Celebrating Ohio Book Awards & Authors Grant

Celebrating Ohio Book Awards & Authors Grant

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Celebrating Ohio Book Awards & Authors Grant

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The Celebrating Ohio Book Awards & Authors (COBAA) LSTA grant program was awarded to the Kent State University Libraries at Kent, Ashtabula, and Trumbull. COBAA enables libraries to build or expand a collection of books by Ohio authors and books recognized by Ohio-based book award programs. Since 2016, the COBAA grant initiative has provided funds specifically for collection development purposes, connecting Ohio readers to Ohio authors and Ohio book award winners.

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How I became a famous novelist Trumbull
Durable fire Trumbull
Glorious war : the Civil War adventures of George Armstrong Custer Trumbull
Finding fish : a memoir Trumbull
Day of honey : a memoir of food, love, and war Trumbull
Custer died for your sins : an Indian manifesto Trumbull
Declension in the village of Chung Luong : new poems Trumbull
Firegirl Trumbull
Her stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales Trumbull
History of a suicide : my sister's unfinished life Trumbull
The animal, the vegetable, & John D Jones Trumbull
Generations of captivity : a history of African-American slaves Trumbull
George Eliot : the emergent self Trumbull
George Washington Carver Trumbull
George Bellows : an artist in action Trumbull
From the desk of Zoe Washington Trumbull
Floating heart : poems Trumbull
Good brother, bad brother : the story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth Trumbull
Ellis Island interviews : in their own words Trumbull
The Giver Trumbull
Evidence : poems Trumbull
Epitaph : a novel of the O.K. Corral Trumbull
Enough : why the world's poorest starve in an age of plenty Trumbull
Enduring Vietnam : an American generation and its war Trumbull
The dollhouse murders Trumbull
House of happy endings Trumbull
Infinite hope : a Black artist's journey from World War II to peace Trumbull
In my father's house : Africa in the philosophy of culture Trumbull
In the present tense : portraits of my father Trumbull
It takes a village idiot : a memoir of life after the city Trumbull
I will always write back : how one letter changed two lives Trumbull
Letter to a young farmer : how to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm Trumbull
Looking for me Trumbull
Kettle bottom Trumbull
Negro and white children : a psychological  study in the rural South Trumbull
Nagasaki : life after nuclear war Trumbull
Mosquitoland Trumbull
Abandoned Homeland: Poems Kent
On the bus with Rosa Parks : poems Trumbull
Pardon My Heart: Poems Kent
Sun Cycle Kent
Constellation of Vital Phenomena: A Novel E-Book
Constellation of Vital Phenomena : A Novel Ashtabula
A Crime so Monsterous: Face-to-face with Modern-day Slavery E-book
Good Fall: Stories E-book
An Untamed State: A Novel E-book
Are We Rome?: The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America  E-book
Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France Kent
Barkskins: A Novel E-Book
Beneath the Lion's Gaze: A Novel Kent
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk Kent
Birds in Fall: A Novel E-book
Burying the Typewriter: A Memoir Kent
Contested Land, Contested Memory: Israel's Jews & Arabs & the Ghosts of Catastrophe E-book
Crossing Mandelbaum Gate: Coming of Age Between the Arabs and Israelis, 1956-1978 E-book
Deacon King Kong Kent
Dust from our Eyes: An Unblinkered Look at Africa Kent
Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America E-book
Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption E-book
Know My Name: A Memoir E-book
Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds Kent
Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist E-book
Shuggie Bain: A Novel E-book
Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir E-book
Beekeeper of Aleppo: A Novel E-book
Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey Kent
Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father Kent
Tigerland: 1968-1969; A City Divided, a Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of Healing E-book
Valentine: A Novel E-book
We Germans: A Novel Kent
When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains E-book
Savage Peace: Hope & Fear in America, 1919 E-book
Rift in the Earth: Art, Memory, & the Fight for a Vietnam War Memorial E-book
Baghdad at Sunrise: A Brigade Commander's War in Iraq E-book
Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, & War E-book
This Land Was Made for You & Me (But Mostly Me): Billionaries in the Wild Kent
Would Everybody Please Stop?: Reflections on Life & Other Bad Ideas Kent
Stamped - Racism, Antiracism, and You E-book
Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story Kent
Feed Your Mind: A Story of August Wilson E-book
Know My Name: A Memoir Ashtabula
Rising out of hatred : the awakening of a former white nationalist Ashtabula
Hidden Figures Ashtabula
Gods of the upper air: how a circle of renegade anthropologists reinvented race, sex, & gender in the 20th century Ashtabula
The war before the war : fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War Ashtabula
Old Drift: A Novel Ashtabula
Sing, unburied, sing : a novel Ashtabula
Association of small bombs Ashtabula
A brief history of seven killings : a novel Ashtabula
Kind One: a novel Ashtabula
Half-blood Blues: a novel Ashtabula
Warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration Ashtabula
Plague of Doves Ashtabula
Road from Raqqa : a story of brotherhood, borders, and belonging Ashtabula
World that we knew Ashtabula
Overstory: a novel Ashtabula
We were eight years in power : an American tragedy Ashtabula
Homegoing Ashtabula
What have we done : the moral injury of our longest wars Ashtabula
The Sympathizer Ashtabula
Admit one : an American scrapbook Trumbull
Ashley Bryan : words to my life's song Trumbull
Before the ever after Trumbull
Be holding : a poem Trumbull
Atlas of the transatlantic slave trade Ashtabula
American oracle : the Civil War in the civil rights era Ashtabula
Burnt shadows Ashtabula
The boat Ashtabula
What we owe Ashtabula
Tigerland : 1968-1969, a city divided, a nation torn apart, and a magical season of healing Ashtabula
Reading with Patrick : a teacher, a student, and a life-changing friendship Ashtabula
The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League Ashtabula
Wash Ashtabula
Far from the tree : parents, children and the search for identity Ashtabula
Biased : uncovering the hidden prejudice that shapes what we see, think, and do Ashtabula
Salt houses Ashtabula
Book of Night Women Ashtabula
All heathens Ashtabula
Jazz Palace Ashtabula
City of thorns : nine lives in the world's largest refugee camp Ashtabula
Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption Ashtabula
Your fatwa does not apply here : untold stories from the fight against Muslim fundamentalism Ashtabula
Contested land, contested memory : Israel's Jews and Arabs and the ghosts of catastrophe Ashtabula
Orphan master's son : a novel Ashtabula
Nanjing requiem Ashtabula
The Surrendered Ashtabula
Beneath the lion's gaze : a novel Ashtabula
In the place of justice : a story of punishment and deliverance Ashtabula
Thing around your neck Ashtabula
A crime so monstrous : face-to-face with modern-day slavery Ashtabula
Prettiest star Ashtabula
Things we didn't talk about when I was a girl (A Memoir) Ashtabula
Glass house : the 1% economy and the shattering of the all-American town Ashtabula
Little fires everywhere : a novel Ashtabula
Sadness is a white bird Ashtabula
Memory wall : stories Ashtabula
The fortunes Ashtabula
Gay revolution : the story of the struggle Ashtabula
Infidel Ashtabula
Brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao Ashtabula
Ecology of human development : experiments by nature and design Ashtabula
World of wonders : in praise of fireflies, whale sharks, and other astonishments Ashtabula
Sugar in milk Ashtabula
Betty Ashtabula
The mountains sing : a novel Ashtabula
Beekeeper of Aleppo : a novel Ashtabula
When time stopped : a memoir of my father's war and what remains Ashtabula
We Germans : a novel Ashtabula
Beauty in breaking : a memoir Ashtabula