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Reading in the Margins:
PPL Celebrating Inclusion

Each month we highlight a selection of books focusing on people who are sometimes marginalized. You can find the books on the old card catalog/display table near the entrance, or view the booklist on the home page of the library catalog.  I (Laurie) have set myself the challenge of reading at least one book from the display each month! 

January: World Religions Month 
The Book I Read:  Nonverts : the Making of Ex-Christian America by Stephen Sebastien Bullivant

February: Black History Month 
The Book I Read: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

March: Women’s History Month
The Book I Read: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

April: Older Americans Month
The Book I Read: The Marlow Murder Club: a novel by Richard Thorogood

May: Mental Health Awareness Month
The Book I Read: The Great Pretender: The undercover mission that changed our understanding of madness by Susannah Cahalan
Another Book I Read: How to Keep House While Drowning: a gentle approach to cleaning and organizing by KC Davis 

June: LGBQT+ Pride Month
The Book I Read: Gay Power: The Stonewall Riots and the Gay Rights Movement, 1969, by Betsy Kuhn

July: Disability Pride Month
The Book I Read: The Lady’s Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness by Sarah Ramey

August: Immigrant Heritage Month
The Book I Read: Someone New/ I’m New Here by Anne Sibley O’Brien 

September: Latinx Cultural Heritage Month

October: Neurodiversity Celebration Month
The Book I Read: The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida
and Happiness Falls by Angie Kim

November: Native American Heritage Month

December: Universal Human Rights Month