Black Brother, Black Brother

Black Brother, Black BrotherFrom award winning and bestselling author, Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful coming of age story about two brothers, one who presents as white, the other as black, and the complex ways in which they are forced to navigate the world, all while training for a fencing competition Donte wishes he

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Red Hood

Red HoodYou are alone in the woods, seen only by the unblinking yellow moon Your hands are empty You are nearly naked And the wolf is angry Since her grandmother became her caretaker when she was four years old, Bisou Martel has lived a quiet life in a little house in Seattle Shes kept mostly to

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Deathless Divide (Dread Nation, #2)

Deathless Divide (Dread Nation, #2)The sequel to Dread Nation is a journey of revenge and salvation across a divided America After the fall of Summerland, Jane McKeene hoped her life would get simpler Get out of town, stay alive, and head west to California to find her mother But nothing is easy when you re a girl trained in

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A Black Women's History of the United States

A Black Women's History of the United StatesA revealing historyat once sobering and empoweringshowing Black women s expansive contributions since the 1600s Spanning over 400 years, this book, written by two award winning Black women historians, prioritizes all voices from poor and working class domestics to middle class reform women to sex

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The Nickel Boys

The Nickel BoysThe story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow era Florida.As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr Martin Luther King to heart He is as good as anyone Abandoned by his

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Small Great Things

Small Great ThingsRuth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with than twenty years experience During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she s been reassigned to another patient The parents are white supremacists and

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The Hate U Give

The Hate U GiveA three time winner of Goodreads Choice Awards Sixteen year old Starr Carter moves between two worlds the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood

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The Girl with the Louding Voice

The Girl with the Louding VoiceA powerful, emotional debut novel told in the unforgettable voice of a young Nigerian woman who is trapped in a life of servitude but determined to fight for her dreams and choose her own future Adunni is a fourteen year old Nigerian girl who knows what she wants an education This, her mother has

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Know My Name: A Memoir

Know My Name: A MemoirShe was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting her on Stanfords campus Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where it instantly went viralviewed

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The Night Watchman

The Night WatchmanBased on the extraordinary life of National Book Award winning author Louise Erdrichs grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with

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Between the World and Me

Between the World and MeThis is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta Nehisi Coates offers a powerful

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