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The "Trock" Stops at the Ordway March 11!

The Ordway welcomes Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (affectionately known as the "Trocks") as part of its Music & Movement Series.

Middle Grade Books for Black History Month

A mix of contemporary and historical middle grade books published in the last ten years.

Picture Books for Black History Month

A mix of historical and contemporary picture books published in the last ten years.

February Is Black History Month

Discover the influence that African-American Minnesotans had in our state's history and beyond.

Welcoming America: Picture Books about Immigrant Experiences

Explore picture books about immigrant and refugee experiences through their stories.

In a New World: The Immigrant and Refugee Experience in YA

These YA books tell stories of immigrants and refugees from all across the world seeking a new place to live in the U.S.

The Refugee and Immigrant Experience | Grades 4 - 6

Learn more about the immigrant and refugee experience with these resources and engaging stories. Includes fiction and nonfiction.

Read: World Refugee Day

Reading about the refugee experience can help us understand the complex reasons behind people seeking asylum.

Amazing Libraries: PBS Books highlights 2019 Drag Story Hour

PBS Books highlights the library's Drag Story Hour series as part of its national Amazing Libraries series.

LGBTQIA+ Non-Fiction

“Think before you speak. Read before you think.” – Fran Lebowitz

LGBTQ+ Books for Kids

Check out these chapter books and graphic novels for kids that include characters that are LGBTQ+

See The Rainbow

Picture books that include/support the LGBTQ+ community.

Asian American Experiences

Celebrating the everyday contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the US for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
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