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A Different Mirror for Young People
A History of Multicultural America
Written by Ronald Takaki
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $18.95

A longtime professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Ronald Takaki was recognized as one of the foremost scholars of American ethnic history and diversity. When the first edition of A Different Mirror was published in 1993, Publishers Weekly called it "a brilliant revisionist history of America that is likely... Read more >
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A Different Mirror for Young People
Written by Ronald Takaki, Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609804848
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A History of Multicultural America
Written by Ronald Takaki
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $40.00

A longtime professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Ronald Takaki was recognized as one of the foremost scholars of American ethnic history and diversity. When the first edition of A Different Mirror was published in 1993, Publishers Weekly called it "a brilliant revisionist history of America that is likely to become a classic... Read more >
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A Different Mirror for Young People
Written by Ronald Takaki, Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804169
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A History of Multicultural America
Written by Ronald Takaki
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $18.95

A longtime professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Ronald Takaki was recognized as one of the foremost scholars of American ethnic history and diversity. When the first edition of A Different Mirror was published in 1993, Publishers Weekly called it "a brilliant revisionist history of America that is likely to become a classic... Read more >
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Covering
Covering
Written by Kenji Yoshino
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588361721
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Covering
The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
Written by Kenji Yoshino


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

In this remarkable and elegant work, acclaimed Yale Law School professor Kenji Yoshino fuses legal manifesto and poetic memoir to call for a redefinition of civil rights in our law and culture.

Everyone covers. To cover is to downplay a disfavored trait so as to blend into the mainstream. Because... Read more >
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Back in the Days Remix
Back in the Days Remix
Afterword by Carlton Usher, Ph.D., Contribution by Jeff Chang, Photographed by Jamel Shabazz, Introduction by Fab 5 Freddy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875674
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Back in the Days Remix
10th Anniversary Edition
Afterword by Carlton Usher, Ph.D.
Contribution by Jeff Chang
Photographed by Jamel Shabazz
Introduction by Fab 5 Freddy


Format: Hardcover, 132 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $35.00

Back in the Days documents the emerging Hip Hop scene from 1980–1989—before it became what is today’s multimillion-dollar, multinational industry. Back in the Days, battles involved rappers, DJs, dancers, and painters, not gangsters and guns. Back in the days, the streets—not corporate planning—set the standards for style. Back in the days, Jamel Shabazz was on the... Read more >
Rachel and Her Children
Rachel and Her Children
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307764195
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Rachel and Her Children
Homeless Families in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2011
Price: $9.99

"Extraordinarily affecting...A very important book....To read and remember the stories in this book, to take them to heart, is to be called as a witness."
THE BOSTON GLOBE
There is no safety net for the millions of heartbroken refugees from the American Dream, scattered helplessly in any city you can name. RACHEL... Read more >
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The Other Wes Moore
The Other Wes Moore
Written by Wes Moore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385528207
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The Other Wes Moore
One Name, Two Fates
Written by Wes Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $15.00

The chilling truth is that his story could have been mine. The tragedy is that my story could have been his.

Two kids named Wes Moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. Both grew up fatherless in similar Baltimore neighborhoods and had difficult childhoods; both hung out on... Read more >
The Other Wes Moore
The Other Wes Moore
Written by Wes Moore
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385528191
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The Other Wes Moore
One Name, Two Fates
Written by Wes Moore


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $25.00

Two kids with the same name lived in the same decaying city. One went on to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.
 
In... Read more >
The Other Wes Moore
The Other Wes Moore
Written by Wes Moore
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369697
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The Other Wes Moore
One Name, Two Fates
Written by Wes Moore


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $11.99

BONUS: This edition contains a new afterword and a The Other Wes Moore discussion guide.

The chilling truth is that his story could have been mine. The tragedy is that my story could have been his.

Two kids named Wes Moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. Both grew... Read more >
The Other Wes Moore
The Other Wes Moore
Written by Wes Moore, Read by Wes Moore, Afterword by Tavis Smiley
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307877130
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The Other Wes Moore
One Name, Two Fates
Written by Wes Moore
Read by Wes Moore
Afterword by Tavis Smiley


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $35.00

Two kids with the same name lived in the same decaying city. One went on to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.
 
In... Read more >
The Other Wes Moore
The Other Wes Moore
Written by Wes Moore, Read by Wes Moore, Afterword by Tavis Smiley
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307736024
Our Price: $15.00

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The Other Wes Moore
One Name, Two Fates
Written by Wes Moore
Read by Wes Moore
Afterword by Tavis Smiley


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $15.00

Two kids with the same name lived in the same decaying city. One went on to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.
 
