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What Is Hip-Hop?

A beautifully illustrated children’s history of hip-hop, from a progressive/idealistic perspective.

Hadriana in All My Dreams

Legendary Haitian author Depestre combines magic, fantasy, eroticism, and delirious humor to explore universal questions of race and sexuality.

Scars of the Soul Are Why Kids Wear Bandages When They Don’t Have Bruises

An authentic and riveting hip-hop memoir in the Joan Didion tradition from Bronx native Lewis.

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Theasa Tuohy — Jefferson Market Library, New York, NY

4/28/18, 3:00pm

Join author Theasa Tuohy and Kaylie Jones Books for the New York hometown launch event for Flying Jenny at the historic Jefferson Market Library (Willa Cather Community Reading Room).

Ricardo Cortés — Newtonville Books, Newton, MA

4/29/18, 3:00pm

Ricardo Cortés presents Sea Creatures from the Sky at a storytime event at Newtonville Books.

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