Palouse Anti-Racist Reading Group
Welcome to the Palouse Anti-Racist Reading Group and thank you for choosing BookPeople of Moscow! This season's selections are listed below for your easy access. A special 10% discount will be added to all applicable materials when you use the discount code that was provided with your reading list. Thank you for doing the work. Thank you for supporting these authors, publishers, and this local business. See you again next month!
PSA from BookPeople of Moscow about delivery and backordered titles:
BookPeople of Moscow has arranged with Swale for once a week deliveries to Palouse, where customers can pick up their books during Swale's business hours. Swale is located at 125 E Main, Palouse, WA; current hours are: Thur - Sat, 10a - 5p, or by appointment. www.swaleaway.com
To choose this option please look for "Free Palouse Delivery" in your shipping options that you can choose once you have entered your shipping address.
The nation-wide demand for many of these titles is huge, which is good news. The publishers are in the process of getting the books reprinted and then sent out to our distributors. We have plenty of copies on backorder and will receive them as soon as they're available, so please rest assured that your orders for backordered books will be filled as soon as possible, and will not be canceled, lost, or unfulfilled. Thank you! Carol and staff
Non-Fiction: The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom
Fiction: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
Young Adult: You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
Children (10+): American Street by Ibi Zoboi
Children (4-8): Bippity Bop Barbershop by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
Children (2-5): We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom
Children (0-4): My Heart Fills With Happiness by Monique Gray Smith
Non-Fiction: Intimations by Zadie Smith
Workbook: My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending
Fiction: Native Son by Richard Wright
Young Adult: The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert
Children (10+): The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore
Children (4-8): Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
Children (2-5): Catch that Chicken! by Atinuke
Children (0-4): Think Big, Little One by Vashti Harrison
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Winner of the 2019 National Book Award in Nonfiction
A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East.
This acclaimed post-apocalyptic novel of hope and terror from an award-winning author "pairs well with 1984 or The Handmaid's Tale" and includes a foreword by N. K. Jemisin (John Green, New York Times).
A Stonewall Honor Book!
A Reese's Book Club YA Pick!Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town.
A National Book Award Finalist with five starred reviews and multiple awards!
American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys.
In this companion book to the bestselling I Love My Hair, a young boy, Miles, makes his first trip to the barbershop with his father. Like most little boys, he is afraid of the sharp scissors, the buzzing razor, and the prospect of picking a new hairstyle.$17.99ISBN: 9781250203557Availability: On Our Shelves Now! When you order, we'll contact you to confirm when we have it reserved for you.Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020
Winner of the 2021 Caldecott Medal
New York Times Bestseller
Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, We Are Water Protectors issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water from harm and corruption—a bold and lyrical picture book written by Carole Lindstrom and vibrantly illustrated by Michaela Goade.$10.95ISBN: 9781459809574Availability: Normally we can get this book to the store for you in a day or two. During the seasonal rush, this might not be possible.Published: Orca Book Publishers - March 1st, 2016
The sun on your face. The smell of warm bannock baking in the oven. Holding the hand of someone you love. What fills your heart with happiness? This beautiful board book, with illustrations from celebrated artist Julie Flett, serves as a reminder for little ones and adults alike to reflect on and cherish the moments in life that bring us joy.$10.95ISBN: 9780593297612Availability: On Our Shelves Now! When you order, we'll contact you to confirm when we have it reserved for you.Published: Penguin Books - July 28th, 2020
“[Smith’s] slim collection of essays captures this peculiar moment with startling clarity. . . . The personal and political intermingle for a powerful indictment of America’s social systems.” —TIME, The 100 Must-Read Books of 2020$17.95ISBN: 9781942094470Availability: On Our Shelves Now! When you order, we'll contact you to confirm when we have it reserved for you.Published: Central Recovery Press - September 19th, 2017
A NATIONAL BESTSELLER
My Grandmother's Hands will change the direction of the movement for racial justice.— Robin DiAngelo, New York Times bestselling author of White Fragility
In this groundbreaking book, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of trauma and body-centered psychology.$16.99ISBN: 9780060837563Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - August 2nd, 2005
“If one had to identify the single most influential shaping force in modern Black literary history, one would probably have to point to Wright and the publication of Native Son.” – Henry Louis Gates Jr.$18.99ISBN: 9781368053297Availability: Normally we can get this book to the store for you in a day or two. During the seasonal rush, this might not be possible.Published: Disney-Hyperion - July 7th, 2020
From Stonewall Award-winning author Brandy Colbert comes an all-in-one-day love story perfect for fans of The Sun is Also A Star.
Marva Sheridan was born ready for this day. She’s always been driven to make a difference in the world, and what better way than to vote in her first election?$7.99ISBN: 9781524701277Availability: Normally we can get this book to the store for you in a day or two. During the seasonal rush, this might not be possible.Published: Yearling - January 8th, 2019
"The right story at the right time. . . . It’s not just a narrative; it’s an experience. It’s the novel we’ve been waiting for." —The New York Times
A boy tries to steer a safe path through the projects in Harlem in the wake of his brother’s death in this outstanding debut novel that celebrates community and creativity.
$17.99ISBN: 9780062742469Published: HarperCollins - January 16th, 2018
Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award–nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award winner Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers!$16.99ISBN: 9781536212686Published: Candlewick - July 7th, 2020
The team behind Baby Goes to Market and B Is for Baby visit a Nigerian village for a humorous ode to childhood ingenuity.$8.99ISBN: 9780316475136Published: LB Kids - October 1st, 2019
This board book edition of Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World by New York Times bestselling author Vashti Harrison is a beautiful first book to teach your little dreamers to follow all their biggest ideas.