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American Shelves
American Shelves, © Unsplash
American Shelves
American Shelves, © Unsplash

American Shelves

American Shelves

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

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 Makerspace Bereich.

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

  • Book Recommendations

    Nationalparks of the U.S.A.

    By Kate Siber; Chris Turnham (Illustrator)
    For children from six years

    Take a tour of America's great outdoors with this book that goes wild for the flora, fauna and epic landscapes of its majestic National Parks.

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    Harlem Shuffle

    By Colson Whitehead

    Ray Carney’s story plays out in a beautifully recreated New York City of the early 1960s. It's a family saga masquerading as a crime novel, a hilarious morality play, a social novel about race and power, and ultimately a love letter to Harlem. 

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    Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot

    By Mikki Kendall

    Through this essay, Mikki Kendall takes aim at the legitimacy of the modern feminist movement, arguing that it has chronically failed to address the needs of all but a few women. Due to the fact that some feminists refuse to prioritize these issues, it has exacerbated the age-old problem of both internecine discord and women who rebuff at carrying the title.

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    Such A Quiet Place

    By Megan Miranda

    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

    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

    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

    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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