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Best Sellers

Galatea : a short story
My nest of silence
We refuse to forget : a true story of Black Creeks, American identity, and power
Kaikeyi : a novel
Daughter of the Moon goddess : a novel
The sentence : a novel
The loneliest Americans
The nature of middle-earth : late writings on the lands, inhabitants, and metaphysics of Middle-Earth
The women of Troy : a novel
Vanderbilt : the rise and fall of an American dynasty
If we break : a memoir of marriage, addiction, and healing
The picture bride : a novel
Origin : a genetic history of the Americas
South to America : a journey below the Mason-Dixon to understand the soul of a nation
Gwendy's final task
Days of infamy : how a century of bigotry led to Japanese American internment
Project Namahana : a novel
Welcome to St. Hell: my trans teen misadventure : a graphic novel
Afterlives: a novel
Fairy tale : a novel
We were dreamers : an immigrant superhero origin story
The cook you want to be : everyday recipes to impress
Ali's well that ends well : tales of desperation and a little inspiration
African Town : inspired by the true story of the last American slave ship
House of sky and breath
Pixels of you
Across a field of starlight
The lyrics : 1956 to the present
Stone fruit
Run. Book one
Hell of a book : or, the altogether factual, Wholly Bona Fide story of a big dreams, hard luck, American-Made Mad Kid
This will be funny later : a memoir
Sorrowland : a novel
With teeth : a novel

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The history of science fiction : a graphic novel adventure
The book : on the taboo against knowing who you are
Queer : a graphic history
Marriage rites and rights
The water paradox : overcoming the global crisis in water management
ʻAumākua, guardians of Hawaiʻi
ʻAumākua, ghosts of the past
ʻAumākua, locked up
ʻAumākua, the realm of ku : featuring pineapple man
ʻAumākua, home invasion
ʻAumākua, enemy fire
Anuenue warriors
Sistah Shark, frenzy
Mana double-feature starring Phantom Surfer & Seoul Hot
Fierce and fearless : Patsy Takemoto Mink, first woman of color in Congress
Freckled : a memoir of growing up wild in Hawaii
Kū Kilakila : writing from the Big Island
Torah and taro : Jewish contributions to Hawaii
Kikaku tenji, Hawai : Nihonjin imin no 150-nen to akogare no shima no naritachi = Hawaiʻi
Pearl Harbor : from infamy to greatness
Art in the streets
Let's Make Dumplings! : a comic book cookbook
Redbone : the true story of a Native American rock band
Across the tracks : remembering Greenwood, Black Wall Street, and the Tulsa Race Massacre
The philosophy book
Wake : the hidden history of women-led slave revolts
The religions of man
The good Asian. Volume one
My alcoholic escape from reality
Ballad of an American : a graphic biography of Paul Robeson
Papaya salad
The psychology of money : timeless lessons on wealth, greed, and happiness
How to speak K-pop : mastering the most popular Korean words from K-pop and talking like a real fan
My life in transition : a super late bloomer collection
Quarantine comix : a memoir of life in lockdown
The madness of crowds : gender, race and identity
Catalogue baby : a memoir of infertility
Tao Te Ching : the book of the way
Philippines : the essential guide to customs & culture
Ancient Rome : an introductory history
The Zen of therapy : uncovering a hidden kindness in life
Sexual orientation, gender identity and international human rights law : common law perspectives
Open education : international perspectives in higher education
Because Internet
Terms of service : social media and the price of constant connection
The swimmers : a novel
Decolonizing university teaching and learning : an entry model for grappling with complexities
Multiracial experiences in higher education : contesting knowledge, honoring voice, and innovating practice
Plantation politics and campus rebellions : power, diversity, and the emancipatory struggle in higher education
Women and gender in higher education : looking forward, looking back
Broke : the racial consequences of underfunding public universities
Bold minds : library leadership in a time of disruption
Critical race theory in the academy
Strategies for supporting inclusion and diversity in the academy : higher education, aspiration and inequality
Teaching about diversity : activities to start the conversation
Teacher education in the global era perspectives and practices
Inclusive access and open educational resources E-text programs in higher education
How much of these hills is gold  : a novel
The educator's guide to producing new media and open educational resources
Critical pedagogy for social justice
Courageous conversations about race : a field guide for achieving equity in schools and beyond
Future alternatives for educational leadership : diversity, inclusion, equity and democracy
Advances in educational technologies and instructional design : open educational resources (OER) pedagogy and practices
Principal leadership for racial equity : a field guide for developing race consciousness
Enhancing higher education accessibility through open education and prior learning
The inclusive classroom : a new approach to differentiation
Girls and women of color in STEM : their journeys in higher education
Race, politics, and pandemic pedagogy : education in a time of crisis
Unschooling racism : critical theories, approaches, testimonials, on anti racist education
Confronting equity and inclusion incidents on campus : lessons learned and emerging practices
Critical intersections in contemporary curriculum and pedagogy
Teaching and learning for social justice and equity in higher education foundations
Reinventing pedagogy of the oppressed : contemporary critical perspectives
Best practices in designing courses with open educational resources
Power to the transfer critical race theory and a transfer receptive culture
Open education : a study in disruption
Racial equity on college campuses : connecting research and practice
Inclusion on purpose : an intersectional approach to creating a culture of belonging at work
Nice racism : how progressive White people perpetuate racial harm
A book of five rings :
Civil society in West Maui
Something told me. Volume 1 : against all odds
Race and ethnicity in unequal Hawaiʻi, 1980-2020
Excellence with honor : 50 years of Charger pride : a book of memories and history celebrating the golden anniversary of Pearl City High School, 1971-2021
Medical terminology complete! 4th edition

