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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.

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 ...

To kill a mockingbird : 50th Anniversary Edition —Lee, Harper, author
Large Print
2010
Availability: 1 of 4

A gripping, heart-wrenching, and wholly remarkable tale of coming-of-age in a South poisoned by virulent prejudice, it views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a young girl, Scout, as her f...

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

Harlem shuffle —Whitehead, Colson, 1969- author.

""Ray Carney was only slightly bent when it came to being crooked ..." To his customers and neighbors on 125th street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably-priced furniture, making a life for himself and his fa...

When ghosts come home : a novel —Cash, Wiley, author.

"The eagerly awaited novel from the New York Times bestselling author of A Land More Kind Than Home, a tender and haunting story of a father and daughter, crime and forgiveness, race and memory"-- Provided by publisher.

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...

Small great things a novel —Picoult, Jodi, 1966- author.
Book On CD
2016
Availability: 12 of 16

"This stunning new novel is Jodi Picoult at her finest--complete with unflinching insights, richly layered characters, and a page-turning plot with a gripping moral dilemma at its heart. Ruth Jefferson is a labor and de...

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...

Small great things —Picoult, Jodi, 1966- author.
Large Print
2016
Availability: 15 of 17

"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 weight of our sky —Hanna Alkaf, author.

"Amidst the Chinese-Malay conflict in Kuala Lumpur in 1969, sixteen-year-old Melati must overcome prejudice, violence, and her own OCD to find her way back to her mother"-- 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 ...

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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