Beyond Borders: Graphic Memoirs and Graphic Novels About Immigrant and Refugee Experiences

Graphic novels are in their heyday of storytelling and creative expression. Stories and memoirs accompanied by illustrations can provide a meaningful, immersive reading experience. This is definitely the case with immigrant and refugee experiences. Embracing diverse themes and art styles, these books feature immigrant and refugee stories tying into this year's One Book, One Chicago…
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Women Astronomers: Recent Books Explore Science, Life Stories

From astronomer Maria Mitchell to astronaut Mae Jemison, women have made significant contributions to astronomy. Yet, women’s achievements in astronomy too often go undervalued or remain unknown. These recent books by women astronomers provide the opportunity to learn their life stories and see the world through their profound lens.  Like so many future astronomers, Emily…
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