Black History Month Reading List

stack of CLSC Black History Month recommendationsFebruary is Black History Month, and the CLSC has shared a special reading list of past and present CLSC selections to inspire your reading this month and beyond.

Check out the Young Readers List here.

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The First Ladies By Marie Benedict, Victoria Christopher Murray Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593440285
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Published: Berkley - June 27th, 2023

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Dances: A Novel By Nicole Cuffy Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593498156
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Published: One World - May 16th, 2023

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Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives (Pulitzer Prize Finalist) By Linda Villarosa Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525566229
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Published: Anchor - May 9th, 2023

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The Final Revival of Opal & Nev: A Novel By Dawnie Walton Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982140175
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Published: 37 Ink - March 22nd, 2022

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Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own By Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525575337
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Published: Crown - July 27th, 2021

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We Cast a Shadow: A Novel By Maurice Carlos Ruffin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525509073
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Published: One World - February 4th, 2020

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Kindred By Octavia Butler Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807083697
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Published: Beacon Press - February 1st, 2004

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The Changeling: A Novel By Victor LaValle Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812985870
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Published: One World - March 6th, 2018

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The Sellout: A Novel By Paul Beatty Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250808240
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Published: Picador - September 7th, 2021

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The Cutting Season: A Novel By Attica Locke Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061802065
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Published: Amistad - September 17th, 2013

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The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates By Wes Moore Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385528207
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Published: One World - January 11th, 2011

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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration By Isabel Wilkerson Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780679763888
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Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011