Books & Media

Staff Picks

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The Fate of a Statue and Books About American History

It’s important to accurately educate ourselves on American history, which includes the Italian American immigration experience and the history of Indigenous peoples. Here are some books to get you started.
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Now Hear This

The world around us is full of sounds. Some are pleasant, some are noisy, and some are just plain fun to make or hear. Check out the titles below to explore all different kinds of sounds.


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Law of Lines
Hye-Young Pyun
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These Women
Ivy Pochoda
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The Deep
Alma Katsu
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Winter Counts
David Heska Wanbli Weiden


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Bong Joon Ho
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The Intruder
Deon Taylor
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The Grudge
Nicolas Pesce
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Wrinkles the Clown
Michael Beach Nichols


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Sheku Kanneh-Mason
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Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Pan-American Reflections
Orchestra of the Americas
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Joshua Redman