Various

Imagine a Garden: Stories of Courage Changing the World

by Rina Singh

Age 08 or older

Themes: Activism, Allyship, Canadian Connection, Celebrations, Community Action, Cultural Empowerment, Recommended: Community Rallying Against Hate, Welcoming by Individual

Immigrant Innovators: 30 Entrepreneurs Who Made a Difference

by Samantha Chagollan

Age 08 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, Own Voices/Lived Experience

In the Spirit of a Dream

by Aida Salazar

Age 05 or older

Themes: Anthology, Celebrations, Genre: Historical, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Ink Knows No Borders

by Alyssa Raymond

Age 12 or older

Themes: Anthology, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Language Ability, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generation: 2nd, Generational Differences: Language, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: War/Conflict

Journey to America: Celebrating Inspiring Immigrants Who Became Brilliant Scientists, Game-Changing Activists & Amazing Entertainers

by Maliha Abidi

Age 06 or older

Themes: Anthology, Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Generation: 1st, Generation: 2nd, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, STEM, The Arts

Light for All

by Margarita Engle

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Genre: Historical, Starred Review

Little Dumplings

by Jekka Kuhlmann, Krissy Kuhlmann,

Age 00 or older

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

Luli and the Language of Tea

by Andrea Wang

Age 04 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy, Engagement Tool: Video, Family Relationship: Parents, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual

Luz para todos (Light for All)

by Margarita Engle

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Genre: Historical, Non-English Book: Spanish, Starred Review

Migrants

by Eduard Altarriba

Age 08 or older

Themes: Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, Immigrant: Religious Freedom, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Immigrant: Undocumented, Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Persecution, Refugee: Unspecified

Migrations: Open Hearts, Open Borders

by ICPBS

Age 08 or older

Themes: Allegory, Anthology

Moon’s Ramadan

by Natasha Khan Kazi

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations: Ramadan, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim

New Mainers: Portraits of Our Immigrant Neighbors

by Pat Nyhan

Age 14 or older

Themes: Anthology

Our American Dream

by Fiona McEntee

Age 05 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, Refugee: Persecution, Refugee: War/Conflict

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

Our World is a Family: Our Community Can Change the World

by Miry Whitehill

Age 03 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Citizenship, Cross-Group Friendship, Welcoming by Community

Our World of Dumplings

by Francie Dekker

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food

Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town

by Warren St. John

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Immigrant: Education, Refugee: War/Conflict

Paletero Man

by Lucky Diaz

Age 04 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

Paletero Man / !Que Paletero tan Cool! (Bilingual Spanish-English)

by Lucy Diaz

Age 04 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

Reclaim the Stars

by Zoraida Córdova

Age 12 or older

Themes: Anthology, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore

Refugees

by Brian Bilston

Age 05 or older

Themes: Refugee Camp, Refugee: Economic Crisis, Refugee: Persecution, Refugee: War/Conflict, Welcoming by Community

Refugees and Migrants

by Ceri Roberts

Age 07 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy, Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Asylee, Refugee: War/Conflict

Salma the Syrian Chef

by Danny Ramadan

Age 04 or older

Themes: Canadian Connection, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Education & Literacy, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Welcoming by Community, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

Say My Name

by Joanna Ho

Age 04 or older

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

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees

by Mary Beth Leatherdale

Age 09 or older

Themes: Anthology, Canadian Connection, Discrimination: Racial, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Engagement Tool: I'm Your Neighbor Books Created, Engagement Tool: Video, Genre: Historical, Recommended: "Cartography" Companion Reads, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Jewish, Religious Background: Muslim, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

The Newcomer Fieldbook

by Louise El Yaafouri

Themes: Educator Resource, Welcoming by Individual

The Newcomer Student

by Louise El Yaafouri

Themes: Educator Resource, Welcoming by Individual

The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom

by Helen Thorpe

Age 15 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Family Separation: On Journey, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Camp, Refugee: Environmental Crisis, Refugee: War/Conflict, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

The Welcome Chair

by Rosemary Wells

Age 04 or older

Themes: Immigrant: Economic, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Jewish, Welcoming by Individual

Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New Land

by John Coy

Age 06 or older

Themes: Anthology, Discrimination: Language Ability, Discrimination: Racial, Discrimination: Religious, Educator Resource, Engagement Tool: Video, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

Voces Sin Fronteras: Our Stories, Our Truth

by Latin American Youth Center Writers

Age 13 or older

Themes: Anthology, Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Graphic Novel, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Own Voices/Lived Experience