015 Stories of Color & Common Goals in Our Love of Books
Adding Diverse Books To Your Home Library, World Schooling, Literary Catalogues
Our Guest: Nicole Cottrell
Stories of Color: a curated source for diverse, multicultural living books
Not Only, But Also: a very mature/adult ears only podcast
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Featured books in this episode:
Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by CS Lewis
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants- this young adult version has become available since our conversation, written for ages 12+
The Nickel Boys (Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction): A Novel by Colson Whitehead
The First Blade of Sweetgrass by Suzanne Greenlaw and Gabriel Frey
Books As Windows by May Lamberton Becker
Give and Take by Elly Swartz
Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord and Marc Simont
Tristan Strong Novels by Kwame Mbalia
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