Between the World and Me

16 September 2019 | By Ta-Nehisi Coates | Filed in: ethnicity.

For Ta Nehisi Coates, history has always been personal At every stage of his life, he s sought in his explorations of history answers to the mysteries that surrounded him most urgently, why he, and other black people he knew, seemed to live in fear What were they afraid of Coates takes readers

The Hate U Give

16 September 2019 | By Angie Thomas | Filed in: ethnicity.

A three time winner of Goodreads Choice Awards Sixteen year old Starr Carter moves between two worlds the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood b

The Fire Next Time

16 September 2019 | By James Baldwin | Filed in: ethnicity.

A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin s early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, t

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

16 September 2019 | By Michelle Alexander | Filed in: ethnicity.

Jarvious Cotton s great great grandfather could not vote as a slave His great grandfather was beaten to death by the Klu Klux Klan for attempting to vote His grandfather was prevented from voting by Klan intimidation his father was barred by poll taxes and literacy tests Today, Cotton cannot vo

Whoever You Are

16 September 2019 | By Mem Fox | Filed in: ethnicity.

Every day all over the world, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning, eating and sleeping They may not look the same They may not speak the same language Their lives may be quite different But inside, they are all alike Stirring words and bold paintings weave their way around ou

The Colors of Us

16 September 2019 | By Karen Katz | Filed in: ethnicity.

A positive and affirming look at skin color, from an artist s perspective Seven year old Lena is going to paint a picture of herself She wants to use brown paint for her skin But when she and her mother take a walk through the neighborhood, Lena learns that brown comes in many different shades T

Ethnicity, Inc.

16 September 2019 | By John Comaroff | Filed in: ethnicity.

In Ethnicity, Inc anthropologists John L and Jean Comaroff analyze a new moment in the history of human identity its rampant commodification Through a wide ranging exploration of the changing relationship between culture and the market, they address a pressing question Wherein lies the future o

The House on Mango Street

16 September 2019 | By Sandra Cisneros | Filed in: ethnicity.

Acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught everywhere from inner city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world, The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero Told in a series of vignettes sometimes heartbreaking

Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians, #1)

16 September 2019 | By Kevin Kwan | Filed in: ethnicity.

Crazy Rich Asians is the outrageously funny debut novel about three super rich, pedigreed Chinese families and the gossip, backbiting, and scheming that occurs when the heir to one of the most massive fortunes in Asia brings home his ABC American born Chinese girlfriend to the wedding of the seaso

Little Fires Everywhere

16 September 2019 | By Celeste Ng | Filed in: ethnicity.

Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned from the layout of the windi

No One Is Coming to Save Us

16 September 2019 | By Stephanie Powell Watts | Filed in: ethnicity.

The Great Gatsby brilliantly recast in the contemporary South a powerful first novel about an extended African American family and their colliding visions of the American Dream JJ Ferguson has returned home to Pinewood, North Carolina to build his dream home and to woo his high school sweetheart,

To All the Boys I've Loved Before (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #1)

16 September 2019 | By Jenny Han | Filed in: ethnicity.

To All the Boys I ve Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean, who has never openly admitted her crushes, but instead wrote each boy a letter about how she felt, sealed it, and hid it in a box under her bed But one day Lara Jean discovers that somehow her secret box of letters has been mailed, causin