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    Finding Black Panther at the Library

    By Kaitlin Rotella and Elisa Garcia | November 23, 2022
    Check out these Black Panther titles to celebrate the new movie Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.  
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    Tell Us Your Favorite Thanksgiving Food and We'll Tell You What Book to Read

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | November 23, 2022
    Which dish do you reach for first? We'll recommend a great read for you based on your favorite.
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    Introducing NYPL's Best Books of 2022

    By NYPL Staff | November 22, 2022
    Noteworthy new books for readers of all ages recommended by NYPL's expert librarians and staff.
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    Favorite Reads for Jewish Book Month

    By Rachel Kahn (Seward Park), Sherri Machlin (SNFL), and Avigail Sharon (West Farms) | November 17, 2022
    West Farms Library
    For over a century, Jewish Book Month has celebrated Jewish authors and stories.
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    Native American Heritage Month Recommendations for Kids from the Teen Reading Ambassadors

    By Rachel Roseberry, Manager, Young Adult Literacy Programs | November 10, 2022
    Books for kids featuring Indigenous authors, illustrators, and narratives.
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    Books with Trans and Nonbinary Characters for Middle Grade Readers

    By Stephanie Whelan, Children's Librarian | November 10, 2022
    In honor of Transgender Awareness week, we're sharing some of our favorite gender-diverse reads for young people.

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    Book Lists

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    Mysteries, Crime, Thrillers

    Looking for your next page-turner? Pick up a suspenseful crime novel, cozy mystery, or tense thriller.