Multcolib Picks: If You Like The Help by Kathryn Stockett

A Changed Man
A Changed Man A Novel By Prose, Francine Book - 2005 FICTION PROSE Available in some locations

Annotation:Charismatic Holocaust survivor Meyer Maslow is taken aback when a rough-looking young neo-Nazi named Vincent Nolan walks into the Manhattan office of Maslow's human rights foundation and declares that he wants to "save guys like me from becoming guys like me."

A Changed Man
A Changed Man By Prose, Francine Audiobook CD - 2005 CD Fiction PROSE Available in some locations

Annotation:Charismatic Holocaust survivor Meyer Maslow is taken aback when a rough-looking young neo-Nazi named Vincent Nolan walks into the Manhattan office of Maslow's human rights foundation and declares that he wants to "save guys like me from becoming guys like me."

A Changed Man
A Changed Man [a Novel] By Prose, Francine Downloadable Audiobook - 2005

Annotation:Charismatic Holocaust survivor Meyer Maslow is taken aback when a rough-looking young neo-Nazi named Vincent Nolan walks into the Manhattan office of Maslow's human rights foundation and declares that he wants to "save guys like me from becoming guys like me."

A Mercy
A Mercy By Morrison, Toni Book - 2008 FICTION MORRISON 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:In exchange for a bad debt, an Anglo-Dutch trader reluctantly takes on Florens, a young slave girl who feels abandoned by her slave mother and who searches for love — first from an older servant woman at her master's new home, and then from a handsome free blacksmith. A Mercy explores the human cost of slavery to both slave holders and the enslaved.

A Mercy
A Mercy By Morrison, Toni Downloadable Audiobook - 2008

Annotation:In exchange for a bad debt, an Anglo-Dutch trader reluctantly takes on Florens, a young slave girl who feels abandoned by her slave mother and who searches for love — first from an older servant woman at her master's new home, and then from a handsome free blacksmith. A Mercy explores the human cost of slavery to both slave holders and the enslaved.

A Mercy
A Mercy By Morrison, Toni eBook - 2008

Annotation:In exchange for a bad debt, an Anglo-Dutch trader reluctantly takes on Florens, a young slave girl who feels abandoned by her slave mother and who searches for love — first from an older servant woman at her master's new home, and then from a handsome free blacksmith. A Mercy explores the human cost of slavery to both slave holders and the enslaved.

The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees By Kidd, Sue Monk Book - 2002 FICTION KIDD All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 1 copy

Annotation:Lily Owens longs to learn the truth about her mother, so when her black caretaker Rosaleen insults three of the town's fiercest racists, they escape to Tiburon, South Carolina, a place that holds the key to her mother's past. This is the story of a young girl's search for truth and her courage to confront racial barriers.

The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees By Kidd, Sue Monk eBook - 2003

Annotation:Lily Owens longs to learn the truth about her mother, so when her black caretaker Rosaleen insults three of the town's fiercest racists, they escape to Tiburon, South Carolina, a place that holds the key to her mother's past. This is the story of a young girl's search for truth and her courage to confront racial barriers.

The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees By Kidd, Sue Monk Audiobook CD - 2002 CD Fiction KIDD All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Lily Owens longs to learn the truth about her mother, so when her black caretaker Rosaleen insults three of the town's fiercest racists, they escape to Tiburon, South Carolina, a place that holds the key to her mother's past. This is the story of a young girl's search for truth and her courage to confront racial barriers.

The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees [a Novel] By Kidd, Sue Monk Downloadable Audiobook - 2007

Annotation:Lily Owens longs to learn the truth about her mother, so when her black caretaker Rosaleen insults three of the town's fiercest racists, they escape to Tiburon, South Carolina, a place that holds the key to her mother's past. This is the story of a young girl's search for truth and her courage to confront racial barriers.

Pageturners To Go
Pageturners To Go Secret Life Of Bees : A Novel By Kidd, Sue Monk Kit PAGETURNERS SECRET Available in some locations

Annotation:Lily Owens longs to learn the truth about her mother, so when her black caretaker Rosaleen insults three of the town's fiercest racists, they escape to Tiburon, South Carolina, a place that holds the key to her mother's past. This is the story of a young girl's search for truth and her courage to confront racial barriers.

The Known World
The Known World By Jones, Edward P. Book - 2003 FICTION JONES All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave, becomes the protege of a powerful white landowner and in turn prospers and buys his own slaves.

The Known World
The Known World By Jones, Edward P. Downloadable Audiobook - 2004

Annotation:Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave, becomes the protege of a powerful white landowner and in turn prospers and buys his own slaves.

