Midwest Title Alert
Showcasing regional titles
Connect with books from the Midwest. Each publishing season (Jan. 5, May 1, Sept. 1), we'll post a new Title Alert featuring upcoming Midwest titles. Use the provided links to request an ARC from the publisher.
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Nina: A Story of Nina Simone
by Traci N. Todd, Christian Robinson (Illustrated by)
Traci N. Todd is a Chicago native
Pub Date: September 28, 2021
G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
This illuminating picture book biography illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Christian Robinson, tells the story of acclaimed singer Nina Simone and her bold, defiant, and exultant legacy. As the Civil Rights Movement gained steam, Nina's voice became a thunderous roar as she raised her voice in protest in the fight against racial inequality.
Deep Green Envy
by Joy Ribar
Joy Ribar lives in Wisconsin.
Pub Date: September 21, 2021
Available to order through Ingram
Summer in Wisconsin sprouts a home-grown murder on the O’Connor Farm. Frankie’s hunt for clues lands her deep in sheep doo-doo, especially after rare stones surface. Crime-solving is no picnic for the baker/vintner as she hops from farm to vineyard to bakery, keeping up with the tourist season while tracking a killer.