Category Archives: nonfiction

Unspeakable, The Tulsa Race Massacre – PPBF & Black History Month

Title: Unspeakable, The Tulsa Race Massacre Author: Carole Boston Weatherford Illustrator: Floyd Cooper Publisher: Carolrhoda Books, Feb 2nd, 2021 Ages: 4-8 32 pages.  Genre: nonfiction, history Themes: African Americans, racism, violence, white supremacy, black history month, systemic racism, suppression of history, Tulsa massacre Opening:Once Upon … Continue reading

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Strongman – Book Recommendation

Title: Strongman The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy Author: Kenneth C. Davis  Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 2020 Ages: 12+ Themes: fascism, Communism, genocide, democracy, communism, Stalin, Mussolini, Mao, Hitler, Saddam Hussein, authoritarianism, Genre: Nonfiction Synopsis: What makes a country … Continue reading

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The Black Friend – Book Recommendation

Title: The Black Friend-On Being a Better White Person Author: Fredrick Joseph  Publisher: Candlewick Press, December 2020 Ages: 14+ Themes: racism, BLM, white supremacy, racial justice, artists, activists, microagressions, cultural appropriation, Genre: Nonfiction Synopsis: Speaking directly to the reader, The Black Friend calls up … Continue reading

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