Staff Picks categorized 'african-american'

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March: Books 1-3

This National Book Award-winning graphic series is the memoir of Congressman John Lewis who has dedicated his life to pursing equality and justice for all.
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Black History Month Artful Biographies

This booklist celebrates the lives of African-American poets, artists, dancers and musicians. With each of these pictures books, children and their caregivers are given a glimpse into the lives and works of great African-Americans.
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Black History Month Adult Booklist

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh staff and board members recommend these must-read books that celebrate African American authors, culture and history.
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Seen in Pittsburgh!

Keep your eyes and ears open for upcoming author visits and take advantage of these occasions to find your new favorite writer.
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Pittsburgh's Black History in Baseball

Here we are, in the deepest part of winter. To my mind, that means it’s the perfect time to imagine that it’s a warm, sunny spring day, and I’m sitting in the bleachers watching America’s favorite pastime. With Black History month on our doorstep, I’m especially happy to have found a great book that not only put me at the ballfield, but also took me…
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Monster is the urban-tale of murder, robbery, and redemption for Steve Harmon.