Cultural

Cultural refers to books that depict a place or time and its culture.

Endsinger (The Lotus War, #3)
Winter Candle
Lowriders in Space (Book 1)
Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan
Noodle Magic
In Real Life
Exquisite Captive (Dark Caravan Cycle #1)
Kiss Kill Vanish
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal
A Bollywood Affair
How It Went Down
Little Humans
Laurinda
The Slave (Free Men, #1)
My Grandfather's Coat

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  • Natural Elements by Tracey M. Hook
    Natural Elements
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    Release date: May 15, 2014
    Voted a popular goodreads release of May 2014, Natural Elements is the story of a young biracial woman struggling to fit into Bombay society. How does…more View Details »
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  • Zaremba, or Love and the Rule of Law by Michelle Granas
    Zaremba, or Love and the Rule of Law
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    An Amazon bestseller in Eastern European and world literature.

    Cordelia is a shy polio victim who lives a life of seclusion caring for her odd family i…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Dec 21 - Dec 27, 2014
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  • Every Body's Talking by Donna M. Jackson
    Every Body's Talking: What We Say Without Words
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    Release date: Apr 01, 2014
    "A smart, accessible introduction to an important and interesting topic." —Kirkus

    —VOYA, starred review

    Warm smiles. Cold shoulders. Itchy feet. We're a…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Dec 03 - Dec 29, 2014
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  • All the Light We Cannot See
    Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
    Americanah
    I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
    Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
    The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad, #5)
    Bad Feminist: Essays
    The Narrow Road to the Deep North
    Brown Girl Dreaming
    The Lowland
    Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal
    A Tale for the Time Being
    Between Shades of Gray
    The Book of Unknown Americans
    Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
    Ishmael by Daniel QuinnEndgame, Vol. 1 by Derrick JensenThe Story of B by Daniel QuinnSlaughterhouse-Five by Kurt VonnegutThe Social Event by Don Lively
    Critiques of civilization
    26 books — 26 voters
    The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack KeatsThe Rough-Face Girl by Rafe MartinMufaro's Beautiful Daughters by John SteptoeWhistle for Willie by Ezra Jack KeatsRuth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey
    Multicultural Children's Lit
    308 books — 44 voters

    Beast by Pepper PaceThe Grunt by Latrivia S. NelsonLove Script by Tiffany AshleyDmitry's Closet by Latrivia S. NelsonHer Russian Billionaire by Theodora Taylor
    Best Interracial Reads
    416 books — 309 voters
    Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara M. JoosseHush! A Thai Lullaby by Minfong HoRap A Tap Tap by Leo DillonTree of Cranes by Allen SayThe Roots of My Family Tree by Niki Alling
    Multicultural Children's Books
    110 books — 21 voters

    Angry White Men by Michael S. KimmelDude, You're a Fag by C.J. PascoeBeyond Patriarchy by Michael KaufmanWe Real Cool by Bell HooksThe Stronger Women Get, the More Men Love Football by Mariah Burton Nelson
    Men and Masculinity
    104 books — 4 voters
    Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. SeussStone Soup by Marcia BrownThe Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric CarleBlueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskeyGregory The Terrible Eater by Mitchell Sharmat
    Picture Books On Culinary Delights
    91 books — 12 voters

    Popular Cultural Books

    The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
    The Kite Runner
    Memoirs of a Geisha
    Esperanza Rising
    A Thousand Splendid Suns
    Inside Out & Back Again
    American Born Chinese
    One Crazy Summer (Gaither Sisters, #1)
    Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
    Henry's Freedom Box
    The Joy Luck Club
    Big Red Lollipop
    The House on Mango Street
    The Sandwich Swap

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    Daniel C. Dennett
    I should emphasize this, to keep well-meaning but misguided multiculturalists at bay: the theoretical entities in which these tribal people frankly believe — the gods and other spirits — don't exist. These people are mistaken, and you know it as well as I do. It is possible for highly intelligent people to have a very useful but mistaken theory, and we don't have to pretend otherwise in order to show respect for these people and their ways.
    Daniel C. Dennett, Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon

    Yelle Hughes
    A soul could be resurrected and re-born to another body, its memories restored, but once the house it belonged to had been emptied, they could no longer call it home."~Taznikos Abyssos
    Yelle Hughes, Triton the Aegean Chronicles

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