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Books All Georgians and Young Georgians Should Read 2022

DeKalb Coun­ty Pub­lic Library has copies of all of the 2022 Books All Geor­gians Should Read and Books All Young Geor­gians Should Read here.

Books All Geor­gians Should Read 2022


Chron­i­cling Stanko­nia: The Rise of the Hip-Hop South by Dr. Regi­na Bradley

The Part­ed Earth by Anjali Enjeti

Moth­er Mary Comes to Me: A Pop­cul­ture Poet­ry Anthol­o­gy Edit­ed by Karen Head and Collin Kelley

The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Hon­orée Fanonne Jeffers

A Night at the Sweet Gum Head: Drag, Drugs, Dis­co, and Atlanta’s Gay Rev­o­lu­tion by Mar­tin Padgett

Wild Spec­ta­cle: Seek­ing Won­ders in a World Beyond Humans by Janisse Ray

Chas­ing Me to My Grave: An Artist’s Mem­oir of the Jim Crow South by Win­fred Rem­bert (as told to Erin I. Kelly)

Peach State: Poems by Adri­enne Su

Memo­r­i­al Dri­ve: A Daughter’s Mem­oir by Natasha Trethewey

Mon­ster in the Mid­dle by Tiphanie Yanique

Books All Young Geor­gians Should Read 2022


The Strange Birds of Flan­nery O’Connor by Amy Alznauer

Name Tags and Oth­er Sixth-Grade Dis­as­ters by Gin­ger Garrett

Beasts of Prey by Ayana Gray

Theo The­Saurus: The Dinosaur Who Loved Big Words by Shel­li R. Johannes

Why We Fly by Kim­ber­ly Jones and Gilly Segal

Run: Book One by John Lewis and others

Nee­dle & Thread by David Pinckney

Fast Pitch by Nic Stone

We Are All Under One Wide Sky by Deb­o­rah Wiles

There’s No Ham in Ham­burg­er by Kim Zachman

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