In... Read more >
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Boricuas: Influential Puerto Rican Writings - An Anthology
Boricuas: Influential Puerto Rican Writings - An Anthology
Written by Roberto Santiago
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307554833
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Boricuas: Influential Puerto Rican Writings - An Anthology

Written by Roberto Santiago


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2009
Price: $13.99

MANY CULTURES * ONE WORLD
"Boricua is what Puerto Ricans call one another as a term of endearment, respect, and cultural affirmation; it is a timeless declaration that transcends gender and color. Boricua is a powerful word that tells the origin and history of the Puerto Rican people."
--From the Introduction
From the sun-drenched... Read more >
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Messengers of the Wind
Messengers of the Wind
Written by Jane Katz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307557926
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Messengers of the Wind

Written by Jane Katz


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2009
Price: $14.99

"Messengers of the Wind goes beyond the autobiographies of everyday women. These are women who have long been an invisible part of American culture. Their stories are haunting, frightening, encouraging, and courageous. . . . Katz is a faithful guide."
--The Minnesota Daily
In Messengers of the Wind, Native American women, old and... Read more >
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The Taqwacores
The Taqwacores
Photographed by Kim Badawi, Foreword by Michael Muhammad Knight
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875001
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The Taqwacores
Muslim Punk in the USA
Photographed by Kim Badawi
Foreword by Michael Muhammad Knight


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $35.00

Writer Michael Muhammad Knight coined the term "taqwacore" for his novel about a Muslim punk house in Buffalo, NY, which Knight initially distributed from the back of his car as a DIY photocopied zine. In time, the book found widespread publication through Autonomedia and garnered supporters, even inspiring the first woman-led... Read more >
Still Here
Still Here
Photographed by Joseph Rodriguez, Introduction by Patrice Pascual
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874608
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Still Here
Stories After Katrina
Photographed by Joseph Rodriguez
Introduction by Patrice Pascual


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $35.00

Hurricane Katrina was the most costly natural disaster in the history of the United States. The Category 1 hurricane, which landed August 29, 2005 in the Gulf Coast region, caused 81.2 billion dollars in property damage, killed 1,836 people, and permanently displaced hundreds of thousands more. In the weeks following the... Read more >
A Thousand Sighs, A Thousand Revolts
A Thousand Sighs, A Thousand Revolts
Written by Christiane Bird
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ISBN: 9780307430502
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A Thousand Sighs, A Thousand Revolts
Journeys in Kurdistan
Written by Christiane Bird


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

Though the Kurds played a major military and tactical role in the United States’ recent war with Iraq, most of us know little about this fiercely independent, long-marginalized people. Now acclaimed journalist Christiane Bird, who riveted readers with her tour of Islamic Iran in Neither East Nor West, travels through this... Read more >
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The Accidental Asian
The Accidental Asian
Written by Eric Liu
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307428103
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The Accidental Asian
Notes of a Native Speaker
Written by Eric Liu


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Beyond black and white, native and alien, lies a vast and fertile field of human experience. It is here that Eric Liu, former speechwriter for President Clinton and noted political commentator, invites us to explore.

In these compellingly candid essays, Liu reflects on his life as a second-generation Chinese American and reveals... Read more >
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Covering
Covering
Written by Kenji Yoshino
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375760211
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Covering
The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
Written by Kenji Yoshino


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2007
Price: $15.95

In this remarkable and elegant work, acclaimed Yale Law School professor Kenji Yoshino fuses legal manifesto and poetic memoir to call for a redefinition of civil rights in our law and culture.

Everyone covers. To cover is to downplay a disfavored trait so as to blend into the mainstream. Because all of... Read more >
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Rachel and Her Children
Rachel and Her Children
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307345899
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Rachel and Her Children
Homeless Families in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 15, 2006
Price: $13.95

The story that jolted the conscience of the nation when it first appeared in The New Yorker

Jonathan Kozol is one of America’s most forceful and eloquent observers of the intersection of race, poverty, and education. His books, from the National Book Award–winning Death at an Early Age to his most recent... Read more >
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A Thousand Sighs, A Thousand Revolts
A Thousand Sighs, A Thousand Revolts
Written by Christiane Bird
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345469397
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A Thousand Sighs, A Thousand Revolts
Journeys in Kurdistan
Written by Christiane Bird


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2005
Price: $17.00

Though the Kurds played a major military and tactical role in the United States’ recent war with Iraq, most of us know little about this fiercely independent, long-marginalized people. Now acclaimed journalist Christiane Bird, who riveted readers with her tour of Islamic Iran in Neither East Nor West, travels through this... Read more >
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A Time Before Crack
A Time Before Crack
Text by Charlie Ahearn and Terence Jennings, Afterword by James "Koe" Rodriguez, Photographed by Jamel Shabazz, Introduction by Claude Grunitzky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576872130
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A Time Before Crack

Text by Charlie Ahearn and Terence Jennings
Afterword by James "Koe" Rodriguez
Photographed by Jamel Shabazz
Introduction by Claude Grunitzky


Format: Hardcover, 152 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2005
Price: $35.00

“Deeply unpretentious and undistracted by the trendy new aesthetics or technologies, Mr. Shabazz is the best kind of photojournalist: one driven simply by curiosity about other human beings.”
—Ken Johnson, The New York Times

Once upon a time before crack, inner city communities were blighted by poverty and unemployment—but not... Read more >
Embodying The Postcolonial Life
Embodying The Postcolonial Life
Written by Maurice L. Hall, Jennifer Keane-Dawes and Amardo Rodriguez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591022596
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Embodying The Postcolonial Life
Immigrant Stories Of Resistance
Written by Maurice L. Hall, Jennifer Keane-Dawes and Amardo Rodriguez


Format: Trade Paperback, 166 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2004
Price: $21.99

This book focuses on the immigrant experiences of Caribbean academics living and working in the United States. Unlike standard texts that present theoretical debates on issues related to postcolonialism, each essay in this work speaks in a personal, passionate, and uncensored way about what it means to live as a Caribbean... Read more >
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