Happy National Library Week April 19-25, 2020!

National Library Week: improving literacy, supporting intellectual freedom, increasing library funding National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening our communities. The original theme for National Library Week, “Find your place at the library,” was chosen months ago before the emergence of […]

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The Port Chicago 50 by Steve Sheinkin

The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin was the recipient of the 2020 Edwards Award, the Horn Book Award, and was a National Book Award finalist. On July 17, 1944, an ammunitions accident at the segregated Port Chicago Navy base killed hundreds of sailors. When the African […]

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