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Graphic Novels for Black History Month

Hey Comic Enthusiasts! February is not just about hearts and chocolates – it's also the perfect time to dive into some incredible graphic novels that celebrate Black history and culture!

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day for Persons with Disabilities is December 3rd and is a globally recognized observance dedicated to promoting the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. Here we’ve collected a few memoirs, fiction, and books by authors with autism and/or ADHD.

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Native American Heritage 

Learn more about Native American Heritage Month by exploring this collection of books and films which showcase the voices and stories of Native American people across North America.

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LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month was founded in 1994 by Rodney Wilson, a Missouri high school history teacher. Each October, the month-long observance celebrates the achievements of 31 LGBT icons, with one being featured each day. More information can be found on the LGBT History Month website.  

In observance of LGBT History Month,  check out these historical fiction and classic titles, featuring LGBTQ+ characters. 

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Disability Independence Day 2023

July is Disability Pride Month, punctuated by July 26th, Disability Independence Day. In the spirit of celebration, choose a book that fosters understanding and amplifies representation from this mix of fiction, poetry, essay, and memoir.

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.  During this month we spotlight the important contributions of AAPI individuals in our local communities and across our nation. Check out this list of new AAPI authors and their books that speak to the struggles and triumphs of Asian American identity.

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Black History Month: A Historical Fiction Commemoration

Black History Month is celebrated each February. It is a time to reflect on our past, learn about the Black experience, and celebrate Black greatness. These historical fiction titles give the experience of Black history with a with an exciting fictional spin. 

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The 2022 theme for the International Day of Disabled Persons is: "Transformative solutions for inclusive development: the role of innovation in fueling an accessible and equitable world". Explore transformative solutions with these titles from innovative authors.

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

In honor of the complex contributions of authors and trailblazers descendent from Spanish speaking countries, join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage by reading compelling research, poignant memoirs, inspiring biography, and captivating fiction!

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Banned Books Week

Celebrate your freedom to read by checking out these challenged and banned books!

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Labor Day 2022

Labor Day honors the American labor movement and the works and contributions of laborers. The titles in this list tell the stories of the labor movement's past, present, and future.

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Disability Independence Day

On July 26th the Americans with Disabilities Act will be celebrating its 32nd birthday.  It was signed into law on July 26, 1990 and has continued to promote the importance of equal opportunities for people with disabilities ever since.   Below you will find an assortment of books that discuss the experiences of people with a variety of disabilities.

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