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Decolonization Book List

Indigenous Peoples' Book List

2020 Kirkus Prize Finalists

Antiracist Resources

Antiracist Resources for Young People

The ABCs of Black History Cover Image
Ella Cara Deloria: Dakota Language Protector Cover Image
This Is Your Time Cover Image
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States for Young People (ReVisioning History for Young People #2) Cover Image

Prison Culture Resources

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir Cover Image
From Enforcers to Guardians: A Public Health Primer on Ending Police Violence Cover Image
Their Sisters' Keepers: Women's Prison Reform in America, 1830-1930 (Women And Culture Series) Cover Image
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Cover Image

Recent Releases

Signed Books at Word Up

Uptown Books

Home At Word Up: A Story of a Bookshop in Washington Heights/ En Casa en Word Up: Una historia de una librería en Washington Heights
Crossing Broadway: Washington Heights and the Promise of New York City Cover Image
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Dominicana: A Novel Cover Image
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Dominicana: A Novel Cover Image


If Dominican Were a Color Cover Image
The 21 Divisions: Mysteries and Magic of Dominican Voodoo Cover Image
Papi: A Novel (Paperback) (Word Up)
Halsey Street Cover Image

Past Events Books


Book Club Books

Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America Cover Image
Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America Cover Image
Una vez fui tú (Once I Was You Spanish Edition): Mi vida entre el amor y el odio en los Estados Unidos (Atria Espanol) Cover Image
Furia Cover Image

Staff Picks

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Of Women and Salt Cover Image
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The Furious Improvisation: How the WPA and a Cast of Thousands Made High Art out of Desperate Times Cover Image
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Take a Hint, Dani Brown: A Novel (The Brown Sisters #2) Cover Image
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Luster: A Novel Cover Image

March On, John Lewis

BCRW Recommendations

#Kweli20VIRTUAL Keynote and Master class

#Kweli20VIRTUAL Panels and Workshops

Uptown Kid Lit - Books

Nighttime Symphony Cover Image
My Pen Cover Image
Harlem Cover Image
Firebird Cover Image

Word Up Used Books


Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria is supporting the Casa Camino Real Bookstore, in facilitating a Refugee Book Drive in conjunction with the American Booksellers Association (ABA). Casa Camino Real Bookstore will disseminate books to refugee families. Read more here.
Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish Cover Image
Voces Sin Fronteras: Our Stories, Our Truth Cover Image
La Travesía de Enrique Cover Image
Caramelo: En Espanol Cover Image