Staff Picks categorized 'biography'

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Girls Who Made a Difference

Making history isn’t just for grownups; kids can make their mark, too. Check out these titles and meet strong girls who stood up for the environment, civil rights and more.
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All Boys Aren’t Blue

This memoir manifesto by cultural critic Johnson navigates Blackness, masculinity and queerness while asking readers to explore the social forces that shape their lives.
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Andrew Carnegie Book List

Andrew Carnegie was a competitive, often ruthless businessman. He was also a philanthropist who gave away more than $350 million during his lifetime. During our anniversary year, CLP is celebrating the institution that has grown and evolved out of Carnegie’s original gift of a library building, museum and music hall. If you’d like to learn more about the man behind that gift, here are some titles we recommend that show the good – and the bad –…
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Get Your Hands on Books for Braille Literacy Month

World Braille Day, honors braille’s inventor, Louis Braille and the whole month of January brings awareness to this tactile writing code. To learn a little more about reading braille, check out these hands-on and/or braille board books or biographies of Louis Braille.
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Music Biographies and CDs

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has a wonderful selection of biographies about musical artists both online and in print. The Library also has a large collection of CDs that can be requested and access to many different artists on Hoopla. Check out these recommendations to get started.