The Known World
The Known World By Jones, Edward P. eBook - 2003 OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave, becomes the protege of a powerful white landowner and in turn prospers and buys his own slaves.

My Cleaner
My Cleaner By Gee, Maggie Book - 2006 FICTION GEE Available in some locations

Annotation:Ten years after she has left the employ of a white, middle-class British family, Ugandan Mary Tendo is asked back to care for the household's only child. She returns to care for Justin, now a troubled young man, but her presence leads to a power struggle and unforseen tensions.

The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
The Girl Who Fell From the Sky A Novel By Durrow, Heidi W. Book - 2011 FICTION DURROW 2011 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 5 copies

Annotation:Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., becomes the sole survivor of a family tragedy. Growing up in the 1980s, she confronts her identity as a biracial young woman in a world that wants to see her as either black or white.

The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
The Girl Who Fell From the Sky A Novel By Durrow, Heidi W. Book - 2010 FICTION DURROW 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., becomes the sole survivor of a family tragedy. Growing up in the 1980s, she confronts her identity as a biracial young woman in a world that wants to see her as either black or white.

The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
The Girl Who Fell From the Sky [a Novel] By Durrow, Heidi W. Audiobook CD - 2009 CD Fiction DURROW All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., becomes the sole survivor of a family tragedy. Growing up in the 1980s, she confronts her identity as a biracial young woman in a world that wants to see her as either black or white.

The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
The Girl Who Fell From the Sky A Novel By Durrow, Heidi W. Downloadable Audiobook - 2010

Annotation:Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., becomes the sole survivor of a family tragedy. Growing up in the 1980s, she confronts her identity as a biracial young woman in a world that wants to see her as either black or white.

The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
The Girl Who Fell From the Sky A Novel By Durrow, Heidi W. eBook - 2010 OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., becomes the sole survivor of a family tragedy. Growing up in the 1980s, she confronts her identity as a biracial young woman in a world that wants to see her as either black or white.

Little Bee
Little Bee By Cleave, Chris Book - 2009 FICTION CLEAVE 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:A haunting novel about the tenuous friendship that blooms between two disparate strangers — one an illegal Nigerian refugee, the other a recent widow from suburban London.

Little Bee
Little Bee A Novel By Cleave, Chris Downloadable Audiobook - 2009

Annotation:A haunting novel about the tenuous friendship that blooms between two disparate strangers — one an illegal Nigerian refugee, the other a recent widow from suburban London.

Little Bee
Little Bee By Cleave, Chris Audiobook CD - 2009 CD Fiction CLEAVE Available in some locations

Annotation:A haunting novel about the tenuous friendship that blooms between two disparate strangers — one an illegal Nigerian refugee, the other a recent widow from suburban London.

Caleb's Crossing
Caleb's Crossing By Brooks, Geraldine Book - 2011 FICTION BROOKS 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Bethia rails against a life of indentured servitude that is her lot as a woman in 17th century New England, and watches with admiration and envy as her friend Caleb becomes the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College.

Caleb's Crossing
Caleb's Crossing A Novel By Brooks, Geraldine Audiobook CD - 2011 CD Fiction BROOKS All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Bethia rails against a life of indentured servitude that is her lot as a woman in 17th century New England, and watches with admiration and envy as her friend Caleb becomes the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College.

Caleb's Crossing
Caleb's Crossing By Brooks, Geraldine eBook - 2011

Annotation:Bethia rails against a life of indentured servitude that is her lot as a woman in 17th century New England, and watches with admiration and envy as her friend Caleb becomes the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College.

Caleb's Crossing
Caleb's Crossing By Brooks, Geraldine Downloadable Audiobook - 2011

Annotation:Bethia rails against a life of indentured servitude that is her lot as a woman in 17th century New England, and watches with admiration and envy as her friend Caleb becomes the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College.

The Tortilla Curtain
The Tortilla Curtain By Boyle, T. Coraghessan Book - 1996 FICTION BOYLE 1996 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 4 copies

Annotation:A freak accident causes two couples — a pair of Los Angeles liberals and Mexican illegals — and their opposing worlds to collide in a tragicomedy of error and misunderstanding.

The Tortilla Curtain
The Tortilla Curtain By Boyle, T. Coraghessan eBook - 1996

Annotation:A freak accident causes two couples — a pair of Los Angeles liberals and Mexican illegals — and their opposing worlds to collide in a tragicomedy of error and misunderstanding.

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Kathyrn Stockett's The Help tells the story of the many African American women who kept white households running smoothly while laboring under the inhumane and inhospitable conditions of 1960s Mississippi. Here are some stories that share the themes of injustice, struggle and compassion.


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