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Reading List: Expand Your Horizons

Books are both windows and mirrors. The mirrors allow us to see our experiences reflected back at us and windows allow us a glimpse into the lives of people are different from us.


Black Cake.jpg

by Charmaine Wilkerson

F Wilkerson

The Family Chao.jpg

by Lan Samantha Chang

F Chang Mys

Joan is Okay.jpg

by Weike Wang

F Wang

Mercy Street.jpg

by Jennifer Haigh

F Haigh

No Land to Light On.jpg

by Yara Zgheib

F Zgheib

The Picture Bride.jpg

by Lee Geum-Yi

F Geum-yi

Sister Mother Warrior.jpg

by Vanessa Riley

F Riley

True Biz.jpg

by Sarah Novic

F Novic

We Are Not Like Them.jpg

by Christine Pride

F Pride

Woman of Light.jpg

by Kali Fajardo-Anstine

F Fajardo-Anstine

Brown Girls.jpg

by Daphne Palasi Andreades

F Andreades

Four Treasures of the Sky.jpg

by Jenny Zhang

F Zhang

A Little Life.jpg

by Hanya Yanagihara

F Yanagihara

The Murmur of Bees.jpg

by Sofia Segovia

F Segovia

On A Night Of A Thousand Stars.jpg

by Andrea Yayura Clark

F Clark

Portrait of a Thief.jpg

by Grace D. Li

F Li

Take My Hand.jpg

by Dolen Perkins-Valdez

F Perkins-Valdez

The vanishing Half.jpg

by Brit Bennett

F Bennett

What The Fireflies Knew.jpg

by Kai Harris

F Harris


by Jabari Asim

F Asim


by Kirsten Chen

F Chen

the Island of Missing Trees.jpg

by Elif Shafak

F Shafak


by Tara M. Stringfellow

F Stringfellow


by Leila Mottley

F Mottley

Peach Blossom Spring.jpg

by Melissa Fu

F Fu

The School for Good Mothers.jpg

by Jessamine Chan

F Chan

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow.jpg

by Gabrielle Zevin

F Zevin

The Violin Conspiracy.jpg

by Brendan Slocumb

F Slocumb

When We Were Birds.jpg

by Ayana Lloyd Banwo

F Banwo


Apple by Eric Gansworth book cover

by Eric Gansworth

92 Gansworth

Broken Horses cover

by Brandi Carlile

92 Carlile

Counting descent cover

by Clint Smith

811.6 Smith

Facing the Mountain cover

by Daniel James Brown

940.54 Brown

Loving cover

by Sheryll Cashin

306.84 Cashin

Once a Girl, Always a Boy cover

by Jo Ivester

YA 92 Ivester

Becoming cover

by Michelle Obama

92 Obama

The color of law cover

by Richard Rothstein

305.8 Rothstein

Disability visibility cover

by Alice Wong

YA 305.9 Wong

How to Be an Antiracist cover

by Ibram X. Kendi

305.8 Kendi

March Book One cover

by John Lewis

YA 92 Lewis GN

The Sum of Us cover

by Heather McGhee

305.8 McGhee

The Best We Could Do cover

by Thi Bui

92 Bui GN

The Color of Water cover

by James McBride

92 McBride

The Displaced cover

by Viet Thanh Nguyen

305.9  Nguyen

Life on Mars cover

by Tracy K. Smith

811.6 Smith

The New Jim Crow cover

by Michelle Alexander

364.97 Alexander

Untamed Cover

by Glennon Doyle

92 Doyle

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