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Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card

Understand the hurdles Sara and her family faced to rebuild their lives after fleeing Iran and the anxiety that being an undocumented immigrant added to her awkward teenage years.
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Hope in the Holler

After her mother’s death, a scheming aunt whom Wavie has never known moves Wavie to her mama’s childhood home in Conley Holler.
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Pie is for Sharing

Good friends share food, fun, and of course, pie, at a memorable fourth of July picnic.
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The Prince and the Dressmaker

By day, Prince Sebastian is heir to the throne; by night, he’s the fashionable Lady Crystallia made all the more fabulous by Frances, his secret dressmaker.
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Ghost Boys

The dead are never gone, and the spirits of murdered African-American boys have a mission to continue on and bear witness.
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Julián Is a Mermaid

After seeing three women spectacularly dressed up as mermaids, Julián makes his own mermaid costume from Abuela’s curtain and potted fern. What will she think of the mess—and of Julián the mermaid?
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A Land of Permanent Goodbyes

After a horrific bombing, Tareq must travel with his father and one surviving younger sister, Susan, from war-torn Syria to Turkey to Greece.
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Aru Shah and the End of Time

Launched into the world of Hindu gods, Aru faces the Sleeper demon from the Lamp of Bharata—in her Spider-Man pajamas.
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Help for Families During COVID-19

Families play a key role in helping students avoid the "COVID-19 slide." We've curated a collection of helpful resources and fun activities designed to keep at-home learners engaged and growing.
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Great public schools for every student

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.