At Ames Public Library, we celebrate all the ways our differences come together to make our community a better place to grow and thrive.
This fall, we encourage you join us in exploring the richness of our world by reading books and stories from and about cultures different from your own!
What do the letters mean?
E stands for Easy and refers to the picture book collection for children. J stands for Juvenile and is written for children reading independently.
YA stands for Young Adult and is aimed at teenagers.
Atinuke (Nigeria) - E Fiction, J Fiction
Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu (Nigeria) - E Fiction, YA Fiction, Adult Fiction, Nonfiction, and Graphic Novels
Chinua Achebe (Nigeria) - J Nonfiction and Adult Fiction