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American Experience: The Abolitionists by Artist Not Provided — Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought in the most important civil rights crusade in American history. Part of the PBS series American Experience.
Africans in America [videodisc]: America's journey through slavery by produced for PBS by WGBH Boston — The story of slavery's birth in the early 1660s through the onset of thr Civil War. Narrated by Academy Award nominee Angela Bassett.
4 little girls [videodisc] by an HBO documentary film in association with 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee Joint — When a bomb tore through the basement of a black Baptist church in Birmingham, Alabama on September 15, 1963, it took the lives of four young girls. This powerful documentary captures a time, a place, and a way of life that would be forever altered by their deaths. Directed by Spike Lee.
Dry bones in the valley: a novel by Tom Bouman
City of devils by Diana Bretherick
Geared for the grave by Duffy Brown
Wink of an eye by Lynn Chandler Willis
Snow White red-handed by Maia Chance
Natchez burning [large print] by Greg Iles
A star for Mrs. Blake [large print] by April Smith
All day and a night [text (large print)]: a novel of suspense by Alafair Burke
Close your eyes, hold hands [Large print]: a novel by a novel by Chris Bohjalian
It was just announced yesterday that Harper Lee will be releasing a sequel this summer to her Pulitzer Prize winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird, published over 50 years ago. We've already received requests for the book, titled Go Set a Watchman, so hop on the hold list now before you forget. In the meantime, To Kill a Mockingbird isn't the only book the received a sequel or a prequel years after the first book was published. Check out some of these delayed delights while you’re waiting.
The black echo by Michael Connelly
Mockingbird: (mok'ing-bûrd) by Kathryn Erskine
In this National Book Award winning title, ten-year-old Caitlin, who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome, references To Kill a Mockingbird as she struggles to come to grips with her grief after her brother is killed in a school shooting.
Amistad [videodisc] by DreamWorks Pictures in association with HBO Pictures ; produced by Steven Spielberg
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman [videodisc] by Tomorrow Entertainment, Inc
Boycott [videodisc] by produced by Preston Holmes
Daughters of the dust [videodisc] by a Geechee Girls production
Down in the Delta [videodisc] by Miramax Films and Showtime present an Amen Ra Films and Chris/Rose Productions production
Get on the bus [videodisc] by Columbia Pictures presents a 15 Black Men production in association with 40 Acres & a Mule Filmworks ; a Spike Lee joint
Ivy and Bean by written by Annie Barrows — Looking for tales of friendship? Check out all the Ivy and Bean books at J FICTION BARROWS.
Freckle juice by Judy Blume — For anyone who thought having freckles is a good idea because they disguise the dirt on your neck.
Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry — All about an imaginative second-grader who likes to tell stories.
Imogen: the mother of modernism and three boys by Amy Novesky — An introduction to a little-known photographer, who blended career, art, and family.
The right word: Roget and his thesaurus by Jen Bryant, author ; Melissa Sweet, illustrator
Brown girl dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
The family Romanov: murder, rebellion & the fall of imperial Russia by Candace Fleming
Josephine: the dazzling life of Josephine Baker by words by Patricia Hruby Powell ; pictures by Christian Robinson