Indigenous Voices & Experiences: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate, celebrate, and encourage dialogue on the diverse nations, cultures, and experiences of Native peoples throughout North America. Celebrate Native American Heritage Month—and continue Read more...

Right to Read: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of centering around education and persons right to read.

Huda F Are You?

Huda used to be the only person in her class wearing a hijab, but when she moves to Dearborn, Michigan and starts a new high school, that all changes. There Read more...

Posted by on July 7, 2022

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 Read more...

New From Here

Drawn from the author’s own experiences, this is a moving story that explores the stress that a pandemic can put on an Asian-American family.

It’s Trevor Noah: Born A Crime: Stories From A South African Childhood

Trevor Noah is known in the USA as the host of The Daily Show since 2015, but this book tells the story of his youth.  Trevor Noah grew up in Read more...

Posted by on December 2, 2021

Advocacy & Activists: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue around advocacy, activism and allyship in relation to social justice issues.

King and The Dragonflies

After dealing with the sudden passing of his older brother Khalid, Kingston James finds himself fixated on the last conversation he and his brother shared: Why King shouldn’t be hanging Read more...

Posted by on July 15, 2021

Asian and Pacific Islander Voices: A Reading List for Grade School

We hope these selections serve to spotlight #ownvoices stories by authors of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage, introduce readers to diverse writers and perspectives, and educate and encourage a dialogue Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Asian and Pacific Islander Voices: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to spotlight #ownvoices stories by authors of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage, introduce readers to diverse writers and perspectives, and educate and encourage a dialogue Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Asian and Pacific Islander Voices: A Reading List for Children and Families

We hope these selections serve to spotlight #ownvoices stories by authors of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage, introduce readers to diverse writers and perspectives, and educate and encourage a dialogue Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Asian and Pacific Islander Voices: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to spotlight #ownvoices stories by authors of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage, introduce readers to diverse writers and perspectives, and educate and encourage a dialogue Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Black History Month: A Reading List for Adults

Celebrate Black History Month with books by Black authors and writing focusing on Black characters, history, and culture. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on Read more...

Posted by on February 8, 2021

Black History Month: A Reading List for Teens

Celebrate Black History Month with books by Black authors and writing focusing on Black characters, history, and culture. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on Read more...

One Community, Many Voices: A Reading List for Children & Families

This list is a great way to start your Westmont Reads experience. WPL librarians have selected titles for all ages by authors from a wide range of communities, backgrounds, experiences, Read more...

Posted by on December 13, 2020

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