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Ten Native American Authors You Should Know

Posted about 1 year ago by Claire F

Posted in Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with culture, history, indigenous people, Native American Heritage, Native Americans, November, social life and customs and Thanksgiving

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, explore this list of top ten popular Native American authors. These authors write on activism, culture, history, challenges of reservation life, and attempting to establish identities in the modern world.

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10 Books by Disabled Writers You Should Read

Posted about 1 year ago by Claire F

Posted in Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Teen and Pre-Teens and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with Asperger's syndrome, Spinal muscular atrophy, Autism, celiac disease, chronic illness, depression, disabilities, disability, families -- fiction, friendship, personal growth and Schizophrenia

October is National Disabilities Awareness Month, in which we not only recognize the existence of disabilities and the need for accessibility, but also celebrate the achievements of disabled individuals, both on the individual level and group level.

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Immigrant Stories through the Art of Aman Mojadidi’s Once Upon a Place

Posted about 1 year ago by Claire F

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks and Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry | Tagged with Art Exhibit, exhibits, experiences, families -- fiction, immigrants, stories and storytellers

Visit Main Library, Promenade Park or The University of Toledo starting September 15, 2017 to check out a unique phone booth exhibit.

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