Own Voices: A Reading List for Adults

The #ownvoices hashtag was created by author Corinne Duyvis to spotlight books about characters with marginalized identities created by authors who share the same marginalized identity (or identities). The character and creator Read more...

Posted by on July 2, 2020

Race, Racism, and Black Lives: A Fiction Reading List for Adults

Red at The Bone by Jacqueline Woodson An unexpected teenage pregnancy pulls together two families from different social classes, and exposes the private hopes, disappointments, and longings that can bind Read more...

Posted by on June 12, 2020

Race, Racism, and Black Lives: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of racial justice, especially centering Black lives, voices, and communities.

Posted by on June 9, 2020

Race, Racism, and Black Lives: A Reading List for Children & Families

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of racial justice, especially centering Black lives, voices, and communities.

Posted by on June 9, 2020

Race, Racism, and Black Lives: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of racial justice, especially centering Black lives, voices, and communities.

Posted by on June 9, 2020

Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay by Randy Ribay

Jay Reguero had always felt a bit out of place. With a Filipino father and an American mother, there was always a part of him that struggled with his own Read more...

Posted by on October 5, 2019

The Big Sick by Michael Showalter

Kumail uses humor constantly to confront uncomfortable or difficult situations, including his girlfriend's mysterious illness and his family's expectations for him.

Posted by on March 21, 2019

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison

Throughout history, black women – from virtual unknowns to luminaries – have been leading the way in medicine, law, the arts, sports and more, but they have not always been Read more...

Posted by on January 19, 2019

The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani

Through a series of letters written to her deceased mother, shy, quiet, twelve year-old Nisha tells the story of her family’s journey from the newly-formed Pakistan to India in the Read more...

Posted by on July 11, 2018

Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai

Twelve year-old Mai is not looking forward to summer vacation. Why? Her parents are forcing her to spend it accompanying her grandmother, Ba, to Vietnam, to visit family Mai has Read more...

Posted by on May 6, 2018

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