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Messy Roots

This coming of age graphic memoir tells how Laura Gao immigrated to Texas from Wuhan, China when she was about 4 years old. It was quite the culture shock – no one could pronounce her name or where she was from. She eventually decided she wanted an Americanized name and chose Laura for herself. Growing […]

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Read Woke reading challenge

“Read Woke is a movement. It is a feeling. It is a style. It is a form of education. It is a call to action; it is our right as lifelong learners. It means arming yourself with knowledge in order to better protect your rights. Knowledge is power and no one can take it away. […]

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Transgender Awareness Week

The week of November 13-19 is recognized as Trasgender Awareness Week, leading up to November 20, which is Transgender Day of Remembrance. Trans Week is a time to raise the visibility of transgender people and address the issues they face. For more information, visit here. Need help or someone to talk to? Check out these […]

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Native American Heritage Month ’21

November is Native American Heritage Month! Check out these young adult titles that have recently been added to our collection. Fiction Titles Click on the image to request that title from our catalog Graphic Novels Non-fiction Titles

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is held each year from September 15 to October 15. Check out a selection of fiction, graphic novels, and non-fiction titles below (click on the images to request the title from our catalog)! We also have a collection of Spanish language materials for teens in the library as well. Fiction Graphic Novels […]

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Caribbean-American Heritage Month

The month of June has been recognized as Caribbean-American Heritage Month since President George W. Bush made the proclamation in 2006. Ever since, each year the President makes a proclamation declaring June as Caribbean-American Heritage month. You can read President Biden’s proclamation here. Visit this site to learn more about this celebration and Caribbean Heritage. […]

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Pride: Teen Fiction Booklist

June is Pride Month – celebrate with these books featuring a wide array of LGBTQ+ characters! Click on the image to request the book! Check out the website Queer Books for Teens for even more recommendations!

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AAPI Heritage Month

Check out these books to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Click on a cover below to request that title! Fiction Comics