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And Still I Rise - Black America Since MLK by Gates, Henry Louis/ Burke, Kevin M.

And Still I Rise - Black America Since MLK

Sep 3, 2015
And Then I Danced - Traveling the Road to Lgbt Equality by Segal, Mark

And Then I Danced - Traveling the Road to Lgbt Equality

Sep 3, 2015
Anyone you want me to be - a true story of sex and death on the Internet by Douglas, John E.

Anyone you want me to be - a true story of sex and death on the Internet

Sep 3, 2015
AP biology 2016 by Wilkes, Allison Ann, author.

AP biology 2016

Provides practice questions with detailed answer explanations that cover everything from natural selection to biological system interaction, with techniques for achieving high exam scores and three realistic practice tests.

Sep 3, 2015
Are prisons obsolete? by Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-

Are prisons obsolete?

From the Publisher: Amid rising public concern about the proliferation and privatization of prisons, and their promise of enormous profits, world-renowned author and activist Angela Y. Davis argues for the abolition of the prison system as the dominant way of responding to America's social ills. "In thinking about the possible obsolescence of the prison," Davis writes, "we should ask how it is that so many people could end up in prison without major debates regarding the efficacy of incarceratio

Aug 31, 2015
Autoimmune Illness and Lyme Disease Recovery Guide - Mending the Body, Mind, and Spirit by Makris, Katina I./ Young-Sowers, Meredith (FRW)

Autoimmune Illness and Lyme Disease Recovery Guide - Mending the Body, Mind, and Spirit

Sep 3, 2015
Baking with the Brass sisters - over 125 recipes for classic cakes, pies, cookies, breads, desserts, and savories from America's favorite home bakers by Brass, Marilynn.

Baking with the Brass sisters - over 125 recipes for classic cakes, pies, cookies, breads, desserts, and savories from America's favorite home bakers

Sep 3, 2015
Base nation - how U.S. military bases abroad harm America and the world by Vine, David, author.

Base nation - how U.S. military bases abroad harm America and the world

Aug 28, 2015
Bastards of the Reagan Era by Betts, Reginald Dwayne

Bastards of the Reagan Era

Sep 3, 2015
Becoming Beyoncé - the untold story by Taraborrelli, J. Randy.

Becoming Beyoncé - the untold story

Traces the early life and achievements that led to pop icon Beyonce´'s meteoric group and solo career, sharing insights into the personal toll of her successes.

Sep 3, 2015
Becoming Maria - love and chaos in the South Bronx by Manzano, Sonia.

Becoming Maria - love and chaos in the South Bronx

"Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1950s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled. This is Sonia's own story rendered with an unforgettable narrative power. When readers meet young Sonia

Sep 3, 2015
Big Freedia - God save the queen diva! by Big Freedia, author.

Big Freedia - God save the queen diva!

"From the eponymous star of the most popular reality show in Fuse TVs history, this no-holds-barred memoir tells the story of a gay, self-proclaimed mama's boy who exploded onto the formerly underground Bounce music scene--a hip-hop subgenre--and found acceptance, healing, self-expression, and stardom"--Amazon.com.

Sep 3, 2015
Billion-dollar ball - a journey through the big-money culture of college football by Gaul, Gilbert M., author.

Billion-dollar ball - a journey through the big-money culture of college football

Examines the economics and culture surrounding college football, discussing how in the last decade football programs have overtaken universities, creating entertainment factories where sports are more important than education.

Aug 28, 2015
Black man in a white coat - a doctor's reflections on race and medicine by Tweedy, Damon.

Black man in a white coat - a doctor's reflections on race and medicine

"One doctor's passionate and profound memoir of his experience grappling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of black AmericansWhen Damon Tweedy begins medical school,he envisions a bright future where his segregated, working-class backgroundwill become largely irrelevant. Instead, he finds that he has joined a new world where race is front and center. The recipient of a scholarship designed to increase black student enrollment, Tweedy soon meets a professor who bluntly questions whe

Sep 3, 2015
Blue - the LAPD and the battle to redeem American policing by Domanick, Joe, author.

Blue - the LAPD and the battle to redeem American policing

American policing is in crisis. Here, award-winning investigative journalist Joe Domanick reveals the troubled history of American policing over the past quarter century. He begins in the early 1990s with the beating of Rodney King and the L.A. riots, when the Los Angeles Police Department was caught between a corrupt and racist past and the demands of a rapidly changing urban population. Across the country, American cities faced similar challenges to law and order. In New York, William J. Bratt

Sep 3, 2015
Boots Riley - Tell Homeland Security - We Are the Bomb by Riley, Boots/ Mansbach, Adam (FRW)

Boots Riley - Tell Homeland Security - We Are the Bomb

Sep 3, 2015
Born on the bayou - a memoir by Lourd, Blaine.

Born on the bayou - a memoir

Sep 3, 2015
Bosnia & Herzegovina - the Bradt travel guide by Clancy, Tim, author.

Bosnia & Herzegovina - the Bradt travel guide

Provides a brief historical background on Bosnia and Herzegovina, suggests itineraries for travelers, and provides information on accommodations, restaurants, festivals, shopping, entertainment, activities, and attractions.

Sep 3, 2015
Bosworth 1485 - the battle that transformed England by Jones, Michael, author.

Bosworth 1485 - the battle that transformed England

In 1485 the Battle of Bosworth marked an epoch in the lives of two great houses: the house of York fell to the ground when Richard III died on the field of battle; and the house of Tudor rose from the massacre to reign for the next hundred years. Michael Jones, co-author of The King's Grave: The Search for Richard III, rewrites this landmark event in English history. He shifts our perspective of its heroes and villains and puts Richard firmly back into the context of his family and his times.

Aug 31, 2015
Boundless - tracing land and dream in a new Northwest Passage by Winter, Kathleen.

Boundless - tracing land and dream in a new Northwest Passage

Sep 3, 2015