• Pit Bull: The Battle Over An American Icon

    Pit Bull: The Battle Over An American Icon

    Dickey, Bronwen

    Using science and history as a guide, Bronwen Dickey researched the pit bull breed of dogs for seven years after bringing one home for a pet and not seeing the characteristics that they are labeled with.

    Format: eBook - 2016

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  • Zeitoun

    Zeitoun

    Eggers, Dave

    In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, longtime New Orleans residents Abdulrahman and Kathy Zeitoun are cast into an unthinkable struggle with forces beyond wind and water. In the days after the storm, Abdulrahman traveled the flooded streets in a secondhand canoe, passing on supplies and helping those he could. A week later, on September 6, 2005, Zeitoun abruptly disappeared-- arrested and accused of being an agent of al Qaeda. (Novelist)

    Format: eBook - 2010

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  • We Need New Names: A Novel

    We Need New Names: A Novel

    Bulawayo, NoViolet

    A story of a ten year old immigrant from Zimbabwe hoping to leave her home country and come to the “abundance” of America. Living with her aunt, she discovers it isn’t as amazing as she was told.

    Format: eBook - 2013 First edition

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  • Hunger: A Memoir of (my) Body

    Hunger: A Memoir of (my) Body

    Gay, Roxane

    Feminist and cultural critic Gay recounts a harrowing violation that occurred in her childhood and its enduring aftermath on her body, health and self-image with unflinching honesty and bravery.

    Format: eBook - 2017 First edition

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  • Heart of Darkness

    Heart of Darkness

    Conrad, Joseph

    A classic novel told in two parts that looks at the evils of European colonialism in Africa.

    Format: eBook - 2012

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  • Homegoing: A Novel

    Homegoing: A Novel

    Gyasi, Yaa

    Beginning in Ghana as one sister is sold into slavery and the other marries a colonial administrator, Homegoing follows two strands of one family tree down the generations, each chapter introducing a new decade of a family striving for more even as generational trauma unfolds behind and in front of them.

    Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2016 Unabridged

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  • The Turner House

    The Turner House

    Flournoy, Angela

    The Turner family has lived in their house for over fifty years. When their Mother gets sick and has to move out the thirteen grown children must decide what is to happen to the house.

    Format: eBook - 2015

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  • The Known World

    The Known World

    Jones, Edward P.

    Jones's ambitious novel, which ranges between the past and future and back again to the present, weaves together the lives of freed and enslaved blacks, whites, and Indians -- and allows readers a deeper understanding of the enduring multidimensional world created by the institution of slavery. (Novelist)

    Format: eBook - 2003 First edition

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  • The Story of A Marriage

    The Story of A Marriage

    Greer, Andrew Sean

    Set in 1953, a woman is caring for her sickly husband and her son who has polio. A stranger shows up at her door that makes her wonder if she knows her husband as well as she thought she did. \n

    Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2008

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  • March: Book One

    March: Book One

    Lewis, John

    In this first volume of his comics memoir, civil rights icon and U.S. Congressman John Lewis recounts his life story and personal history of the Civil Rights Movement in vivid detail. All three volumes of "March" are available in Hoopla.

    Format: Downloadable Graphic Novel - 2013

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