The Hate U Give

04 April 2020 | 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

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

04 April 2020 | 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

Between the World and Me

04 April 2020 | By Ta-Nehisi Coates | Filed in: ethnicity.

This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta Nehisi Coates offers a powerful

Whoever You Are

04 April 2020 | 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

The Colors of Us

04 April 2020 | 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.

Ethnicity, Inc.

04 April 2020 | 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

The House on Mango Street

04 April 2020 | 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)

04 April 2020 | 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

Little Fires Everywhere

04 April 2020 | By Celeste Ng | Filed in: ethnicity.

The 1 New York Times bestseller Soon to be a Hulu limited series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting Jodi Picoult To say I love this book is an understatement It s a deep psychological mystery about the power of

No One Is Coming to Save Us

04 April 2020 | 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,

The Fire Next Time

04 April 2020 | 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 Baldwins early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice,

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

04 April 2020 | By Jenny Han | Filed in: ethnicity.

To All the Boys Ive 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, causing