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National Indigenous History Month
From across Canada, Indigenous authors share their truths, experiences, and thoughts on Canada's past, present, and future through short stories, non-fiction, poetry, and much more.
A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott - available on OverDrive/Libby
Clifford by Harold R. Johnson - available on OverDrive/Libby
21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act by Bob Joseph - available on OverDrive/Libby
The Unexpected Cop: Indian Ernie on a Life of Leadership by Ernie Louttit - available on OverDrive/Libby
Our Story: Aboriginal Voices on Canada's Past by Maria Campbell, Tantoo Cardinal, Tomson Highway, Drew Hayden Taylor, Basil Johnston, Thomas King, Brian Maracle, Lee Maracle, Jovette Marchessault, and Rachel Qitsualik - available on OverDrive/Libby
Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq - available on OverDrive/Libby
Black Authors - Experiences, Belonging, and the Black Lives Matter Movement
From memoirs and poetry about the Black experience in Canada and the United States, to fiction exploring history and belonging, these works will educate and inspire.
The Hanging of Angelique by Afua Cooper - available on Hoopla
BlackLife by Rinaldo Walcott & Idil Abdillahi - available on Hoopla
Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? by Mumia Abu-Jamal - available on Hoopla
Any Known Blood by Lawrence Hill - available on Hoopla
Things Are Good Now by Djamila Ibrahim - available on Hoopla
Shut Up You're Pretty by Téa Mutonji - available on Hoopla
A Map to the Door of No Return by Dionne Brand - available on OverDrive/Libby
Authors from the LGBTQIA2S+ community share their stories and experiences of identity and diversity in these books that span genres and communities.
Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens by Tanya Boteju - available on OverDrive/Libby
Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian - available on OverDrive/Libby
Be My Love by Kit Pearson - available on OverDrive/Libby
A Two-Spirit Journey: The Autobiography of a Lesbian Ojibwa-Cree Elder by Ma-Nee Chacaby with Mary Louisa Plummer - available on OverDrive/Libby
Unfinished Dollhouse: A memoir of Gender and Identity by Michelle Alfano - available on OverDrive/Libby
Pride: Celebrating Diversity & Community by Robin Stevenson - available on OverDrive/Libby