Celebrate Women’s History Month
Celebrate Women’s History Month with biographies for children that highlight a variety of remarkable and determined women.
Athlete & Sports Stories for Black History Month
The following list of books, some personal memoir and some biographies, showcases Black athletes (and one sports journalist) that have transcended the world of sport to make an impact on … Continued
Reading Across Genres: Memoirs & Autobiographies
Stories that reflect Black icons and the Black experience throughout time.
The David McCullough Booklist
We’ve heard of David G. McCullough’s “The Johnstown Flood”, but what are some other titles that McCullough has written? If you enjoy reading about history, you’re in luck! Check out … Continued
Books for Kindergarten and First Graders
Check out these good books for kindergarten and first graders.
African American History, Biography & Culture: Books for Elementary School
Through stories that illustrate African American history, biography and culture, children in grades K-5 can learn about people and events in an exciting way.
President & Director Andrew Medlar’s Summer Picks
Summer Reading holds a special place in my heart, because from the year I was born I was always the first kid signed up for it at my neighborhood library. As an adult, that same holds true. Here are five books I loved the most this summer.
Disability Pride Month
July is Disability Pride Month. Check out these titles for a mix of memoirs, first-person stories and essays about the modern disability experience, and fiction with disability representation.
Read Proud: Memoirs & Biographies for Adults
Check out these titles for contemporary memoirs and biographies of LGBTQIA+ individuals.
Recommended by PittEd Justice Collective
The PittEd Justice Collective and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh aim to make information and resources available to those seeking to self-educate and engage in productive dialogue around systemic oppression and antiracism.