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Celebrating Black History, Literature, and Culture

Book covers of "The World Belongs to Us" by Jacqueline Woodson and "The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store" by James McBride appear side by side

“A story I will remember
long after I’ve read it for the second, third,
tenth, hundredth time.”

-Jacqueline Woodson

Celebrate Black History at the library all year round! Here are some great booklists and resources to explore for kids, teens, and adults focused on Black History, Literature, and Culture.

Children’s Library

Teen Library

Adult Library

For many more resources and reading ideas, and if you’re looking for a particular author or subject, please reach out to our staff at,, or give us a call at 207-871-1700.

posted: , by Elizabeth
tags: Library Collections | Recommended Reads | Adults | Seniors
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