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5 Books for the Holidays! – Spotlight – December 17, 2017

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The Books highlighted in the December 17, 2017, Sunday Spotlight

  1. I Am Loved by Nikki Giovanni, Illustrated by Ashley Bryan
  2. I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina
  3. Unseen: Unpublished Black History from the New York Times Photo Archives by Dana Canedy, Darcy Eveleigh, Damien Cave, and Rachel L. Swarns
  4. Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies by Dick Gregory
  5. Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You by Misty Copeland

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