by Clinton, Chelsea E920.72 CLINTON

She Persisted : 13 American Women Who Changed The World

"A nonfiction picture book compilation of the stories of 13 American women who persisted in overcoming obstacles and changing the world"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Maurer, Tracy EB WEBSTER MAURER

Noah Webster's Fighting Words

Describes the life and times of the man made famous for writing the first dictionary of the English language.…

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by Weatherford, Carole Boston EB SCHOMBURG WEATHER

Schomburg : The Man Who Built A Library

Traces legal clerk Arturo Schomburg's efforts to curate a collection of African books, letters, music, and art.…

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by Motley, Eric L. B MOTLEY MOTLEY

Madison Park : A Place Of Hope

A former special assistant to President George W. Bush chronicles his coming of age in a small Alabama community founded by freed slaves, where he learned valuable lessons about helping others, embracing faith, and fighting racial injustice.…

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970.00497 #NOTYOU
by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem JB ABDUL ABDUL

Becoming Kareem : Growing Up On And Off The Court

"An autobiography about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his life growing up in New York, becoming the basketball star he's known to be, and getting involved in the world around him as an activist for social change"--…

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by Wallace, Sandra Neil. JB BARNES WALLACE

Between The Lines : How Ernie Barnes Went From The Football Field To The Art Gallery

Looks at the life and career of Ernie Barnes, a football star who became an influential painter.…

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by Bolden, Tonya JB DOUGLASS BOLDEN

Facing Frederick : The Life Of Frederick Douglass, A Monumental American Man

Coretta Scott King Honor winner Bolden sheds light on new research and interpretations of one of America's most influential African Americans, focusing on Douglass the man rather than the historical icon. Full color and archival images.…

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by Beals, Melba. JB BEALS BEALS

March Forward, Girl : From Young Warrior To Little Rock Nine

A member of the Little Rock Nine shares her memories of growing up in the South under Jim Crow.…

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by Albee, Sarah EB KING ALBEE

Martin Luther King Jr. : A Peaceful Leader

Profiles the civil rights leader, discussing his career as a pastor, his fight for African American rights, and his legacy.…

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by Zuckerman, Gregory J796.0922 ZUCKERM
by Wilson, Jamia J920.0099 WILSON

Young, Gifted And Black

Profiles fifty-two black heroes from the past and present, including author Toni Morrison, musician Stevie Wonder, astronaut Mae Jemison, athlete Usain Bolt, and United States President Barack Obama.…

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by McNickle, Chris B BLOOMBERG MCNICKL
by Lukasik, Gail 305.8009 LUKASIK

White Like Her : My Family's Story Of Race And Racial Passing

"The story of Gail Lukasik's mother's passing, Gail's struggle with the shame of her mother's choice, and her subsequent journey of self-discovery and redemption"--Amazon.com.…

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by Tate, Don EB-HORTON TATE

Poet : The Remarkable Story Of George Moses Horton

Relates the story of North Carolina slave George Moses Horton, who taught himself to read, learned to write, and became a well-known, published poet in spite of his slave status.…

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by Blunk, Jonathan B WRIGHT BLUNK

James Wright : A Life In Poetry

"The sweeping authorized biography of one of America's most complex, influential, and enduring poets" --…

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by Harrison, Vashti J920.7208 HARRISO

Little Leaders : Bold Women In Black History

Based on her popular Instagram posts, debut author/illustrator Vashti Harrison shares the stories of 40 bold African American women who shaped history.…

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by Augustine B AUGUSTINE AUGUSTI
by Reef, Catherine B VICTORIA REEF
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by Stevens, Norma B AVEDON STEVENS

Avedon : Something Personal

A candid portrait of the famed photographer, co-written by his longtime business partner and confidante, traces Avedon's life from his humble New York childhood to his death during a shoot in 2004.…

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by Przybylo, Henry Jay B PRZYBYLO PRZYBYL

Counting Backwards : A Doctor's Notes On Anesthesia

A moving exploration of the most common but most mysterious procedure in medicine.…

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by Johnson, Paul B-CHURCHILL JOHNSON

Churchill

Shares analyses of key moments in the twentieth-century prime minister's career, exploring his early achievements and subsequent leadership while providing anecdotal insights into the experiences and qualities that enabled his successes.…

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by Khan-Cullors, Patrisse. B KHAN KHAN

When They Call You A Terrorist : A Black Lives Matter Memoir

A memoir by the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement explains the movement's position of love, humanity, and justice, challenging perspectives that have negatively labeled the movement's activists while calling for essential political changes.…

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by Woolner, David B. B ROOSEVELT WOOLNER
by Zee, Ginger B ZEE ZEE

Natural Disaster : I Cover Them. I Am One.

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee describes her life.…

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by McGowan, Rose B MCGOWAN MCGOWAN

Brave

"The surprising and captivating memoir and radical manifesto of one of the most controversial women in Hollywood--actress, activist, musician, director, and all-around feminist badass Rose McGowan"--…

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by Roberts, David B ROBERTS ROBERTS
by Heminway, John Hylan B SPOERRY HEMINWA

In Full Flight : A Story Of Africa And Atonement

"The revelatory account of a woman's quest for a new life in Africa in the wake of World War II--a heroic career that hid a dark wartime past"--…

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by Petrowskaja, Katja 834.92 PETROWS
by Dorfman, Andi B DORFMAN DORFMAN
by Eggers, Dave B ALKHANSHA EGGERS

The Monk Of Mokha

The true story of a young Yemeni-American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war.…

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by KnausgÛard, Karl Ove B KNAUSGARD KNAUSGA
by Waldman, Elisha B WALDMAN WALDMAN

This Narrow Space : A Pediatric Oncologist, His Jewish, Muslim, And Christian Patients, And A Hospital In Jerusalem

"A memoir both bittersweet and inspiring by an American pediatric oncologist who spent seven years in Jerusalem taking care of Israeli and Palestinian children with one tragic thing in common--a diagnosis of pediatric cancer"--…

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by McCarten, Anthony 941.084 MCCARTE

Darkest Hour : How Churchill Brought England Back From The Brink

Presents an account of the period immediately following Winston Churchill's ascendancy to Prime Minister and how he met the challenges of the Blitzkrieg.…

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by Scutts, Joanna 305.4209 SCUTTS

The Extra Woman : How Marjorie Hillis Led A Generation Of Women To Live Alone And Like It

Presents a cultural history of independent single women between the 1920s and the 1950s through the reclaimed life of glamorous guru Marjorie Hillis.…

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by Biden, Joseph R. B BIDEN BIDEN

Promise Me Dad : A Year Of Hope, Hardship, And Purpose

The former vice-president of the United States chronicles the difficult final year of his son's battle with cancer, his efforts to balance his responsibilities to the country and his family, and the lessons he learned.…

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by Gaines, Chip B GAINES GAINES

Capital Gaines : Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff

Before he was an HGTV star, Chip Gaines was a serial entrepreneur always ready for the next challenge. In this book, he relives some of his craziest antics and lessons he has learned.…

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