Resources

Resources

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Transcendent Kingdom

Transcendent Kingdom

By Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi's stunning follow-up to her acclaimed Homegoing is a novel about a Ghanaian family in the contemporary South, at once a profound story about race in America and an astonishingly intimate portrait of a young woman reckoning, spiritually and intellectually, with a legacy of unmanageable loss.

The Vanishing Half

The Vanishing Half

By Brit Bennett

From The New York Times-bestselling author of The Mothers, a stunning new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white.

The Water Dancer

The Water Dancer

By Ta-Nehisi Coates

From the National Book Award-winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom

The Yellow House

The Yellow House

By Sarah M. Broom

Sarah M. Broom's The Yellow House tells a hundred years of her family and their relationship to home in a neglected area of one of America's most mythologized cities. This is the story of a mother's struggle against a house's entropy, and that of a prodigal daughter who left home only to reckon with the pull that home exerts, even after the Yellow House was wiped off the map after Hurricane Katrina.

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

By Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas' searing debut about an ordinary girl in extraordinary circumstances addresses issues of racism an dplice violence with intelligence, heart, and unflinching honesty.

Homegoing

Homegoing

By Yaa Gyasi

Homegoing is the debut historical fiction novel by Ghanaian-American author Yaa Gyasi, published in 2016. Each chapter in the novel follows a different descendant of an Asante woman named Maame, starting with her two daughters, who are half-sisters, separated by circumstance: Effia marries James Collins, the British governor in charge of Cape Coast Castle, while her half-sister Esi is held captive in the dungeons below. Subsequent chapters follow their children and following generations.