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Such a fun age : a novel —Reid, Kiley, author.

Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living, with her confidence-driven brand, showing other women how to do the same. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted whil...

Cry, the beloved country —Paton, Alan.

Story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s.

Dear Martin —Stone, Nic, author.

Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

Small great things : a novel —Picoult, Jodi, 1966- author.

"A young woman and her husband, admitted to hospital to have a baby, request that their nurse be reassigned--they are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is black, to touch their baby. The hospital complies, but ...

Monsters and men

Tells the story of the aftermath of a police shooting of an unarmed black man, focusing on a young father who witnessed the incident, an African-American police officer, and a young baseball player deciding whether to jo...

A passage to India —Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970, author.

When Adela Quested and her elderly companion Mrs Moore arrive in the Indian town of Chandrapore, they quickly feel trapped by its insular and prejudiced 'Anglo-Indian' community. Determined to escape the parochial Englis...

To kill a mockingbird —Lee, Harper, author.

The explosion of racial hate and violence in a small Alabama town is viewed by a little girl whose father defends a black man accused of rape.

Small great things —Picoult, Jodi, 1966- author.
Large Print
2016
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"A young woman and her husband, admitted to hospital to have a baby, request that their nurse be reassigned--they are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is black, to touch their baby. The hospital complies, but ...

The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian —Alexie, Sherman, 1966-

Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Homegoing —Gyasi, Yaa, author.

An engaging family saga following two half-sisters -- one who marries into privilege and one sold into slavery -- and their descendants as they navigate the politics of their separate countries and their heritage. Each i...

Roll of thunder, hear my cry —Taylor, Mildred D.

A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.

The kindest lie : a novel —Johnson, Nancy (Novelist), author.

Needing to reconnect with the baby she gave up for adoption years earlier, an Ivy League-educated Black engineer uncovers devastating family secrets before her bond with a young white misfit scandalizes her racially torn...

The man who lived underground : a novel —Wright, Richard, 1908-1960, author.

"An explosive, previously unpublished novel by Richard Wright, written in the 1940s, at the height of his creative powers"-- Provided by publisher.

Yellow Crocus —Ibrahim, Laila, author.

"Moments after Lisbeth is born, she's taken from her mother and handed over to an enslaved wet nurse, Mattie, a young mother separated from her own infant son in order to care for her tiny charge. Thus begins an intense ...

Black buck —Askaripour, Mateo, author.

"For fans of Sorry to Bother You and Wolf of Wall Street: a crackling, satirical debut novel about a young black man who accidentally impresses a CEO while serving his Starbucks order, catapulting him into the opportunit...

The black kids —Hammonds Reed, Christina, author.

With the Rodney King riots closing in on high school senior Ashley and her family, the privileged bubble she has enjoyed, protecting her from the difficult realities most black people face, begins to crumble.

Paperboy —Vawter, Vince.

When an eleven-year-old boy takes over a friend's newspaper route in July, 1959, in Memphis, his debilitating stutter makes for a memorable month.

Revolution —Wiles, Deborah.

It's 1964 in Greenwood, Mississippi, and Sunny's town is being invaded by people from up north who are coming to help people register to vote. Her personal life isn't much better, as a new stepmother, brother, and sister...

What's mine and yours : a novel —Coster, Naima, 1986- author.

"When a county initiative in the Piedmont of North Carolina forces the students at a mostly black public school on the east side to move across town to a nearly all-white high school on the west, the community rises in o...

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