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The Good Lord Bird James McBride

THE GOOD LORD BIRD is a clever satire of John Brown traveling with a young boy dressed as a young girl.   It is a  rousing adventure of one of the most colorful characters in American history. It won the National Book Award.

 

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Madison Park: A Place of Hope Eric Motley

MADISON PARK: A PLACE OF HOPE is the incredible story about Eric Motley and the town he grew up in: Madison Park. The town was...

Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League Jonathan Odell

MISS HAZEL AND THE ROSA PARKS LEAGUE witnesses two women exchanging animosity for friendship. They discover that the differences of their race and status can be overcome by their similar experiences in life. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best...

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Bryan Stevenson

JUST MERCY: A STORY OF JUSTICE AND REDEMPTION has been one of our best selling books since publication. It is a moving narrative of the injustice of our justice system that will resonate with readers of all ages and political leanings. The basic story explains in a brilliantly written fashion how frequently guilt or...

Mattie C.'s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story Shelly Stewart

MATTIE C.'S BOY: THE SHELLEY STEWART STORY is the most remarkable Rags-to-Riches biographies in the store. Shelley Stewart created one of America's leading marketing firms with clients like Honda, Verizon, The NBA AMEX Card and on and on. However, as a young African-American boy in the South in the...

The Nickel Boys Colson Whitehead

THE NICKEL BOYS revolves around two young men sentenced to a juvenile reformatory in 1960s Jim Crow Florida where they and the other residents are subject to the cruel abuse of the staff, both physically and sexually. One, Elwood Curtis, keeps the words of Martin Luther King Jr. in his mind and heart, trying to live Dr...