November 2021 Explore Ancestry and Identity

November: Explore Ancestry and Identity

NEA Read Across America Books and Resources November 2021

November 2021 Additional Resources


  • "Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut" by Derrick Barnes

  • "Dreamers" by Yuyi Morales

  • "Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story" by Kevin Noble Maillard

  • "The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family" by Ibtihaj Muhammad

  • "We Are Grateful" by Otsaliheliga

  • "The Undefeated" by Kwame Alexander 

Middle Grade 

  • "Echo" by Pam Munoz

  • Rick Riordan Presents books

  • "Prairie Lotus" by Linda Sue Park

  • "Song for a Whale" by Lynne Kelly  

  • "Black Brother, Black Brother" by Jewell Parker Rhodes 

  • "When Stars are Scattered" by Omar Mohamed and Victoria Jamieson

Young Adult Level 

  • "Far From the Tree" by Robin Benway

  • "The Poet X" by Elizabeth Acevedo

  • "Calling My Name" by Liara Tamani

  • "Stamped" by  Jason Reynolds

  • "American Born Chinese" by Gene Luen Yang

  • "Darius the Great is Not Okay" by Adib Khorram

  • "Weight of the Stars" by K. Ancrum