Special Collections

#ReadingBlackout

Description: To celebrate Black History Month, readers across the world are participating in the #ReadingBlackout and exclusively reading works by Black authors. Dive into this eclectic collection of fiction, non-fiction, Y.A., science fiction, and poetry.


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Binti

by Nnedi Okorafor

Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy.

Date Added: 02/05/2018


Category: Science Fiction

Piecing Me Together

by Renée Watson

Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she's ever going to succeed. Her mother tells her to take advantage of every opportunity that comes her way. And she has.

Date Added: 02/05/2018


Category: Young Adult Fiction

Allegedly

by Tiffany D. Jackson

Orange Is the New Black meets Walter Dean Myer’s Monster in this gritty, twisty, and haunting debut by Tiffany D. Jackson about a girl convicted of murder seeking the truth while surviving life in a group home.Mary B. Addison killed a baby.

Date Added: 02/05/2018


Category: Young Adult Fiction

How It Went Down

by Kekla Magoon

When sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson dies from two gunshot wounds, his community is thrown into an uproar. Tariq was black. The shooter, Jack Franklin, is white.

Date Added: 02/05/2018


Category: Young Adult Fiction

All American Boys

by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

In an unforgettable new novel from award-winning authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, two teens--one black, one white--grapple with the repercussions of a single violent act that leaves their school, their community, and, ultimately, the

Date Added: 02/05/2018


Category: Young Adult Fiction

American Street

by Ibi Zoboi

American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys.

Date Added: 02/05/2018


Category: Young Adult Fiction

Dear Martin

by Nic Stone

"Raw and gripping." —Jason Reynolds, New York Times bestselling coauthor of All American Boys A must-read!

Date Added: 02/05/2018


Category: Young Adult Fiction

The Hate U Give

by Angie Thomas

Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, Angie Thomas’s searing debut about an ordinary girl in extraordinary circumstances addresses issues of racism and police violence with intelligence, heart, and unflinching honesty.

Date Added: 02/05/2018


Category: Young Adult Fiction

This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America

by Morgan Jerkins

From one of the fiercest critics writing today, Morgan Jerkins’ highly-anticipated collection of linked essays interweaves her incisive commentary on pop culture, feminism, black history, misogyny, and racism with her own experiences to confront the

Date Added: 02/08/2018


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So You Want to Talk About Race

by Ijeoma Oluo

In this breakout book, Ijeoma Oluo explores the complex reality of today's racial landscape--from white privilege and police brutality to systemic discrimination and the Black Lives Matter movement--offering straightforward clarity that readers need

Date Added: 02/08/2018


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