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Kindred Lists, Blog Posts, and other things

Let us choose new books for you!

Check out our new Personalized Reading Recommencations service, where you tell us what you like and we send you a list of books to try.

Children's Books Worth Your Time!

New children's fiction and non-fiction titles that are written by Black authors and/or feature Black individuals, hot off the presses!

Boardbooks by BIPOC authors

Reading boardbooks to babies and toddlers authored by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) authors matters for all kids.

John Lewis on BookTV

Watch John Lewis on C-SPAN, including multiple discussions on BookTV and speeches from the House floor.

John Lewis, Comics, and Comic-Con

Read this inspiring article in The New York Times about John Lewis's legacy including his work on the MARCH comics and marching at Comic-Con

Lest We Forget: The Struggle for Voting Rights

African Americans and Native Americans have both experienced lengthy fights for voting rights and continue to experience voter suppression.

Honoring John Lewis

Learn more about the Civil Rights Leader and US Representative for Georgia's 5th Congressional District who passed away on July 17.

Big Biographies

Looking for a serious tome? If you've got the time these biographies have the pages...over 500 pages.

Read Black Pride: The Master List

As part of Kindred's quarterly #ReadBlack book chats, we talked books by queer Black authors. Here is what we were excited to discuss!

Give Me Liberty!

Be inspired by the sacrifices of phenomenal people of color as they valiantly fought for liberty during the American Revolution and beyond.

Black Lives Matter: Community Read on OverDrive

If you haven’t yet read The New Jim Crow, The Hate U Give, or Me and White Supremacy, now is your chance!

Names I now know

Read stories about people of color whose names may not be so recognizable. Like Rosa Parks and George Floyd, their names are worth knowing.

Black Fathers Matter

There is often much negativity when it comes to Black fathers so we celebrate and uplift them with this list.

Celebrate Juneteenth

On June 19, 1865, the last group of enslaved people in the United States heard the recitation of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Teen Books Worth Your Time!

New teen fiction and non-fiction titles that are written by Black authors and/or feature Black individuals, hot off the presses!

Romance by and about queer POC

Romance is a vast universe, so here is a curated list of romance novels featuring queer people of color, BY queer people of color.
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