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Books for National Card and Letter Writing Month

Lindsay recommends some books on the endangered art of writing letters.

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Harold Washington: Selected Speeches Digital Collection

The gifted orator spoke at many public and private events, especially during his mayoral administration, 1983-1987.

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Beyond Borders for Kids

Kids and families, enjoy these books about stories beyond borders.

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Poetry for Amanda Gorman Fans

Inspired by Amanda Gorman's poem at the inauguration? Check out these teen poetry books and novels in verse with social justice themes.

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Top Picks: Brutally Honest Essays by Chicago's Samantha Irby

Samantha Irby has been making waves since she started writing in Chicago. Check out her work along with some other irreverent essayists.

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