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The Bookworm: A Pioneer on Two Wheels

Set at a time when women (Black women in particular) had few rights, this book tells the true tale of a pioneer on two wheels.
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The Bookworm: ‘Ugly’ is a Beautiful Book

“I’m the ugliest person you’ve never met,” Robert Hoge says early in his book but readers will know better. They’ll know “Ugly” is the name of a beautiful book.
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The Bookworm: ‘Small Great Things’

Are we all just a little bit racist? That’s the uncomfortable, but necessary, question at the root of “Small Great Things.”
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The Bookworm: ‘Never Enter a Toy Shop after Midnight’

“Never enter a toy shop after midnight.” If those words don’t send a chill through your spine, then “The Motion of Puppets” is really not the book for you.
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Six Members of U.S.V.I. Youth Ensemble to Perform at Kennedy Center

Dion Parson and the United Jazz Foundation have announced that six students from the U.S. Virgin Islands Youth Ensemble are scheduled to perform at the Kennedy Center National Jazz Master’s Award Gala reception Friday, Oct. 7.
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Reichhold Center to Kick-Off 38th Season With Brandy

The Reichhold Center for the Arts will open its gates for its 38th season with Grammy Award singer and actress Brandy. “Join us at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Reichhold Center and help us celebrate our 38th birthday,” said Denise Humphrey of the Reichhold Center for the Arts.
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The Bookworm: Treat Yourself to African American History

While it’s true that familiar names are everywhere in this book, readers will also be absolutely treated to stories and mini-biographies from regular people throughout history.
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The Bookworm: a Memorable Memoir in ‘The Fortress’

Danielle Trussoni lulls readers with a fairy tale and a questionable ending: will there be an Ever After or a screaming, Hollywood-like death of a marriage? “The Fortress” will keep you up all knight.
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The Bookworm: ‘The Bill the Cat Story’

So buy this book for your toddler and borrow it back as much as you need to. I predict you’ll need to a lot. For both of you, “The Bill the Cat Story” is worth the wait.
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The Bookworm: ‘Unlock the Weird’

In a format meant for pick-up-and-put-down reading, this book features thousands of short facts, quick articles and tons of pictures that are entertaining, surprising and sometimes a little disgusting.
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