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Themed Booklists

Contemporary Prejudice

These books feature teens examining their own beliefs and values in the face of religious, cultural, racial and gender discrimination. Titles complement history units on World War II and the Holocaust. 

The Revealers

Doug Wilhelm
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2003

Grace in the Wilderness: After the Liberation 1945-1948

Aranka Siegal
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction, Historical Fiction
Published:
1985

Never Mind the Goldbergs

Matthue Roth
Age Level:
YA

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Mirjam Pressler
Age Level:
YA

Child of Dandelions

Shenaaz Nanji
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction, Historical Fiction
Archival photo of Black Civil Rights activists Mae Bertha Carter and her children

Silver Rights

Constance Curry
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2014
Fire from the Rock

Fire from the Rock

Sharon Draper
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction, Historical Fiction
Published:
2007
The Complete Persepolis

The Complete Persepolis

Marjane Satrapi
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir
Published:
2000