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From time to time, when we get a collection of related books into the library we like to share a list on a particular topic, but lately we’ve had some books  come in that are too good not to share, even if they don’t fit with a particular theme. These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.

The Adjunct Underclass: How America’s Colleges Betrayed Their Faculty, Their Students, and Their Mission by Herb Childress, Call Number: 378.12 C536a

Aftershocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm, Edited Yarimar Bonilla and Marisol LeBron, Call Number: 363.349 A258

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer, Call Number: 305.897 K499b

Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America by Kathleen Belew, Call Number: 320.569 B428b

Can’t Even: How the Millennials Became the Burnout Generation by Anne Helen Petersen, Call Number: 305.242 P 484c

The Conscious Closet: The Revolutionary Guide to Looking Good While Doing Good by Elizabeth L. Cline, Call Number: 646.3 C641c

Engines of Liberty: How Citizen Movements Succeed by David Cole, Call Number: 342.73 C689e

Esther the Wonder Pig: Changing the World One Heart at a Time by Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter with Caprice Crane, Call Number: 636.408 J52e

The Fashion Image: Planning and Producing Fashion Photographs and Films by Thomas Werner, Call Number: 778.9 W492f

How We Fight White Supremacy by Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin, Call Number: 323.119 S689h

The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought The American Ideal West by David McCullough, Call Number: 977 M133p

A Serial Killer’s Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love, and Overcoming by Kerri Rawson, Call Number: 364.152 R262s

She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs by Sarah Smarsh, Call Number: 782.421 P274s

Slaying Goliath: The Passionate Resistance to Privatization and the Fight to Save America’s Public Schools by Diane Ravitch, Call Number: 371.01 R256s

Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World by Fareed Zakaria, Call Number: 303.49 Z216t

The Truths We Hold: An American Journey by Kamala Harris, Call Number: 328.73 H313t

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo, Call Number: 305.8 D538w

The World and Wikipedia: How We Are Editing Reality by Andrew Dalby, Call Number: 030.285 D137w

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