Separate is Never Equal by Duncan Tonatiuh Years before Brown v. Board of Education eight-year-old Sylvia Mendez fought bigotry in the courts, winning the right to attend the school of her choice. Check it out!
Alan Cole Is Not a Coward by Eric Bell Alan’s brother threatens to out him, blackmailing him into a torturous competition, but Alan finds strength in the care of his stalwart, albeit goofy friends. Check it out!
The Stranger in the Woods The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel Finkel’s mesmerizing account of Christopher Knight, who disappeared into the Maine woods to live alone for 27 years, dissects the impact of solitude on the search for greater meaning. Check it out!
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders Grief is the logical ending of love. This bold work of supernatural historical fiction imagines the aftermath of the death of Lincoln’s son and the all-encompassing grief enveloping the President. Check it out!