Royster, Francesca T.

Summary: A professor of English literature presents a memoir of family, identity, and acceptance that examines the messiness and complexity of adoption and parenthood from a black, queer, and feminist perspective.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROYSTER, FRANCESCA T. ROY

Sánchez, Erika L.

Summary: "Julia no es la hija mexicana perfecta. Ese era el rol de su hermana Olga. Olga no fue a la universidad, se quedó en casa para cuidar a sus padres, limpiar la casa y trabajar a medio tiempo. Julia tiene grandes sueños y no quiere formar parte del camino de su hermana mayor. Pero un solo error, que ocurre mientras enviaba un mensaje de texto al mismo tiempo que cruzaba la calle más concurrida de...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2018

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Binns, Barbara

Summary: "The Tuskegee Airmen heroically fought for the right to be officers of the US military so that they might participate in World War II by flying overseas to help defeat fascism. However, after winning that battle, they faced their next great challenge at Freeman Field, Iowa, where racist white officers barred them from entering the prestigious Officers' Club that their rank promised them. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WIL

Obama, Michelle

Summary: "Mrs. Obama offers readers a series of fresh stories and insightful reflections on change, challenge, and power, including her belief that when we light up for others, we can illuminate the richness and potential of the world around us, discovering deeper truths and new pathways for progress. Drawing from her experiences as a mother, daughter, spouse, friend, and First Lady, she shares the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group 2022

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Alexander, Kwame.

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Summary: Kwame Alexander shares snapshots of a man learning how to love. He takes us through stories of his parents: from being awkward newlyweds in the sticky Chicago summer of 1967, to the sometimes-confusing ways they showed their love to each other, and for him. Alexander attempts to deal with the unraveling of his marriage and the grief of his mother's recent passing while sharing the solace he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown & Company, Hachette Book Group 2023

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