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Books Worth Your Time! Books Worth Your Time!

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New titles that are written by Black authors /or feature Black characters, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred!
New titles that are written by Black authors /or feature Black characters, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred!
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Black Girls Rock! Black Girls Rock!

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For strong, Black girls who will one day grow into strong, Black women - these books are for you!
For strong, Black girls who will one day grow into strong, Black women - these books are for you!
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Social Justice for Kids Social Justice for Kids

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Resources for kids covering a range of social-justice topics.
Resources for kids covering a range of social-justice topics.
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Bippity Bop Barbershop

This story made me smile the whole way through. It reminded me of the times I would accompany my brother when he went Al's Barbershop on…
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Coretta Scott King Book Awards Coretta Scott King Book Awards

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"The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. The award commemorates the life and...
These awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children & teens.
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Interview with Kindred about One Book Interview with Kindred about One Book

Two members of our Kindred team were interviewed about One Book, One Community. Listen in to find out about our 2019 community read!
Two members of our Kindred team were interviewed about One Book, One Community. Listen in to find out about our 2019 community read featuring the book Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler!
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Black History Month Books for Kids Black History Month Books for Kids

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February is Black History Month! These books, perfect for younger readers, celebrate the lives and achievements of Black men and women.
February is Black History Month! These books, perfect for younger readers, celebrate the lives and achievements of Black men and women.
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Celebrating the Humanity of Black Boys Celebrating the Humanity of Black Boys

Love and wisdom, faith and magic, art and music, books and dreams. Oh, and fresh cuts too.
Love and wisdom, faith and magic, art and music, books and dreams. Oh, and fresh cuts too.
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Black History in Tucson & the Southwest Black History in Tucson & the Southwest

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What better way to recognize Black History Month than to read about our own local history? Take a look at these fascinating titles!
What better way to recognize Black History Month than to read about our own local history? Take a look at these fascinating titles!
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History of the Black Community in Tucson History of the Black Community in Tucson

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February is Black History Month! Celebrate this month and learn more about the history of Tucson's Black community with these titles.
February is Black History Month! Celebrate this month and learn more about the history of Tucson's Black community with these titles.
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Celebrate African-American History… Celebrate African-American History Month with Eckstrom-Columbus Library

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Here are some titles, recommended by the staff of the Eckstrom-Columbus Library, that we think you may enjoy! With a few exceptions, we've focused on works published since the turn of the century, and mostly within the last year or two, to give you some contemporary options.
Here are some titles, recommended by the staff of the Eckstrom-Columbus Library, that we think you may enjoy!
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2019's Best Picture Books (ALA) Announced! The American Library Association's best picture books for 2019

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Every year super-reader library staff from across the U.S. devour all the new books for children, then announce the winners in January. This list includes the winners from the American Library Association's Caldecott, Pura Belpré, Coretta Scott King, and other awards
The 2019 winners of the Caldecott, Pura Belpré, and other awards for picture books, chosen by library staff across America
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2019's best books for grades 2-6 (ALA) Announced! The American Library Association's most distinguished 2019 books for middle readers

recommended by PimaLib_LisaB
Every year super-reader library staff from across the U.S. devour all the new books for children and teens, then announce the winners in January. This list includes the winners from the American Library Association's Newbery, Pura Belpré, Coretta Scott King, and other awards...
The 2019 winners of the Newbery, Pura Belpré, and other awards for elementary school-age children, chosen by library staff across America
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Honeysmoke

I so wish this book had been written when my daughter was younger. She, like Simone, wanted to know what her color was. In her eyes, she…
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