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November is Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month 2022 - Display Flyer
Sending my heart back across the years : tradition and innovation in Native American autobiography
Reinventing the enemy's language : contemporary native women's writing of North America
Indigenous American women : decolonization, empowerment, activism
Speaking of indigenous politics : conversations with activists, scholars, and tribal leaders
Notable native people : 50 indigenous leaders, dreamers, and changemakers from past and present
Winged words : American Indian writers speak
Sanapia, Comanche medicine woman
God is red
Madonna Swan : a Lakota woman's story
Wampum and the origins of American money
Double Victory : A Multicultural History of America in World War II
Every day is a good day : reflections by contemporary indigenous women
Crossing into medicine country : a journey in Native American healing
Reclaiming indigenous research in higher education
Braiding sweetgrass : indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the teachings of plants
Miracle hill : the story of a Navaho boy
To honor and comfort : native quilting traditions
The man made of words : essays, stories, passages
The Remembered earth : an anthology of contemporary Native American literature
Talking leaves : contemporary Native American short stories
Earth song, sky spirit : short stories of the contemporary native American experience
The game of silence

Oct-THRILL-ber: Ancient Tales, Chills, & Thrills

Oct-THRILL-ber Display 2022 Flyer: Ancient Tales, Chills & Thrills
Encyclopedia of folklore and literature
Spirits, fairies, gnomes, and goblins : an encyclopedia of the little people
The irresistible fairy tale : the cultural and social history of a genre
Title The enchanted screen : the unknown history of fairy-tale films
Greek folk religion
Folk & fairy tales
Grimm's fairy tales
Hans Christian Andersen : Fairy tales
The Mammoth book of fairy tales
The grey fairy book
The pink fairy book
The blue fairy book
The yellow fairy book
The brown fairy book
The crimson fairy book
Favorite African folktales
Voices of the winds : Native American legends
The Red swan : myths and tales of the American Indians
American Indian myths and legends
The Eskimo storyteller : folktales from Noatak, Alaska
Asian-Pacific folktales and legends
Favourite folktales of China
Tales of old Japan : folklore, fairy tales, ghost stories, and legends of the Samurai
Folktales of Japan
Folk tales from Korea
Oceanic mythology
Myths and legends of Fiji and Rotuma
Myths and legends of Polynesia
Pacific Island legends : tales from Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and Australia
Micronesian legends
Folk tales of New Zealand
Māori folktales in Māori and English
Nā moʻolelo Hawaiʻi o ka wā kahiko = Stories of old Hawaiʻi
Hawaiian folklore tales
The legends and myths of Hawaii : the fables and folk-lore of a strange people
Keaomelemele ;
Pele and Hiiaka : a myth from Hawaii
Obake : ghost stories in Hawaiʻi
The best of Hawaiʻi's best spooky tales
Hawaiʻiʼs best spooky tales : true local spine-tinglers
The legend of Morgan's Corner and other ghost stories of Hawaiʻi
Obake files : ghostly encounters in supernatural Hawaiʻi
Akua Hawaiʻi : Hawaiʻian gods and their stories
Legends of gods and ghosts : (Hawaiian mythology)
Hawaiian legends of ghosts and ghost-gods
Tales of the Menehune
Hawaiian legends of the guardian spirits
Hawaiian legends of dreams
Folk wisdom from Hawaiʻi, or, Don't take bananas on a boat

Banned Books Week: September 18-24

2022 Banned Books Week Display

Things fall apart
The autobiography of Malcolm X
Native Son
Invisible man
A raisin in the sun
Of mice and men
To kill a mockingbird
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

OverDrive eBook
(Leeward CC users only)

Mein Kampf
The diary of Anne Frank
Snow falling on cedars
Their eyes were watching God
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

also available as an
OverDrive eBook
(Leeward CC users only)

Go tell it on the mountain.
Holy Bible : Contemporary English Version
Annie on my mind

OverDrive eBook
(Leeward CC users only)

Maus : a survivor's tale
The hate u give
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian

also available as an
OverDrive eBook
(Leeward CC users only)

The bluest eye : a novel
Stamped : racism, antiracism, and you

Best Sellers Collection
(Leeward CC users only)

I know why the caged bird sings
My sister's keeper

Ebook Central eBook
(Leeward CC users only)

Great soul : Mahatma Gandhi and his struggle with India
A child's life and other stories
The color purple

also available as an
OverDrive eBook
(Leeward CC users only)

Norwegian wood
The kite runner
Fun home : a family tragicomic
Looking for Alaska

OverDrive eBook
(Leeward CC users only)

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