204 Results
204 Results
Woodlawn
DVD
2015
5 available of 8 items

In 1973, a spiritual awakening captured the heart of nearly every player of the Woodlawn High School football team, including its coach Tandy Gerelds. Their dedication to love and unity in a school filled with racism and...

Homegoing —Gyasi, Yaa, author.
Book
2017
11 available of 24 items

An engaging family saga following two half-sisters -- one who marries into privilege and one sold into slavery -- and their descendants as they navigate the politics of their separate countries and their heritage. Each i...

Small great things : a novel —Picoult, Jodi, 1966- author.
Book
2018
57 available of 77 items

"A young woman and her husband, admitted to hospital to have a baby, request that their nurse be reassigned--they are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is black, to touch their baby. The hospital complies, but ...

The Nickel boys : a novel —Whitehead, Colson, 1969- author.
Book
2019
23 available of 38 items

In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award-winning The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentence...

The kindest lie : a novel —Johnson, Nancy (Novelist), author.
Book
2021
0 available of 15 items

Needing to reconnect with the baby she gave up for adoption years earlier, an Ivy League-educated Black engineer uncovers devastating family secrets before her bond with a young white misfit scandalizes her racially torn...

Like a bird : a novel —Róisín, Fariha, author.
Book
2020
6 available of 8 items

"Taylia Chatterjee has never known love, and certainly has never felt it for herself. Growing up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, with her older sister Alyssa, their parents were both overbearing and emotionally dist...

Dear Martin —Stone, Nic, author.
Book
2017
6 available of 13 items

Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

Ghost boys —Rhodes, Jewell Parker, author.
Book
2018
11 available of 14 items

"After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till"-- Provided by publisher.

Valentine : a novel —Wetmore, Elizabeth, author.
Book
2020
8 available of 13 items

"It's February 1976, and Odessa, Texas, stands on the cusp of the next great oil boom. While the town's men embrace the coming prosperity, its women intimately know and fear the violence that always seems to follow. In t...

Lovecraft country : a novel —Ruff, Matt, author.
Book
2017
0 available of 2 items

"The critically acclaimed cult novelist makes visceral the terrors of life in Jim Crow America and its lingering effects in this brilliant and wondrous work of the imagination that melds historical fiction, pulp noir, an...

Last call on Decatur Street —Cohen, Iris Martin, author.
Book
2020
10 available of 10 items

"Despite vowing to never return to New Orleans when she left for college, Rosemary quickly finds herself back in her hometown - kicked out of school, at odds with her best friend, and desperate to lose herself in a brigh...

Small great things —Picoult, Jodi, 1966- author.
Large Print
2016
13 available of 17 items

"A young woman and her husband, admitted to hospital to have a baby, request that their nurse be reassigned--they are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is black, to touch their baby. The hospital complies, but ...

A mercy : [a novel] —Morrison, Toni.
Book
2008
15 available of 21 items

In exchange for a bad debt, an Anglo-Dutch trader takes on Florens, a young slave girl, who feels abandoned by her slave mother and who searches for love--first from an older servant woman at her master's new home, and t...

An unkindness of ghosts —Solomon, Rivers, author.
Book
2017
5 available of 6 items

"Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used to the names; she only wishes there was more truth to them. If she were truly a monster, she'd be powerful enough to t...

Jumped in —Kowalski, William, 1970- author.
Book
2017
16 available of 18 items

Small great things a novel —Picoult, Jodi, 1966- author.
Book On CD
2016
9 available of 13 items

"This stunning new novel is Jodi Picoult at her finest--complete with unflinching insights, richly layered characters, and a page-turning plot with a gripping moral dilemma at its heart. Ruth Jefferson is a labor and de...

This lovely city —Hare, Louise, author.
Book
2020
8 available of 9 items

"London, 1950. With the war over and London still rebuilding, jazz musician Lawrie Matthews has answered England's call for labour. Arriving from Jamaica aboard the Empire Windrush, he's rented a tiny room in south Londo...

Home —Morrison, Toni.
Book
2012
22 available of 24 items

"The story of a Korean war veteran on a quest to save his younger sister"-- Provided by publisher.

The invincible summer of Juniper Jones —McQueen, Daven, author.
Book
2020
2 available of 6 items

"It's the summer of 1955. For Ethan Harper, a biracial kid raised mostly by his white father, race has always been a distant conversation. When he's sent to spend the summer with his aunt and uncle in small-town Alabama,...

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