Kids Reading Outdoor

BBBS Lending Library

 

Books for Teens

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Between the Lines

Nikki Grimes

Age: 12-17
Pages: 224
diversity, poetry, coming of age, coping with challenges

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Various Authors

Age: 13-18
Pages: 416
Black, self-esteem, LGBTQ

Black Girl Magic: A Poem

Mahogany L. Browne

Age: 13-18
Pages: 40
Black, poetry, self-esteem, women, inspiration

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Booked

Kwame Alexander

Age:10-15
Pages: 314
sport, friendship, love of reading, relationships

The Boy in the Black Suit

Jason Reynolds

Age: 13-18
Pages: 272 pages
relationships, coping with loss, coping with challenges

The Crossover

Kwame Alexander

Age: 10-18
Pages: 218 pages
sports, basketball, inspiration, family

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Fat Angie

E. Charlton-Trujillo

Age: 13-18
Pages: 264
coming of  age, LGBTQ, self-esteem

For Every One

Jason Reynolds

Age: 10-18
Pages:112
dreams, inspiration

Fresh Ink

Various Authors

Age: 13-18
Pages: 187
stories, social justice

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Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World

Sarah Prager and Zoe More O'Ferrall

Age: 13-18
Pages: 259
LGBTQ

Rebound

Kwame Alexander

Age: 10-15
Pages: 416
Black, sports, basketball, jazz, grandparents, family

Star-Crossed

Barbra Dee

Age: 11-16
Pages: 304
LGBTQ, coming of age

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Symptoms of Being Human

Jeff Garvin

Age: 13-18
Pages: 352
LGBTQ, bullying

The Stars Beneath Our Feet

David Barclay Moore

Age: 10-15
Pages: 304
coping with loss, family, coming of age

Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina

Michaela DePrince with Elaine DePrince

Age: 13-18
Pages: 256
Black, ballet

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Who Am I Without Him?

Sharon Flake

Age: 13-18
Pages: 168
Black, relationships, self-esteem, diversity

145th Street: Short Stories

Walter Dean Myers

Age: 12-15
Pages: 208
Black, relationships, self-esteem, diversity

 

Books for Middle Readers

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Comics Squad #1: Recess!

Jeniffer Holm

Age: 7-12
Graphic Novel - 133 pages
love of reading, friends

The Ethan I was Before

Ali Standish

Age: 11-14
Pages: 352
love, loss, sports

Flying Lessons & Other Stories

Various Authors

Age: 8-12
Pages: 240
stories, inspiration, self-esteem, friendship

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Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life

Ashley Bryan

Age: 8-12
Picture Book
African American, slavery, history

Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. Ever.

Various Authors

Age: 10-13
Pages: 205
stories, women

Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

Catherine Timmesh

Age: 9-14
Pages: 106
women, inspiration, positive role models

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Hoop Kings

Charles R. Smith Jr

Ages 8-12
Pages: 40
basketball, rap, poetry

Little Cat's Luck

Marion Dane Bauer

Age: 8-12
Pages: 240
self-esteem, persistence

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Vashti Harrison

Age:7-12
Pages: 96
Black, women, inspiration, positive role models

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The Lotterys Plus One

Emma Donoghue

Age: 8-12
Pages: 303
family, communication, interaction, coping with memory loss, grandparents

Lumberjanes #1: Beware the Kitten Holy

Noelle Stevenson

Age: 9-12
Pages: 128
women, inspiration, positive role models

Mangoes, Mischief, and Tales of Friendship: Stories from India

Chitra Soundar

Age: 7-9 years
Pages: 179
stories, persistence, creativity, South Asia

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Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes

Juan Felipe Herrera and Raul Colón

Age:8-12 years
Pages: 96
Hispanic, Latinx, women, inspiration, positive role models

Princess Princess Ever After

Katie O'Neill

Age: 7-12
Pages: 56
coping with challenges, self-esteem

Unstoppable

Art Coulsen

Age: 6-10
Picture book
Native American, sports, history, coping with challenges

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Us, in Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos

Lulu Delacre

Age: 8-12
Pages: 256
stories, Latinx, diversity

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

Various Authors

Age:12-18
Pages: 88
stories, poems, social justice

Women in Science

Rachel Ignotofsky

Age: 10-18
Pages: 127
women, inspiration, positive role models

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Women in Sports

Rachel Ignotofsky

Age: 10-18
Pages: 127
Keywords: sports, women, inspiration, positive role models

 

Books for Early Readers

Always Remember

Cece Meng

Age: 4-9
Picture Book
Keywords: Coping with death/loss

And Tango Makes Three

Justin Richardson

Age:4-9
Picture Book
LGBTQ, diversity, families

Everett Anderson's Goodbye

Lucille Clifton

Age: 4-9
Picture Book
Keywords: coping with death/loss

Firebird

Misty Copeland

Age:5-8
Picture book
Black, ballet, inspiration, women

How Chipmunk Got His Stripes

Joseph Burchac

Age: 4-9
Picture book
Native American, folk tales

I'll Always Love You

Hans Wilhelm

Age: 3-7
Picture Book
coping with death/loss

In the Sea

David Elliot

Age: 4-9
Picture Book
poems, diversity, social behavior

It's Okay to be Different

Todd Parr

Age: 3-7
Picture Book
diversity

My Family, Your Family

Lisa Bullard

Age: 4-9
Picture Book
families, diversity

Neither

Arlie Anderson

Age: 4-8
Picture Book

diversity

The People Could Fly

Virginia Hamilton and Leo & Diane Dillon

Age: 4-9
Picture Book
Black, stories

The Remember Balloons

Jessie Oliveros

Age: 4-9
Picture Book
grandparents, coping with memory loss

Seven Blind Mice

Ed Young

Age: 3-7
Picture Book
beginner readers, the whole is bigger than the part

Shaking Things Up

Susan Hood

Age: 4-9
Pages: 40
poems, inspiration, self-esteem, women

She Persisted

Chelsea Clinton

Age: 4-10
Picture book
women, inspiration, positive role models

When I Feel Sad

Cornelia Maude Spelman

Age: 4-6
Picture Book
feeling

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears

Verna Aardema

Age: 4-9
Picture Book
African, folk tales, Black

 

Games

Bananagrams

improve reading skills

Jungle Speed Safari

relationship building

Kahuna

strategy

Laser Chess

strategy

Rush Hour

strategy

Rhino Hero

teambuilding

Sequence

Strategy

Stowaway 52

decision making, reading

Super Genius Addition

addition skills

Switch Pitch Ball

physical activity, fidget

Tally Ho!

strategy

Toss & Catch Game

physical activity, fidget

Mag-O-Mag

trust

Super Genius Reading

reading skills

7,8,9

math skills

Goblet

strategy

Brix

strategy

Jump Ship

decision making/reading

Snap Circuits 3D

STEM, logic

Snap Circuits Motion

STEM, logic

I Know Coping Skills

mental health

I Know Positive Self Esteem

mental health

Ungame Kids

communication

Ungame Teens

communication

Ungame Family

communication

Feelings Detective

mental health, communincation

I Feel Angry When

communication, conflict resolution,  mental health

Ice Breaker Thumb Ball

communication, relationship building

Who Are You? Thumb Ball

communication, relationship building

Best, Worst, First Thumb Ball

communication, relationship building

Emotion Mania Thumb Ball

communication, relationship building

Who Are You? Thumb Ball

communication, relationship building

Empathy Thumb Ball

communication, relationship building

XL Traffic Jam

strategy

Let's Talk! A Conversation Game

communication, mental health

 

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