Celebrating Black History Month

The Mulberry Book Drop

Feb 21 2023 • 50 mins

February is Black History Month and we are celebrating by sharing several of our favorite authors and books with you.

You can always reach out to us at themulberrylibrary@gmail.com or on your favorite social media platform.  We love hearing from you!

Titles mentioned in this episode:

Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence by Geoffrey Canada

  • Special mention: Singer-Songwriter Sam Cooke

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism by Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar

Would Record Book of Racist Stories by Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar

On the Rooftop by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Love is a Revolution by Renee Watson

Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas

History Smashers: Underground Railroad by Kate Messner & Gwendolyn Hooks

How High the Moon by Karyn Parsons

The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis

Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly

Who Was, What Was, Where Was Series by various authors

Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora

How to Read a Book by Kwame Alexander

What is Bethany’s husband reading now:

The Broken Earth Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin

  • The Fifth Season, The Obelisk Gate, The Stone Sky

The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin