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Recommended Ebooks

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Black Literature Criticism
Call Number: Gale Virtual Reference Library
Publication Date: 2008-06-01

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Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History
Call Number: Gale Virtual Reference Library
Publication Date: 2005-12-16

From Midnight to Dawn - Jacqueline L. Tobin; Hettie Jones; Richard Allen (Narrated by)
Call Number: Overdrive Media
Publication Date: 2007-01-30
Audio Ebook.

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The African American Almanac - Brigham Narins (Editor); Andrew P. Jackson (Foreword by)
Call Number: Gale Virtual Reference Library
Publication Date: 2007-08-27

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Notable Black American Men
Call Number: Gale Virtual Reference Library
ISBN: 9780787664930
Publication Date: 2006-10-30

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Double Victory - Cheryl Mullenbach
Call Number: Overdrive Media
ISBN: 9781613745335
Publication Date: 2013-01-01

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Fearless Jones - Walter Mosley
Call Number: Overdrive Media
Publication Date: 2001-06-01

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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman - Ernest J. Gaines; Tonya Jordan (Narrated by)
Call Number: Overdrive Media
Publication Date: 2012-01-20
Audio Ebook
**also available as a digital download through Hoopla.


Print Resources - In Library Use Only

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Africana - Henry Louis Gates; Anthony Appiah
Call Number: 909 AF
Publication Date: 1999-10-27
Reference Collection

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African-American Writers - Shari Dorantes Hatch (Editor); Michael R. Strickland (Editor); Brenda Pilsner
Call Number: R 810.989 AFR
Publication Date: 2000-07-01
Reference Collection
**also available as an Ebook.

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Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present - Paul Finkelman (Editor)
Call Number: R 973.04 EN
Publication Date: 2009-02-02
Reference Collection

Reference Library of Black America - edited by Jessie Carney Smith, Joseph M. Palmisano
Call Number: R 973.01 RE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Collection

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African Americans at War - Jonathan Sutherland
Call Number: R 355 SU
Publication Date: 2003-12-05
Reference Collection
**also available as an Ebook.


Print Resources - Non Fiction

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African-American Poets - Harold Bloom
Call Number: 811 AF
Publication Date: 2002-09-01

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Black Nature - Camille T. Dungy (Editor)
Call Number: 808.81 BL
Publication Date: 2009-12-01

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Atlas of African-American History - James Ciment
Call Number: 973.0496 CI
Publication Date: 2007-11-01

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Red Summer - Cameron McWhirter
Call Number: 305.8009 McW
Publication Date: 2011-07-19

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The Port Chicago 50 - Steve Sheinkin
Call Number: YA 940.54 SH
Publication Date: 2014-01-21

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Trouble the Waters - Jerry W. Ward
Call Number: 811.08 TR
Publication Date: 1997-02-01

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African American Women Writers - Brenda Wilkinson; James Haskins (Editor)
Call Number: 810.9 WI
ISBN: 0471175803
Publication Date: 1999-12-14


Print Resources - Fiction

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What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day - Pearl Cleage
Call Number: F CLE
Publication Date: 2009-01-27

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The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison
Call Number: F MOR
Publication Date: 1993-12-28
**Also available as an Ebook.

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The Marrowbone Marble Company - Glenn Taylor
Call Number: F TAY
Publication Date: 2010-05-11

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Disgruntled - Asali Solomon
Call Number: ON ORDER
Publication Date: 2015-02-03


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Films on Demand : Ida B. Wells : A Passion for Justice


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