Examples of FAIR-aligned Books

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Grades K-3

  • Families, Families, Families by Suzanne Lang
  • Can I Play Too? by Mo Willems
  • And Tango Makes Three by Peter Parnell
  • Thunder Boy Jr. by Alexie Sherman
  • The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage by Selina Alko

Grades 4-6

  • Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh
  • Tommy McKnight and the Great Election by Danny Kravitz
  • Sylvia & Aki by Winifred Conkling
  • We Were There, Too! by Philip Hoose

Grades 6-8

  • Under the Blood Red Sun by Graham Salisbury
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Alexie Sherman
  • Day of Tears by Julius Lester
  • Our California by Pam Munoz Ryan
  • She Touched the World: Laura Bridgman, Deaf-Blind Pioneer by Sally Hobart Alexander and Robert Alexander

Grades 9-12

  • Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two by Joseph Bruchac
  • Day of Two Suns: U.S. Nuclear Testing and the Pacific Islanders by Jane Diblin
  • Lincoln’s Melancholy: How depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness by Joshua Wolf Shenk
  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  • Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights by Ann Bausum