumented, Own Voices/Lived Experience

The Time of Green Magic

by Hilary McKay

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 2nd, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore

Your Corner Dark

by Desmond Hall

Age 14 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend