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Black Lives Matter: A Teen Booklist

Posted 3 months ago by Connie C

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with African Americans, Black Lives Matter Movement, coming of age stories, discrimination, justice, personal narratives, race relations, racism, teenagers and young adult books

​Inspired by the Black Lives Matter Movement, these titles offer inspiration for discussions of race, justice and privilege.​

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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: The Other Side

Posted 5 months ago by Eric P

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry | Tagged with emotions, juvenile fiction, metaphors, picture books, racism and stories for children

When is a picture book about a fence also a picture book about intolerance and justice and acceptance? Jacqueline Woodson's "The Other Side" has your answer.

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Best Nonfiction Books of 2016

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Nonfiction and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with astronomy, cancer patients, leadership, management, mathematicians, memoir, musicals, nonfiction, poverty, professional development, psychology, race relations, racism, social conditions, social sciences, space race, success and women's history

If you're a fan of nonfiction books, then you'll love this blog post. It includes the best of the best nonfiction books of 2016.

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