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The Stronger Together Book Club is a monthly, virtual book discussion group where participants and invited guest presenters come together to discuss thought-provoking book titles that explore topics on cultural awareness, discrimination, and race.

  Book Club Reading List

Upcoming Discussions

Youth by Curt Pires, Illustrated by Alex Diotto and Dee Cunniffe

Thursday, December 15, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Join us to discuss the graphic novel Youth, a coming-of-age story about two queer teenagers who leave behind their small-town life and attempt to make their way to California. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 16 yrs.+

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Past Discussions

2022


Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

Thursday, November 17, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Join us for a discussion of this groundbreaking YA thriller about a Native teen who must root out the corruption in her community. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 16 yrs.+

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Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History by Art Spiegelman

Thursday, October 20, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Join us to discuss the importance of this classic graphic novel, recounting the chilling experiences of the author's father during the Holocaust, and its recent resurgence in the news. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 16 yrs.+

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A History of Florida: Through Black Eyes by Dr. Marvin Dunn

Thursday, June 23, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Join scholar, historian and author Dr. Marvin Dunn for a discussion of his book, A History of Florida Through Black Eyes, which explores the little-known and often hidden history of African Americans in Florida. Community service hours will be available. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 16 yrs.+

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This Story is a Lie by Tom Pollock

Thursday, May 26, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Join us for Q&A session with author Tom Pollock on his book This Story is a Lie. This thriller takes a teen math prodigy who suffers from an extreme anxiety disorder and finds himself caught in a web of lies after an assassination attempt on his mother. Community service hours are available. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 12-18 yrs.

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Halal If You Hear Me

April 28, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Let's celebrate National Poetry Month with a discussion of The BreakBeat Poets' poetry collection Halal If You Hear Me. Community service hours will be available. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 12 years and up.

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The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi

March 31, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

This month, we welcome author Alka Joshi as we discuss her book, The Henna Artist. Community service hours are available. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 years and up.

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All About Love by bell hooks

February 24, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Join the Stronger Together Book Club to discuss All About Love, the acclaimed first volume in feminist icon bell hooks' Love Song to the Nation. Community service hours will be available. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 12 years and up.

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Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements

January 27, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Join the Stronger Together Book Club to discuss Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Movements. Community service hours will be available. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 years and up.

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