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Monday, November 8, 2021

Read Across America: November 2021- Explore Ancestry and Identity

Every Month, NEA's Read Across America highlights books for young readers that explore a topic related to diversity and inclusion.

The theme for November is Explore Ancestry and Identity:

Reading and discussing books with characters that make connections with their ancestors and their identity can help students embrace their own identities and the identities of others.

Here are the recommended books of the month. Find discussion questions and more resources at their website.

Elementary: All Around Us by Xelena Gonz├ílez

Middle Grade: Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Young Adult: 
Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger