October 2021 Create Change

October: Create Change

October 2021 Reading List and Resources


NEA Read Across America Books and Resources October 2021


  • "Grace for President" by Kelly DiPucchio 

  • "Let the Children March" by Monica Clark-Robinson

  • "Hey Wall" by Susan Verde

  • "The One Day House" by Julia Durango

  • "Freedom on the Menu" by Carole Boston Weatherford

  • "No Voice too Small" by Lindsay H. Metcalf

  • "I Promise" by LeBron James

  • "Planting the Trees of Kenya" by Claire Nivola

  • "Sofia Valdez, Future Prez" by Andrea Beaty

  • "Strictly No Elephants" by Lisa Mantchev

Middle Grade 

  • "The Pants Project" by Cat Clarke

  • "I am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai 

  • "Marley Dias Gets it Done and So Can You!" By Marley Dias

  • "Maya and The Rising Dark" by Rena Barron

  • "A Good Kind of Trouble" by Lisa Moore Ramee

Young Adult Level 

  • "Moxie" by Jennifer Mathieu

  •  "March" Trilogy by John Lewis

  • "Anger is a Gift" by Mark Oshiro

  • "Letters From Young Activists" By Chesa Boudin and Kenyon Farrow

  • "He Said, She Said" by Kwame Alexander

  • "The Voting Booth" by Brandy 

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