by Mitchell, Don 323.1196 MITCHEL

The Freedom Summer Murders

Coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the Freedom Summer murders, traces the events surrounding the KKK lynching of three young civil rights activists who were trying to register African Americans for the vote.…

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by Harjo, Joy 811.6 HARJO

An American Sunrise : Poems

A stunning new volume from the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States, informed by her tribal history and connection to the land.…

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by Lovell, Julia 335.4345 LOVELL
by Ford, Clyde W. B FORD FORD

Think Black : A Memoir

"The story of America's first Black engineer, his revolutionary son, and the corporation that destroyed their relationship"--…

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by McWhirter, Cameron 305.8009 MCWHIRT

Red Summer : The Summer Of 1919 And The Awakening Of Black America

A narrative history of one of America's deadliest episodes of race riots and lynchings traces how black Americans were brutally targeted by anti-black uprisings that culminated in hundreds of deaths and set the stage for the civil rights movement.…

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by Petras, Kathryn 428.1 PETRAS

That Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means : The 150 Most Commonly Misused Words And Their Tangled Histories

"An entertaining and informative guide to the most common 150 words even smart people use incorrectly, along with pithy forays into their fascinating etymologies and tangled histories of use and misuse"--…

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by Alexander, Amir R. 516.009 ALEXAND

Proof! : How The World Became Geometrical

"An eye-opening narrative of how geometric principles fundamentally shaped our world"--…

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by Abbott, Karen 345.771 ABBOTT

The Ghosts Of Eden Park : The Bootleg King, The Women Who Pursued Him, And The Murder That Shocked Jazz- Age America

"A narrative history of George Remus, who the press called "king of the bootleggers," and a Jazz-Age murder trial"--…

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by Ebelt, Thomas 779.9387 EBELT
302.222 SIGNS
by Price, Leah 028 PRICE

What We Talk About When We Talk About Books : The History And Future Of Reading

In encounters with librarians, booksellers, and activists who are reinventing old ways of reading, Price offers fresh hope to bibliophiles and literature lovers alike.…

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by Foner, Eric 342.73 FONER

The Second Founding : How The Civil War And Reconstruction Remade The Constitution

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar comes a timely history of the constitutional changes that built equality into the nation's foundation and how those guarantees have been shaken over time.…

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by Yazdani, Ashley Benham J974.71 YAZDANI

A Green Place To Be : The Creation Of Central Park

Nonfiction picture book tells the story of Central Park and how it was created out of barren swampland in the 1850s.…

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by Levin, Mark R. 070.4493 LEVIN
by Duncan, Dayton 781.642 DUNCAN

Country Music

The rich and colorful story of America's most popular music and the singers and songwriters who captivated, entertained, and consoled listeners throughout the 20th century--based on the upcoming eight-part film series to air on PBS in September 2019.…

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