Books: Exploring Equity and Diversity
Library Media Programs - Library Selections
Kerry Townsend, Library Media Programs Coordinator, shares two lists of award winning books currently available in our school libraries (or on our list to purchase!).
Books We've Read
"New Kid" by Jerry Craft
Winner of 17 awards and distinctions including the 2020 Coretta Scott King Author Award, the 2019 Kirkus Prize for Young Reader's Literature and the 2020 John Newberry Medal, "New Kid" is a graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real.
(This book is available through the Sora app, an electronic library available to CPS families. For more information about Digital Learning options in Columbia Public Schools go to https://sites.google.com/cpsk12.org/cpsdiglearning/reading-and-research)