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"Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another's uniqueness." - Ola Joseph
February is Black History Month; what better time to read #DiverseBooks, especially those by Black authors? Check out this .pdf of Young Adult books, written by Black authors.
Celebrate Black History with Genre Fiction featuring books curated by Coretta Scott King award-winning librarian, Deborah Taylor.
As expected, Gaiman takes you on a fantasy ride; the queen and her dwarfs set out to help the princess in the nearby kingdom. A Sleeping-Beauty readalike indeed with Gaiman's twist of the tale. Incredible illustrations, fantastic story! Check out more of Gaiman's fantasy at http://neilgaiman.com/works/Books/
Grace is in a conundrum, she has to find out who murdered her mother and make that killer pay! She has come home to live with her grandfather who is a US ambassador in Adria, Italy on Embassy Row. There she makes new friends and connects with old friends in her search for the one who she believes is her mother's murderer. Grace has to convince her grandfather and his associates that this is in fact, true; her mother was murdered. A fast paced mystery with many twist and turns that keep the pages turning.
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