Jackson, Tiffany D. Grown. 2020. 384p. HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99 (9780062840356). Gr. 9-up.
Enchanted Jones is accused of murdering the famous R&B star with whom she was entangled with.
Simon, Rachel E.. The Every Body Book: The LGBTQ+ Inclusive Guide for Kids about Sex, Gender, Bodies, and Families. Illus. by Noah Grigni. 2020. 88p. Jessica Kinsley Publishing, $19.95 (9781787751736). Gr. 2-6.
A modern LGBTQ+ inclusive guide for children to all things sex, gender, changing bodies, and families meant to provide information and answers to young people learning about themselves and others.
Singh, Rina. Grandmother School. Illus. by Ellen Rooney. 2020. 32p. Orca, $19.95 (9781459819054). PreS- Gr.1.
In a small village in India a young girl walks her grandmother to a special school every day that teaches grandmothers to learn to read.
Kisner, Adrienne. Six Angry Girls. 2020. 272p. Feiwel & Friends, $17.99 (9781250253422). Gr. 6-12.
Six Girls form a Mock Trial team, fight sexist judges via yarn bombing, and find a little love and acceptance along the way.
Moss, Caroline. Work It, Girl: Michelle Obama. Illus. by Sinem Erkas. 2020. 64p. Quarto Knows / Frances Lincoln Children’s, $15.99 (9780711245181). Gr. 2 – 4.
Follow the incredible journey of Michelle Obama from lawyer to advocate for social change to First Lady of the United States, and learn how to be a leader just like her.
Lee, Lyla. I’ll Be the One. 2020. 336p. Harper Collins / Katherine Tegen, $17.99 (9780062936929). Gr. 6-12.
Skye Shin is determined to win a competition to become the next big K-Pop star, and she won’t let anyone tell her she needs to lose weight to do it.
Curry, Parker & Jessica. Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment. Illus. by Brittany Jackson. 2019. 40p. Simon & Schuster, $17.99 (9781534451865). PreS – Gr. 1.
During a trip to the National Portrait Gallery, young Parker sees Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s portrait for the first time and sees her future greatness in her role model’s image.
Keller, Tae. When You Trap a Tiger. 2020. 304p. Random House Books for Young Readers, $16.99 (9781524715700). Gr. 4-7.
Lily bargains with a tiger to save her grandmother while discovering more about herself along the way.
Salazar, Aida. Land of the Cranes. 2020. 272p. Scholastic Press, $17.99 (9781338343809). Gr. 3-6.
Betita unknowingly becomes an activist while detained by the US government for being undocumented.
Ahmed, Samira. Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know. 2020. 336p. Soho Teen, $18.99 (9781616959890). Gr. 9 and up.
Visiting Paris for the summer, Khayyam Maquet follows an art-world mystery involving Dumas, Byron, and a mysterious woman who has a story bigger than the rest.