February 08, 2022

Troy Library Black History Books for Youth

Carol Roberts, Young People’s Service Librarian at Troy Public Library, is talking about books for Black History Month and more with Brea Barthel.

Books discussed include “Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood” by Kwame Mbalia, ed. (2021); “Stamped: Racism, Anti-Racism, and You (For Young Adults)” by Jason Reynolds & Ibram X. Kendi (2020); “Stamped (for Kids)” by Jason Reynolds & Ibram X. Kendi, adapted by Sonja Cherry-Paul (2021); “The 1619 Project: Born on the Water” by Nikole Hannah-Jones & Renee Watson (2021); “Empowered Black Girl:Joyful Affirmations and Words of Resilience” by M. J. Fievre, ed. (2021); and “Hunt, Gather, Parent” by Michaeleen Doucleff, PhD. (2021). Also hear about library activities this month. For more info, see thetroylibrary.org. And for other libraries in Albany & Rensselaer Counties, see www.uhls.org.

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