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On the episode we talk about some of the challenges getting a hold of materials and the Read Woke Online Reading Challenge.

Cheryl’s Picks

Rockaway: Surfing Headlong into a New Life by Diane Cardwell 

What We Carry: A Memoir by Maya Shanbhag Lang 

The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature by J. Drew Lanham 

Video episode of: Birds of America with Jason Ward – Drew Lanham: Hope Is the Thing With Feathers 

Vanity Fair article: “How Am I Going to Be Perceived as a Black Man With Binoculars?”: J. Drew Lanham on Christian Cooper and Rules for the Black Birdwatcher by Dan Adler 

The Tradition by Jericho Brown 

The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 edited by Kevin Young and Michael S. Glaser 

The Smallest Lights in the Universe: A Memoir by Sara Seager  

The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy's Vanishing Explorers by Emily Levesque 

Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love & Fallout by Lauren Redniss   

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi 

Fathoms: The World in the Whale by Rebecca Giggs 

Mari’s Picks

Raise Your Hand by Alice Paul Tapper, illustrated by Marta Kissi

Count Me In by Varsha Bajaj

Front Desk by Kelly Yang

Three Keys by Kelly Yang - to be released 9-15-2020

Lift by Minh Lê & Dan Sansat

The Do-Over by Jennifer Honeybourn

Early Departures by Justin A. Reynolds (YA) (holdable soon)

Sliding Doors (featuring Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah) (in hoopla)

Jessica’s Picks

Stakes Is High: Life After the American Dream by Mychal Denzel Smith

Drawn Together by Minh Lê and Dan Santat

Green Lantern: Legacy by Minh Lê & Andie Tong

The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon