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Upper School Library Collection
Hyperlinked titles are available in Sora.
Print books are listed with their call number and are on display in the Upper School Library landing.
A Court of Silver Flames by
Call Number: F MAA
Against the sweeping backdrop of a world seared by war and plagued with uncertainty, Nesta and Cassian battle monsters from within and without as they search for acceptance--and healing--in each other's arms
Seeking a fresh start an interpreter takes a position at the International Court at The Hague and is drawn into numerous personal dramas, including her lovers ongoing entanglement in his marriage and her friend witnessing a random act of violence.
The Last Thing He Told Me by
When her husband of a year disappears, Hannah quickly learns he is not who he said he was and is left to sort out the truth with just one ally--her husband's teenage daughter, who hates her.
Harlem Shuffle by
Publication Date: September 14
A furniture salesman in 1960s Harlem becomes a fence for shady cops, local gangsters and low-life pornographers after his cousin involves him in a failed heist, in the new novel from the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad.
Publication Date: September 14
A Black woman, Almeyda, is educated by a priest on the plantation where she is enslaved as a child, Almeyda soaks up stories and keenly observes everything. Following many significant and traumatic life changes, she flees to Palmares, a legendary community promising liberty for the enslaved, and marries her husband there.
The Other Black Girl by
Call Number: F HAR
Tired of being the only Black employee at Wagner Books, twenty-six-year-old editorial assistant Nella Rogers is thrilled when Harlem-born and bred Hazel is hired until she, after a string of uncomfortable events, is elevated to Office Darling, leaving Nella in the dust.
Strange Beasts of China by
Call Number: F GE
In the fictional Chinese city of Yong’an, an amateur cryptozoologist is tasked with uncovering the stories of its fabled beasts, which draws her deep within a mystery that threatens her very sense of self.
Four Hundred Souls by
Call Number: 973 FOU
A 'choral history' of African Americans covering 400 years of history in the voices of 80 writers. Available both in print and through Sora.
Crying in H Mart by
Call Number: 782 ZAU
After losing her mom to rapidly advancing cancer when Zauner was in her midtwenties, the author finds herself in an Asian supermarket chain, devastated that she can’t call her mom for shopping advice or eat with her in the bustling food court.
The Pink Line by
Call Number: 306.76 GEV
A look at how the issues of sexuality and gender identity divide and unite the contemporary world.
God Save the Queens by
Call Number: 782.421649 IAN
Looks at the history of women in hip-hop, exploring issues of gender, money, sexuality, violence, body image, feuds, objectification, and more.
Last Night at the Telegraph Club by
Call Number: F LO
1954, in San Francisco's Chinatown, seventeen-year-old Lily Hu falls in love with Kathleen Miller.
Instructions for Dancing by
HVLA collection. After catching her dad cheating, Evie stopped believing in Happily Ever Afters, but when a trip to donate her romance-novel collection leads to an eerie encounter with a witchy old woman, Evie finds that she’s been bestowed with a supernatural power: whenever she witnesses a couple kissing, she receives a vision of their entire relationship, from hopeful beginning to inevitable end.
Latinx Heritage Month
September 15-October 15th
Check out NYPL's Latinx booklists and programs!
Finding Latinx by
Call Number: 305.868 RAM
From Afro-Latinos to Trans-Latinos, border town Latinos to the young Cuban-Americans in Miami--this book will give life to the cryptic term 'Latinx.' Six out of ten Latinxs are millennials or younger and, every single year, one million Latinxs turn 18 years- old.
The President and the Frog by
Call Number: F DER
The former president of an unnamed Latin American country receives a journalist in his famed gardens to discuss his legacy and the dire circumstances that threaten democracy around the globe, and wonders if he should share a strange secret of a long-ago imprisonment and a loud-mouth frog.
Stella díaz Dreams Big by
(LOWER MID level) Stella is happy as a clam in fourth grade. She's the president of the Sea Musketeers conservation club, she starts taking swim lessons, and she joins a new art club at school. But as her schedule fills up, school gets harder, too. Suddenly the tides have turned, and she is way too busy!
A Song of Frutas by
(Lower School level-HVLA collection) While visiting her abuelo in Cuba, a young girl helps him sell frutas, singing the name of each fruit as they walk, and after she returns to the United States, they exchange letters made of abrazos--hugs.