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American Shelves
American Shelves, © Jorge Alcala /Unsplash
American Shelves
American Shelves, © Jorge Alcala /Unsplash

American Shelves

American Shelves

Die Stadtbibliothek Dornbirn ist die neueste Projektpartnerin des American Shelves Projekts in Zusammenarbeit mit der US-Botschaft und des BVÖ (Büchereiverband Österreich).

Durch diese Kooperation wird unser bestehendes Angebot an amerikanischer Literatur mit vielen unterschiedlichen Facetten erweitert.

Im American Shelf finden Sie eine große Auswahl an aktuellen Sachbuchthemen, Bestsellern, Kinder- und Jugendliteratur und unterschiedliche Angebote aus dem Maker-Space Bereich.

Neben der Medienauswahl wird das Projekt in Zukunft ein lebendiges Veranstaltungsprogramm bieten.

American Shelves beim BVÖ
Website der US-Botschaft in Österreich

Book Recommendations

I love my Fur!

By Kelly Leigh Miller 
Picture book

Little Bigfoot loves his fur. Everyone else loves it, too. It is fluffy! It is soft! It is all anyone wants to talk about—until they’d rather talk about something else.

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Such A Quiet Place

By Megan Miranda
for Young Adults

Welcome to Hollow’s Edge, where you can find secrets, scandal, and a suspected killer – all on one street.

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One Of The Good Ones

by Maika Moulite & Maritza Moulite
for Young Adults

Isn’t being human enough? When teen social activist and history buff Kezi is killed under mysterious circumstances after attending a social justice rally, her devastated sister Happi and their family are left reeling in the aftermath.

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The Beast and the Bethany

by Jack Megitt-Phillips 2020
Fantasy | for kids ages 10-12

Beauty comes at a price, especially for Ebenzer Tweezer, who has stayed beautiful for 511 years. How, you may wonder? Ebenezer has to feed the beast in the attic of his mansion. But the beast grows greedier and greedier with each meal, and one day asks for a nice, juicy child to eat next…

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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You

by Jason Reynolds
for Young Adults

This is NOT a history book. This is a book about the here and now. A book about race. A race journey from then to now.

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The Other Black Girl

By Zakiya Dalila Harris
Atria Books 2021

The other black girl is a debut about the tension between two young black women meeting in the white backdrop of New York City book publishing. A propulsive, darkly funny and endlessly surprising commentary on diversity in the workplace, that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

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