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Smith, Clint

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Summary: 'How the Word is Passed' is Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave owning nation. Beginning in his own hometown of New Orleans, Smith leads the reader through an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks - those that are honest about the past and those that are not - that offer an intergenerational story of how slavery has been central in shaping our nations...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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Jess, Tyehimba

Summary: "Part fact, part fiction, Tyehimba Jess's much anticipated second book weaves sonnet, song, and narrative to examine the lives of mostly unrecorded African American performers directly before and after the Civil War up to World War I. Olio is an effort to understand how they met, resisted, complicated, co-opted, and sometimes defeated attempts to minstrelize them,"--Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wave Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 JES

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Summary: With love and determination befitting the "world's greatest family," twelve-year-old Deza Malone, her older brother Jimmie, and their parents endure tough times in Gary, Indiana, and later Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Curtis 2012

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Levine, Kristin (Kristin Sims)

Summary: In 1958 Little Rock, Arkansas, painfully shy twelve-year-old Marlee sees her city and family divided over school integration, but her friendship with Liz, a new student, helps her find her voice and fight against racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LEV

Butts, Anthony.

Contents: The Saint Brigid psalms -- Before autumn -- Song of starry-eyed children -- Intercession to Saint Brigid -- Mist and fog -- Song of earth and sky -- The landscape for growth -- Eight modes toward desire -- Thin places -- Ice palaces -- Pygmalion -- The memory of light -- Soldiers -- Fretwork -- Voices' end -- Embers -- Far from home -- Wise and innocent -- The distance from here to there --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 BUT

Bryan, Ashley

Summary: Introduces puppets created out of found objects by describing each with a poem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 BRY

Elhillo, Safia

Summary: The January Children depicts displacement and longing while also questioning accepted truths about geography, history, nationhood, and home. The poems mythologize family histories until they break open, using them to explore aspects of Sudan's history of colonial occupation, dictatorship, and diaspora. Several of the poems speak to the late Egyptian singer Abdelhalim Hafez, who addressed many...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 ELH

Gilmore, Brian G.

Summary: "Come see about me, Marvin is accessible, honest poetry about and for real people. In the collection, brian g. gilmore seeks to invite the reader into a fantastical dialogue between himself and Marvin Gaye--two black men who were born in the nation's capital but moved to the Midwest for professional ambitions. In trying to acclimate himself to a new job in a new place--a place that seemed so...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 GIL

Hayes, Terrance

Summary: "A powerful, timely, dazzling collection of sonnets from one of America's most acclaimed poets, Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award winning author of Lighthead. In seventy poems bearing the same title, Terrance Hayes explores the meanings of American, of assassin, and of love in the sonnet form. Written during the first two hundred days of the Trump presidency, these poems are haunted by...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 HAY

Summary: A collection of tales set in the universe of Eric Flint's Ring of Fire series includes contributions by Mercedes Lackey, Charles E. Gannon, Tim Roesch, Brad Sinor, Garrett Vance, David Carrico, and Karen Bergstralh.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Books 2011

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Summary: "Dragons: Fearsome fire-breathing foes, scaled adversaries, legendary lizards, ancient hoarders of priceless treasures, serpentine sages with the ages? wisdom, and winged weapons of war? Wings of Fire brings you all these dragons, and more, seen clearly through the eyes of many of today?s most popular authors, including Peter S. Beagle, Elizabeth Bear, Holly Black, Orson Scott Card, Charles de...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Night Shade 2010

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Hawes, Jason.

Summary: Presents a middle grade collection of stories that recount spooky paranormal investigations based on real ghost hunts from stars of the TV show "Ghost Hunters."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HAW

Wright, Richard

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Summary: Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. Native Son tells the story of this young black man caught in a downward spiral after he kills a young white woman in a brief moment of panic. Set in Chicago in the 1930s, Richard Wright's novel is just as powerful today as when it was written --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial Modern Classics 2005

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Block, Lawrence

Summary: A collection of mystery short stories.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orion 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLO

Cooper, Brittney C.

Summary: "So what if it's true that Black women are mad as hell? They have the right to be. In the Black feminist tradition of Audre Lorde, Brittney Cooper reminds us that anger is a powerful source of energy that can give us the strength to keep on fighting. Yet too often Black women's anger has been caricatured into an ugly and destructive force that threatens the civility and social fabric of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 COO

Summary: Three heartwarming tales of old friends and new beginnings that span one year in an Amish community.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AMI

Carey, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Small town Pemkowet, Mich., is a popular tourist destination for humans. It's also home to a thriving 'eldritch community' of supernatural entities, thanks to the presence of the local underworld controlled by the Norse goddess Hel. Daisy Johanssen, a half-demon trying to dodge her innate attraction to the 'Seven Deadlies' while functioning as Hel's agent on Earth and the local link between...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roc 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Summary: A showcase of many of the International Thriller Writers's top authors as well as rising stars in the genre. Includes never-before-published stories by New York Times bestselling authors including Lee Child, Stephen Coonts, Jeffrey Deaver, Heather Graham, Joan Johnston, John Lescroart, Alex Kava and Deb Carlin, and more.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio, Inc. 2010

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC FIR

Summary: Award-winning series of classic and contemporary fiction performed by acclaimed actors.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SEL

Chandler, Owen R.

Summary: "Experience the battlefields of Iraq through the eyes of an army chaplain. Army chaplain Owen Chandler tells the stories of the men and women serving our country in combat zones around the world -- a life few of us know, but thousands of Americans experience every day. As an "embedded presence of hope" Chandler candidly describes the struggle to hold onto faith and hope amid the brutalities of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chalice Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHANDLER, OWEN CHA

Clare, Cassandra

Summary: A collection of eleven short stories, previously published online, that illuminate the life of the enigmatic, flashy, and flamboyant High Warlock of Brooklyn, Magnus Bane, a character in The Mortal Instruments series.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION CLA

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CLA

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CLA

Summary: Much like a fine wine the 'Best Gay Erotica' series just keeps getting better with each passing year--and this year's volume is no exception! With M/M erotic stories about dominant men standing tall and powerful over their submissive, to dashing men with looks to kill for, to the rough-and-tumble type who is just asking for you to get down and dirty. So, pour yourself a glass and curl up with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: CLEIS Press 2018

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Summary: When Star Wars: A New Hope was first released in 1977, part of its appeal was that the world it presented felt alive. Landspeeders and starships were dirty. Droids broke down. And it was filled with cool, weird, and really weird background characters. (Really, just take a look around the Mos Eisley cantina.) Never mind Han, Luke, Leia, Darth Vader, and Obi-Wan. Who were these other guys? What...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: SCI.FIC STA

Ashley, Diane.

Contents: Under the tulip poplar -- A bouquet for Iris -- The mockingbird's call.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ASH

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