The Way to School by Rosemary McCarney - Minimal text and stunning photographs from around the world describe the remarkable, and often dangerous, journeys children make every day on their way to and from school.

The Way to School by Rosemary McCarney with Plan International - out September 2015 Photo: Saikat Mojumder

Shannen and the Dream for a School by Janet Wilson - This is the true story of Shannen Koostachin and the people of Attawapiskat, a Cree community in Northern Ontario, who have been fighting for a new school since the late 1970s when a fuel leak contaminated their original school building.

Shannen and the dream for a school by Janet Wilson IRC & HAM 2011

Dear Baobab by Cheryl Foggo - Maiko knows what it is like to be small and to feel planted in the wrong place... Maiko has left his village in Africa far behind, moving to North America to live with his aunt and uncle. When he thinks of home, he thinks of the beautiful big baobab tree at the center of the village.

Dear Baobab, by Cheryl Foggo: An orphaned African boy moves to North America to live with his aunt and uncle. He misses his favorite baobab tree, and finds a new tree to connect with. What will he do when his new tree "friend" is threatened?

A Long Way from Home by Alice Walsh- An Afghan girl, an American boy, and the resilient residents of a small town are thrown together on 9/11.

A Long Way from Home by Alice Walsh- An Afghan girl, an American boy, and the resilient residents of a small town are thrown together on

A Gift for Gita by Rachna Gilmore- Gita and her family are in turmoil. During her grandmother's visit, Gita's father announces that he has received a job offer back in India. They have been living in North America for a few years, and now have a full life and friends here. What should the family do?

A Gift for Gita (Picture book): Gita is getting used to her new home but misses her grandmother in India.

Our Heroes by Janet Wilson - True stories of children who opened up their hearts and minds to the unfairness of the world and decided to try and make a difference, because everyone deserves to be happy.

Our Heroes: How Kids are Making a Difference by Janet Wilson: Biographies of ten children from around the world who opened up their hearts and minds to the injustices of the world and took action, changing their world for the better.

Morning Star by Judith Plaxton - The Underground Railroad links two girls more than a century apart...

Morning Star by Judith Plaxton - The Underground Railroad links two girls more than a century apart.

Mom and Mum are Getting Married! by Ken Setterington - When Rosie comes home to find her Mom dancing alone in the living room - on a school day - she knows something wonderful is about to happen. So when one of her two mothers announces, "Your Mum and I are getting married!" they can't wait to start planning the big day.

Mom and Mum are Getting Married!: Ken Setterington, Alice Priestley: LGBTQ Books in the Classroom

Gray Wolf's Search by Bruce Swanson - Young Gray Wolf lives on the Pacific Northwest coast with the other members of the Wolf Clan. His uncle, the clan shaman, tells Gray Wolf that his future success depends on completing an important task...

Gray Wolf's Search by Bruce Swanson - Young Gray Wolf lives on the Pacific Northwest coast with the other members of the Wolf Clan. His uncle, the clan shaman, tells Gray Wolf that his future success depends on completing an important task.

Lacey and the African Grandmothers by Sue Farrell Holler - Lacey hears about a project to help grandmothers in Africa who are raising their grandchildren because their parents have died from AIDS. Even though Africa is far, far away, Lacey wants to help and emails the grandmothers with a plan to raise money by selling beaded purses.

When Lacey Little Bird hears about a project to help grandmothers in Africa who are raising their grandchildren orphaned by AIDS, she is determined to help by sewing purses and bags to sell. Based on a true story.

Every Day is Malala Day by Rosemary McCarney - This is a letter to Malala Yousafzal, a young girl who was shot by the Taliban simply because she wanted to go to school. In this book, girls from around the world express their sympathy, sisterhood, and admiration for her.

Perfect Picture Book Every Day Is Malala Day by Rosemary McCarney with Plan International ages educating girls

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