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July 21: Ten Books That Celebrate Diversity/Diverse Characters (example: features minority/religious minority, socioeconomic diversity, disabled MC, neurotypical character, LGBTQ etc etc.)
1. Moon Called; Patricia Briggs. A great story about a coyote shape-shifter in a world of werewolves and vampires.
2. Santa Olivia; Jacqueline Carey. A different kind of werewolf, and one determined girl, out to save her love.
3. Three Parts Dead; Max Gladstone. All they have to do is resurrect a dead god. Simple, right?
4. Will Grayson, Will Grayson; John Green. Two very different teens named Will Grayson meet, and it changes both their lives.
5. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time; Mark Haddon. A beautifully told story that is about more than the mystery of what happened to the dog.
6. Of Darkness, Light, and Fire; Tanya Huff. Two books, one about saving a kingdom from a volcano, and another about saving the world.
7. Heralds of Valdemar series; Mercedes Lackey. People who partner with telepathic horses that aren’t really horses, nomads on the plains, enormous birds of prey in the forests… this world has it all.
8. Everything Leads to You; Nina LaCour. Not just a love story, a story about self-discovery.
9. Cinder; Marissa Meyer. Cyborg Cinderella, and a scary Lunar Queen.
10. Monstrous Regiment; Terry Pratchett. A young girl dresses up as a boy to join the army and find her brother. It turns out she isn’t the only one to have that idea…