Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
CLASSIC J ALCOTT
Based loosely on Louisa May Alcott's own upbringing, Little Women follows the lives of four sisters - Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March. Each girl has a vision of what their ideal future will bring, though ultimately experiencing, as most young do, something completely different. Little Women, originally written as two volumes, was a great commercial success and is considered one of the most widely read American novels. Available from Hoopla in eBook and Audiobook.
Sycamore by Bryn Chancellor
When human remains are linked to the unsolved disappearance of a teenage girl eighteen years earlier, the residents of the victim's hometown rekindle stories, rumors, and recollections while examining the complicated history that led to the tragedy. Available from Hoopla in eBook and Audiobook.
The Poisoned City by Anna Clark
Documents the 2014 poisoning of the residents of Flint, Michigan, by contaminated water, and the ensuing eighteen-month activism case in which the state admitted its complicity after twelve people died and many others suffered permanent injuries. Available from Hoopla in Audiobook.
The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan
Having collected a lifetime of lost objects in order to deal with the loss of his fiancâee, Anthony Peardew bequeaths his secret life's mission to his unsuspecting assistant, Laura, leaving her his house and all its lost treasures--and the responsibilityto return each one to its owner. Available from Hoopla in eBook and audiobook.
Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
When she realizes that the final chapter of mystery writer Alan Conway's latest manuscript is missing and Alan later turns up dead, editor Susan Ryeland follows clues buried in the text to investigate the author's suspicious death. Available from Hoopla in eBook and audiobook.
News of the World by Paulette Jiles
In the aftermath of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, an elderly widower and itinerant news reader, is offered fifty dollars to bring an orphan girl, who was kidnapped and raised by Kiowa raiders, from Wichita Falls back to her family in San Antonio. Available from Hoopla in eBook.
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
When her new husband is arrested and imprisoned for a crime she knows he did not commit, a rising artist takes comfort in a longtime friendship only to encounter unexpected challenges in resuming her life when her husband's sentence is suddenly overturned. Available from Hoopla in eBook and audiobook.
Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
HISTORY US KEN
A comprehensive history of anti-black racism focuses on the lives of five major players in American history and highlights the debates that took place between assimilationists and segregationists and between racists and anti-racists. Available from Hoopla in audiobook.
Endurance : Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing
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Describes how polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's ship became immobilized in ice for ten months on his 1914 expedition to Antarctica, resulting in an 850-mile journey back to civilization with only a skeleton crew remaining. Available from Hoopla in audiobook.
The Dressmaker Of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Presents the story of a fearless young woman who became a dress-making entrepreneur in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, thus saving her family and bringing hope to the lives of dozens of women in her war-torn nation. Available from Hoopla in audiobook.
Dutch Girl by Robert Matzen
Biographers have chronicled Audrey Hepburn's stardom, but none has covered her experiences through five years of Nazi occupation in the Netherlands, including participation in the Dutch Resistance, assisting doctors during the battle of Arnhem, and undergoing the Hunger Winter of 1944. She had to contend with her father being a Nazi agent, and became Arnhem's most famous young ballerina. Available from Hoopla in eBook and audiobook
Grandma Gatewood's Walk by Ben Montgomery
Drawing from Gatewood's diaries, journals, and correspondence, documents the life of the first woman to hike the Appalachian Trail alone in 1955 as well as her efforts to bring public attention to the once little-known footpath. Available from Hoopla in eBook or audiobook.
Radium Girls by Kate Moore
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Recounts the struggles of hundreds of women who were exposed to radium while working factory jobs during World War I, describing how they were mislead by their employers and became embroiled in a battle for workers' rights. Available from Hoopla on eBook and audiobook