Red Hood

Red HoodYou are alone in the woods, seen only by the unblinking yellow moon Your hands are empty You are nearly naked And the wolf is angry Since her grandmother became her caretaker when she was four years old, Bisou Martel has lived a quiet life in a little house in Seattle Shes kept mostly to

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Deathless Divide (Dread Nation, #2)

Deathless Divide (Dread Nation, #2)The sequel to Dread Nation is a journey of revenge and salvation across a divided America After the fall of Summerland, Jane McKeene hoped her life would get simpler Get out of town, stay alive, and head west to California to find her mother But nothing is easy when you re a girl trained in

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Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

Minor Feelings: An Asian American ReckoningA ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged exploration of the psychological condition of being Asian American, by an award winning poet and essayist Asian Americans inhabit a purgatorial status neither white enough nor black enough, unmentioned in most conversations about racial identity In the

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A Black Women's History of the United States

A Black Women's History of the United StatesA revealing historyat once sobering and empoweringshowing Black women s expansive contributions since the 1600s Spanning over 400 years, this book, written by two award winning Black women historians, prioritizes all voices from poor and working class domestics to middle class reform women to sex

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Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for HopeThe Pulitzer Prize winning authors of the acclaimed, best selling Half the Sky now issue a plea deeply personal and told through the lives of real Americans to address the crisis in working class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure With stark

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Riot Baby

Riot BabyRiot Baby bursts at the seams of story with so much fire, passion and power that in the end it turns what we call a narrative into something different altogether Marlon James Rooted in foundational loss and the hope that can live in anger, Riot Baby is both a global dystopian narrative an intimate

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Children of the Land

Children of the LandThis unforgettable memoir from a prize winning poet about growing up undocumented in the United States recounts the sorrows and joys of a family torn apart by draconian policies and chronicles one young mans attempt to build a future in a nation that denies his existence You were not a ghost even

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The Nickel Boys

The Nickel BoysThe story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow era Florida.As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr Martin Luther King to heart He is as good as anyone Abandoned by his

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The Hate U Give

The Hate U GiveA three time winner of Goodreads Choice Awards Sixteen year old Starr Carter moves between two worlds the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood

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