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SLPL_CenterfortheReader created a list Mar 04 2020
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Books That Pass the Bechdel-Wallace Test

"Alison Bechdel's 1985 comic strip "The Rule" laid out the criteria used by a female character before she chose to see a movie: 1. The movie has at least two women.  2. The women talk to each other... 3. And they discuss something other..."
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SLPL_CenterfortheReader added a title to their For later shelf Mar 03 2020
Iris Lockhart is stunned to learn that a great aunt whom she never knew existed is being released from an institute where she has been locked away for years. If Iris takes her in, what dangerous truths might she inherit?
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SLPL_CenterfortheReader created a list Feb 15 2020
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Lights, Camera, Fiction!

"Many celebrities of TV and the silver screen have tried their hand at the art of writing fiction -- so many, in fact, that there's sure to be an actor's book for everyone! This list includes actors from Star Wars, The X-files, Star Trek, and more...."
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SLPL_CenterfortheReader created a list Jan 30 2020
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African Americans and the Vote

"The year 2020 marks the sesquicentennial of the Fifteenth Amendment, which granted African American men the right to vote in 1870. These recommendations can help readers learn, discuss, and honor the legacy of African Americans in the ongoing voti..."
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SLPL_CenterfortheReader created a list Jan 07 2020
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So many Star Wars books!

"The decades-old phenomenon of Star Wars is ending (ok, to be precise, the Skywalker Saga is ending), and it's an emotional event for many fans. Keep your spirits up by checking out some of these Star Wars novels we've collected in the Center for t..."
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