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

Date Added: 02/05/2018


Category: Young Adult Fiction

Allegedly

by Tiffany D. Jackson

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

Date Added: 02/05/2018


Category: Young Adult Fiction

Dear Martin

by Nic Stone

Date Added: 02/05/2018


Category: Young Adult Fiction

The Hate U Give

by Angie Thomas

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends.

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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