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What do I read next: Diversifying my non… What do I read next: Diversifying my non…

By PimaLib_RavenousReaders
Dear Ravenous Readers, I have been looking at my list of recent reads, and I couldn’t help but notice that I’ve been reading a lot of books written by white men. …
Dear Ravenous Readers, I have been looking at my list of recent reads, and I couldn’t help but notice that I’ve been reading a lot of books wri…
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Learn about MLK's life in our E-Library Learn about MLK's life in our E-Library

Visit our E-Library to research Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life: primary sources, encyclopedia articles, and video.
Visit the Biographies section of our E-Library to research Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life: primary sources, encyclopedia articles, and video.
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Read Harder In Color Read Harder In Color

recommended by PimaLib_JessicaP
Are you interested in diversifying your reading in 2018? Here's a list of books to try, by authors of color or about people of color, that …
Are you interested in diversifying your reading in 2018? Here's a list of books to try, by authors of color or about people of color, that …
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Didn't Come From Nothing

Incredibly fascinating to learn about local African-American families! I am so excited that Dr. Tani Sanchez will be at the 2018 Tucson Fest… More
recommended by PimaLib_TeneciaP
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Black Kids Benefit From Black Teachers Black Kids Benefit From Black Teachers

In the NYT: an opinion piece relevant to educators in libraries, too!
In the NYT: an opinion piece relevant to educators in libraries, too!
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Crown

I know the author was focused primarily on boys of color with this book but I could relate to what was being said! There is something about a barbersh… More
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Princess Hair

I have been waiting impatiently for this book to arrive at my branch and now that I have been able to read it (over & over & over!!!), I am in L-O-V-E… More
recommended by PimaLib_TeneciaP
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Hamilton's Battalion

If you're looking for some historical romance that doesn't feature your average couple, this trio of novellas is definitely worth having a l… More
recommended by PimaLib_JessicaP
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Girl in the Mirror... Girl in the Mirror...

recommended by PimaLib_TeneciaP
My daughter told me she wanted to read a book with "a girl like me". What does that mean you might ask? She wanted a book that featured a f…
My daughter told me she wanted to read a book with "a girl like me". What does that mean you might ask? She wanted a book that featured a f…
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Happy to Be Nappy

As a Black female who has struggled to have a positive, loving relationship with my hair, I have not always been "happy to be nappy". This book was lo… More
recommended by PimaLib_TeneciaP
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How Dare the Sun Rise

The horrors that Sandra, her family, and the members of her tribe faced were almost too much for me to bear. This memoir is deeply moving, h… More
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Life on the Streets... Life on the Streets...

recommended by PimaLib_TeneciaP
Urban fiction* is a genre portraying African American, or sometimes Latino, characters on the gritty city streets where their lives are dom…
Urban fiction* is a genre portraying African American, or sometimes Latino, characters on the gritty city streets where their lives are dom…
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Heroes of Jazz Heroes of Jazz

recommended by PimaLib_MeghanE
Did you know singer Josephine Baker was also a spy for France during World War II? Or that Ella Fitzgerald recorded jazz nursery rhymes? Th…
Did you know singer Josephine Baker was also a spy for France during World War II? Or that Ella Fitzgerald recorded jazz nursery rhymes? Th…
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Just Like Me! Just Like Me!

recommended by PimaLib_TeneciaP
Books for children & teens that feature characters from a diverse range of socioeconomic backgrounds, gender identities, abilities, rac…
Books for children & teens that feature characters from a diverse range of socioeconomic backgrounds, gender identities, abilities, rac…
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