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African American History Collection

African American History Collection

The African American History Collection features more than 200 titles to enhance your library’s African American History Month programs. Titles for all age levels are included, from biographies of famous political leaders, athletes, and performers for the K-8 set, to primary source materials from major events in US history and current bestsellers by award-winning authors.

Notable titles include:

Because They Marched: The People's Campaign for Voting Rights That Changed America by Russell Freedman
Sugar by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Before There Was Mozart: The Story of Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier De Saint-george by Lesa Cline-Ransome
The Wiley Blackwell Anthology of African American Literature edited by Gene Andrew Jarett
American Cocktail: A "Colored Girl" in the World by Anita Reynolds and Howard M. Miller

Notable publishers include Random House Inc., Hachette Book Group, and Perseus Books.

Title List(s):
African American History Collection


Independent and Self Published Award Winners and Best Sellers Collection

Independent and Self Published Award Winners and Best Sellers Collection

This collection features more than 250 self-published titles and titles published by independent publishers, and each title in the collection has won an award, landed on a best seller list, or both. 

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • Design Mom by Gabrielle Stanley Blair
  • One Nation Under God by Kevin M. Kuse
  • Your Beautiful Heart by Lauren Scruggs
  • 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go by Marcia DeSanctis

Title List(s):
Independent and Self Published Award Winners and Best Sellers Collection


Holiday Collection

Holiday Collection

The Holiday Collection features more than 500 titles that highlight holiday celebrations around the world. Currently featured are titles on Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year’s, and Valentine’s Day. Titles for all age levels are included, from playful texts about ghosts and ghouls for K-6 readers to in-depth studies of cultural customs and fiction for adult readers.

Notable titles include:

Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween by Lisa Morton
Turkey Trouble on the National Mall by Ron Roy
The Trouble with Christmas by Debbie Mason
Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins by Eric A. Kimmel and Tina Schart Hyman
Eat the Year: 366 Fun and Fabulous Food Holidays to Celebrate Every Day by Steff Deschenes

Publishers include Algonquin Books, F&W Media, The Floating Press Limited, Random House, Inc., and Hachette Book Group.

Title List(s):
Holiday Collection


Best Sellers Collection

Best Sellers Collection

All titles in this collection have appeared on a national best sellers list such as: New York Times Best Seller List, Los Angeles Times Best Seller List, USA Today Best Seller List, Wall Street Journal Best Seller List and other national seller listings.

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America by Jill Leovy
  • NYPD Red 3 by James Patterson and Marshall Karp
  • Memory Man by David Baldacci
  • Hausfrau: A Novel by Jill Alexander Essbaum

Notable publishers include Random House, Blackstone, Tyndale House, Tantor, and Algonquin.

Title List(s):
Best Sellers Collection


Audio Award Winners Collection

Audio Award Winners Collection

This collection contains Audiobook titles which have received audio specific awards such as Audie awards, Earphones awards, BBC radio awards, Washington Post Best Audiobook awards, Audible reviewer choice awards and numerous other audio specific awards.

Key publishers include Blackstone, Tantor, and Scholastic. 

Title List(s):
Audio Award Winners Collection


Audiobook Core Collections

Audiobook Core Collections

The Audiobook Core Collections offer the best, most popular audiobook titles from a range of leading publishers. Collections include both fiction and non-fiction titles, and genres range from popular fiction and literature, mystery and suspense, biography, business self help and more. Three collection levels* are available to meet the needs of any library size:

*Note that the collections are cumulative—the larger sets include all titles from the smaller sets

Title List(s):
Small Collection - 50

Medium Collection - 103

Large Collection - 207


Additional Featured Collections for Public Libraries

Additional Featured Collections for Public Libraries

Below are additional collections of interest for public library patrons.

Title List(s):
Breast Cancer Awareness Collection

Native American Heritage Collection

Baseball Collection