Somali/Somali American

Call Me American

by Abdi Nor Iftin

Age 15 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Education & Literacy, Loss of Childhood, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Muslim

I’m New Here

by Anne Sibley O'Brien

Age 06 or older

Themes: Allyship, Bilingual Character, Cross-Group Friendship, Engagement Tool: Arts, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Engagement Tool: I'm Your Neighbor Books Created, Welcoming by Individual

Kiki and Jacques: A Refugee Story

by Susan Ross

Age 08 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Death of Family or Friend

Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday

by Natalie C. Anderson

Age 12 or older

Themes: Child Soldiers, Family Relationship: Siblings, Loss of Childhood

My Friend Jamal

by Anna McQuinn

Age 05 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Generation: 1st, Religious Background: Muslim

One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together

by Amy Bass

Age 15 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Racial, Refugee: War/Conflict, Welcoming by School

Out of Nowhere

by Maria Padian

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Racial, Refugee: War/Conflict

Sadiq and the Desert Star

by Siman Nuurali

Age 06 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim

Someone New

by Anne Sibley O'Brien

Age 06 or older

Themes: Allyship, Cross-Group Friendship, Engagement Tool: Arts, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Engagement Tool: I'm Your Neighbor Books Created, Welcoming by Individual

Something About America

by Maria Testa

Age 12 or older

Themes: Community Action, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Racial, Discrimination: Religious, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Engagement Tool: I'm Your Neighbor Books Created, Engagement Tool: Video, Family Relationship: Parents, Refugee: War/Conflict, Welcoming by Community

When Stars Are Scattered

by Victoria Jamieson

Age 09 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy, Family Relationship: Siblings, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Camp