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Celebrating Nelson Mandela Celebrating Nelson Mandela

By EileenS
This year is the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth (July 18, 1918). Mandela is one of the most well-known freedom fighters...
This year is the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth (July 18, 1918). Mandela is one of the most well-known freedom fighters...
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Motivational Books to Improve Your Life Motivational Books to Improve Your Life

recommended by BostonPL_KirstenD
Learn new skills, be more productive, and become an empowered leader with these engaging end of summer reads. Whether you're returning to…
Learn new skills, be more productive, and become an empowered leader with these engaging end of summer reads. Whether you're returning to...
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Staff Picks: August 2018 Staff Picks: August 2018

recommended by BostonPL_ReadersAdvisory
Every month staff from the Reader Services and Collection Development departments at the Boston Public Library recommend their favorite…
Every month staff from the Reader Services and Collection Development departments at the Boston Public Library recommend their favorite…
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NoveList Plus NoveList Plus

Fiction and nonfiction reading recommendations for adults, including reviews, articles, reading lists, and more.
Fiction and nonfiction reading recommendations for adults, including reviews, articles, reading lists, and more.
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Staff Picks: July 2018 Staff Picks: July 2018

recommended by BostonPL_ReadersAdvisory
Every month staff from the Reader Services and Collection Development departments at the Boston Public Library recommend their favorite…
Every month staff from the Reader Services and Collection Development departments at the Boston Public Library recommend their favorite…
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Female Authors of Color: 17 Books By… Female Authors of Color: 17 Books By…

recommended by BostonPL_JordanD
From Bangladesh to Cuba; From Africa to Korea, these women authors hail from around the world and often bring their culture to their…
From Bangladesh to Cuba; From Africa to Korea, these women authors hail from around the world and often bring their culture to their…
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Noir Novels and Their Films Noir Novels and Their Films

recommended by BostonPL_JordanD
Popular throughout the 1930’s, 40’s, and 50’s, these dark and grim crime novels were eventually picked up by Hollywood film makers and…
Popular throughout the 1930’s, 40’s, and 50’s, these dark and grim crime novels were eventually picked up by Hollywood film makers and…
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Lucky Day Collection Lucky Day Collection

The Lucky Day collection is a collection of new, popular, and bestselling books. All items are available by walk-in only. Learn more here.
The Lucky Day collection is a collection of new, popular, and bestselling books. All items are available by walk-in only. Learn more here.
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Downloadable Media Downloadable Media

Looking for eBooks, audiobooks, or streaming materials? Use any one of our downloadable media online resources to check these items out!
Looking for eBooks, audiobooks, or streaming materials? Use any one of our downloadable media online resources to check these items out!
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Life-Changing Latino Reads Life-Changing Latino Reads

recommended by BostonPL_DeniseD
Latin American literature has a diverse history filled with brilliant authors, each with distinct histories, voices, views, and stories to…
Latin American literature has a diverse history filled with brilliant authors, each with distinct histories, voices, views, and stories to…
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No Time To Read? 16 Audiobooks To Get… No Time To Read? 16 Audiobooks To Get…

recommended by BostonPL_JordanD
Audiobooks are great for long car rides, long walks, or while puttering around your home. Some of these are even narrated by famous actors…
Audiobooks are great for long car rides, long walks, or while puttering around your home. Some of these are even narrated by famous actors…
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Boston Reads 1 Million Minutes Boston Reads 1 Million Minutes

recommended by BostonPL_MelissaA
Are you ready to do your part to help Boston Read a Million Minutes? Keep track of your summer reading by the second, minute, hour, day,…
Are you ready to do your part to help Boston Read a Million Minutes? Keep track of your summer reading by the second, minute, hour, day,…
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LGBTQ+ Books for Tweens LGBTQ+ Books for Tweens

By Lin Thompson
Growing up can be confusing. And it can be even more confusing for kids who are LGBTQ+. Often, these kids haven’t seen many people like…
Growing up can be confusing. And it can be even more confusing for kids who are LGBTQ+. Often, these kids haven’t seen many people like…
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Books Set in New England Books Set in New England

recommended by emily_reads
Cross off one of your summer reading bingo squares by reading one of these modern stories set in New England.
Cross off one of your summer reading bingo squares by reading one of these modern stories set in New England.
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