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33 Results
Race cars : a children's book about white privilege —Devenny, Jenny, author.

'Race Cars' is a childrens book about white privilege created to help parents and educators facilitate tough conversations about race, privilege, and oppression. Written by a clinical social worker and child therapist wi...

The vanishing half —Bennett, Brit, author.

"The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adu...

The vanishing half —Bennett, Brit, author.
Large Print
2020
Availability: 6 of 19

"The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adu...

The moon looked down —Garlock, Dorothy

Sophie Heller and her family, refugees from Nazi Germany, become the targets of suspicion and a vicious attack as war fever grips their small Illinois town. Not one to back down, newspaperwoman Sophie finds an ally in an...

The vanishing half —Bennett, Brit, author.
Book On CD
2020
Availability: 6 of 7

"The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adu...

The shade tree —Shea, Theresa, author.

"The Shade Tree is a searing exploration of racial injustice set against the backdrop of some of America's most turbulent historical events. The lives of two white sisters and a black midwife are inextricably linked thro...

The moon looked down —Garlock, Dorothy.
Large Print
2009
Availability: 7 of 9

Sophie Heller and her family, refugees from Nazi Germany, become the targets of suspicion and a vicious attack as war fever grips their small Illinois town. Not one to back down, newspaperwoman Sophie finds an ally in an...

In search of April Raintree —Mosionier, Beatrice, 1949- author.
Book Club
2019
Availability: 0 of 1

The powerful and moving life stories of two Métis sisters who suffer the breakdown of their family relations and the injustices of the social services system. Ten critical essays accompany one of the best-known texts by...

The mercy seat —Winthrop, Elizabeth Hartley, 1979- author.
Large Print
2018
Availability: 5 of 6

A complex portrait of a small town in Louisiana in 1943, as seen in the twelve hours before a black teenager's execution for the alleged rape of a white woman. 1943: Eighteen year old Willie Jones sits in his cell in New...

The turnaround : a novel —Pelecanos, George P.

On a hot summer afternoon in 1972, three teenagers drove into an unfamiliar neighbourhood and six lives were altered forever. Thirty-five years later, one survivor of that day reaches out to another, opening a door that ...

New England white —Carter, Stephen L., 1954-
Book On CD
2007
Availability: 3 of 4

In a peaceful New England university town, a murder threatens to unravel the thin veneer hiding the racial complications of the town's past, the hidden secrets of a prominent family, and African-American political influe...

The reluctant fundamentalist —Hamid, Mohsin, 1971-

"Changez is living an immigrant's dream of America. At the top of his class at Princeton, he is snapped up by the elite valuation firm of Underwood Samson. He thrives on the energy of New York, and his budding romance wi...

The broken shore —Temple, Peter, 1946-2018

In a quiet place on the coast, a prominent local philanthropist Charles Bougoyne is bashed and left for dead. Evidence points to three boys from the nearby Aboriginal community, but Joe Cashin, the local cop, is unconvin...

Africaville —Colvin, Jeffrey, author.
Large Print
2020
Availability: 2 of 2

"Structured as a triptych, Africaville chronicles the lives of three generations of the Sebolt family--Kath Ella, her son Omar/Etienne, and her grandson Warner--whose lives unfold against the tumultuous events of the twe...

Caught dead : a Rick Van Lam mystery —Lanh, Andrew.

"Mary Le Vu, wife of a poor grocery-store owner, is gunned down in a drive-by. Her twin sister insists dutiful Mary 'wouldn't be caught dead' in that drug-infested zone. The police rule it an unlucky accident. Skeptics h...

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