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Exploring Graphic Novels

The four highly acclaimed works in this series—three memoirs and one work of historical fiction Berlin—highlight the literary value and artistic merit of graphic novels.

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Family History

The Pulitzer-winning novels in this series examine not only relationships, but the ways difficult chapters of a family’s past are revealed by the passing of time.

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Farms and Gardens

These authors dig deep to explore the philosophical roots, family dynamics, and personal enrichment associated with tending and growing.

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Fear No Labor: Novels about Union Organizing

This series examines, through excellent works of fiction, the formation of unions in different industries, the often cruel and callous calculus behind labor negotiations, and the people who suffered, fought, and died as part of the labor battle.

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Forces of Nature

The titles in this series explore humanity’s relationship to forces beyond its control, such as evolution, disease, and the planet’s fragile ecosystems.

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Gastronomy: Novels about Food and Culture

These mouth-watering novels highlight how what we eat is closely aligned with who we are.

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Get Real

These novels examine some of the harder facts of life in all their complexities.

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Healthcare and Humanity

These four books, all used to acclaim in VHC’s Literature and Medicine: Humanities at the Heart of Healthcare™ program, speak to the experiences of the patient, the families, and the people providing care.

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Immigrants: Coming to America

These stories capture the experience of immigrants journeying to a new land, finding their place, and feeling at home

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International Migrations

To or from the United States, spanning India, Cuba, Greece, and Ireland, this series of Pulitzer-winning works spotlights characters in the midst of broader migrations.

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Legacy of Racism

This series features recent Pulitzer-Prize winning works that consider the American legacy of racism through four genres.

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Memorable Memoirs: Take Two

The following memoirs use both traditional and unconventional formats to hone in on a specific feature of the each author’s life.

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