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Woodlawn

In 1973, a spiritual awakening captured the heart of nearly every player of the Woodlawn High School football team, including its coach Tandy Gerelds. Their dedication to love and unity in a school filled with racism and...

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.

"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 Nickel boys : a novel —Whitehead, Colson, 1969- author.

In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award-winning The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentence...

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...

Ghost boys —Rhodes, Jewell Parker, author.

"After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till"-- Provided by publisher.

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.

Valentine : a novel —Wetmore, Elizabeth, author.

"It's February 1976, and Odessa, Texas, stands on the cusp of the next great oil boom. While the town's men embrace the coming prosperity, its women intimately know and fear the violence that always seems to follow. In t...

Like a bird : a novel —Róisín, Fariha, author.

"Taylia Chatterjee has never known love, and certainly has never felt it for herself. Growing up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, with her older sister Alyssa, their parents were both overbearing and emotionally dist...

A mercy : [a novel] —Morrison, Toni.

In exchange for a bad debt, an Anglo-Dutch trader takes on Florens, a young slave girl, who feels abandoned by her slave mother and who searches for love--first from an older servant woman at her master's new home, and t...

Small great things —Picoult, Jodi, 1966- author.
Large Print
2016
Availability: 10 of 16

"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 ...

Sorrowland —Solomon, Rivers, author.

"Vern gives birth to twins and raises them away from the influence of the outside world. But something is wrong-not with them, but with her own body ... A genre-bending work of Gothic fiction that wrestles with the histo...

Small great things a novel —Picoult, Jodi, 1966- author.
Book On CD
2016
Availability: 8 of 13

"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...

Last call on Decatur Street —Cohen, Iris Martin, author.

"Despite vowing to never return to New Orleans when she left for college, Rosemary quickly finds herself back in her hometown - kicked out of school, at odds with her best friend, and desperate to lose herself in a brigh...

Lovecraft country : a novel —Ruff, Matt, author.

"The critically acclaimed cult novelist makes visceral the terrors of life in Jim Crow America and its lingering effects in this brilliant and wondrous work of the imagination that melds historical fiction, pulp noir, an...

Guess who's coming to dinner

Crusading newspaper publisher Matt Drayton's liberal principles are put to the test when his daughter, Joey, announces her engagement to John Prentice, an internationally renowned African-American physician. While Matt's...

The invincible summer of Juniper Jones —McQueen, Daven, author.

"It's the summer of 1955. For Ethan Harper, a biracial kid raised mostly by his white father, race has always been a distant conversation. When he's sent to spend the summer with his aunt and uncle in small-town Alabama,...

Home —Morrison, Toni.

"The story of a Korean war veteran on a quest to save his younger sister"-- Provided by publisher.

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