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Welcome to the Southeastern guide for African American Literature. This is a research guide to highlight library materials dedicated to African American Literature. Use the tabs above to find sources and information to help you research education topics. Books, journal titles, videos and DVDs can be found through the library catalog.
If you need research assistance or have suggestions or comments about this guide, please feel free to contact me.
Watercolored Pearls by
Publication Date: 2007-10-01
Three women spend a summer discovering that their less-than-perfect circumstances, their friendships with one another, and their faith are steppingstones to the lives they long to live.Serena never thought she'd have children; now she has two active toddlers. But instead of being overjoyed, she's overwhelmed. Did she make the wrong choice in giving up her successful career to be a stay-at-home-mom?Tawana, an ambitious new lawyer, is trying to pull her life to together, but her past keeps getting in the way. An incredible opportunity at a prestigious law firm forces her to confront her demons. Can her new responsibilities fit with her growing faith?Erika's estranged and once-abusive husband wants her back. He says he's changed, and he's even going to church. But is he telling the truth? Or is he just smooth-talking her back into a bad situation?Enjoy this anniversary edition of Stacy Hawkins Adams' bestselling inspirational women's fiction novel.
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Books can be read online or downloaded (Adobe Digital Editions required for download).
ERIC This link opens in a new window
Education Resources Information Center (1966 - Present) - U.S. Department of Education
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
Archive Database usually five years old including Scholarly, full text periodicals in the Arts and Sciences.
African American Culture
Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History
Publication Date: 2005-12-16
This second edition is an expansion of the 1996 classic and its 2000 supplement. Whereas the first edition focused almost exclusively on the United States, this new set identifies and addresses broad themes critical to understanding the texture of the cultures, achievements, challenges, and promise of the 150 million people of African descent who live in North America, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. It is an authoritative and comprehensive information about Black history, figures, and accomplishments throughout the Americas now have a defining and current reference.