We are glad to support readers in the Diverse Voices Book Challenge!
Many of the books recommended in the challenge are available at McIntyre Library, or can be requested through the UW system. Here are just a few titles included in the challenge that we have in our collection:
What It Is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
A World Without Boundaries by Ge Xiong
Desert Blood by Alica Gaspar de Alba
Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
No One Cares About Crazy People by Ron Powers
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
For assistance finding books in the library, stop by the Research Center desk!
About the Diverse Voices Book Challenge: To complete the challenge, participants need to read eight books over the course of the 2018-2019 academic year, from at least four different categories (listed below). Once a book is completed, participants must complete a reflection to log the book.
For more information, and the link to sign up or log your books, see the main Diverse Voices Challenge page.
September: Hispanic-Latino Heritage Month
October: LGBTQA+ History Month & Mental and Physical Disability Awareness Month
November: Native American Indian Heritage Month & Veteran and Military Appreciation Month
December: Spiritual and Religious Awareness Month
February: African American History Month
March: National Women's History Month
April: International Student Appreciation Month
May: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month