Sulwe

Sulwe From Academy Award winning actress Lupita Nyong o comes a powerful, moving picture book about colorism, self esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within Sulwe has skin the color of midnight She is darker than everyone in her family She is darker than anyone in her school Sulwe just w

La muerte de Jesús

La muerte de Jesús Tienes alguna idea de qui n era ese ni o que viv a a tu cuidado l dice que sab as que era excepcional, pero tienes idea de cu n excepcional era, realmente No lo creo Era r pido mentalmente y h bil con los pies eso es lo que t entiendes por excepcional En cambio, yo supe que l no pertenec

Kingdom of Souls (Kingdom of Souls, #1)

Kingdom of Souls (Kingdom of Souls, #1) Magic has a price if you re willing to pay Born into a family of powerful witchdoctors, Arrah yearns for magic of her own But each year she fails to call forth her ancestral powers, while her ambitious mother watches with growing disapproval There s only one thing Arrah hasn t tried, a deadly las

Out of Darkness, Shining Light

Out of Darkness, Shining Light This is how we carried out of Africa the poor broken body of Bwana Daudi, the Doctor, David Livingstone, so that he could be borne across the sea and buried in his own land So begins Petina Gappah s powerful novel of exploration and adventure in nineteenth century Africa the captivating story of

The Shadow King

The Shadow King A gripping novel set during Mussolini s 1935 invasion of Ethiopia, The Shadow King takes us back to the first real conflict of World War II, casting light on the women soldiers who were left out of the historical record With the threat of Mussolini s army looming, recently orphaned Hirut struggles

Girl

Girl Girl , Edna O Brien s hotly anticipated new novel, envisages the lives of the Boko Haram girls in a masterpiece of violence and tenderness I was a girl once, but not any So begins Girl, Edna O Brien s harrowing portrayal of the young women abducted by Boko Haram Set in the deep countryside o

My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial Killer My Sister, the Serial Killer is a blackly comic novel about how blood is thicker and difficult to get out of the carpet than water When Korede s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what s expected of her bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man s coming of age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed Trevor Noah s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal

We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists What does feminism mean today That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently argued essay adapted from her much viewed TEDx talk of the same name by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun With humor and l