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Read Woke Challenge - Adult Recommendations

African American Voices

Asian American Voices

Diverse Abilities

Female Voices


LGBTQ+ Voices

Hispanic American Voices

Native American Voices

Social Injustice

  • Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. NF. book | ebook
  • Conklin, Tara. The House Girl. book | ebook | CD audiobook | downloadable audiobook
  • Freeman, John. Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation. NF. book
  • Garcia, J. Malcolm. The Fruit of All My Grief: Lives in the Shadows of the American Dream. NF. book
  • Hanna-Attisha, Mona. What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City. NF. book | CD audiobook
  • Mckesson, DeRay. On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope. NF. book | ebook
  • Murdoch, Sierra Crane. Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country. NF. book | ebook | downloadable audiobook
  • Stevenson, Bryan. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. NF. book | ebook | CD audiobook
  • Stiglitz, Joseph E. The Price of Inequality. NF. book | CD audiobook
  • Zinn, Howard. A People's History of the United States: 1492- Present. book | downloadable audiobook

Voices of Those Experiencing Poverty & Homelessness