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October 2014

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911 Know & Tell A D U L T S The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration By Isabel Wilkerson I wish I had it in my power to make this book required reading for all Americans, at least all students. No book has moved me in recent memor y the way this book did. Page after page, I grew more exasperated with my histor y classes, wondering, "How did I not learn about this in school?" Both a riveting microcosm and a major assessment, The Warmth of Other Suns is a bold and absorbing masterwork, told through the personal stories of three migrants, Ida Mae Gladney, George Starling and Pershing Foster. All three left the Jim Crow South at different times, for different reasons, and with different results. Through the breadth of its narrative, the beauty of the writing, the depth of its research, and the fullness of the people and lives portrayed, this book will change you. It's not just a good read, it's a must-read! C TA ' S R E A D A C R O S S A M E R I C A C O M M I T T E E , working closely with the California School Library Association, is piloting a project to expand a single reading celebration to a yearlong promotion of reading for all ages. Rather than just one day and just one book, California Reads offers teacher-approved quarterly book recommendations. Find recommended books at GO ONLINE Grocery store and gas bonus rewards apply to the first $1,500 in combined purchases in these categories each quarter.** For more information about the rates, fees, other costs and benefits associated with the use of the credit card, call the toll-free number above or visit * You will qualify for $100 bonus cash rewards if you use your new credit card account to make any combination of Purchase transactions totaling at least $500 (exclusive of any transaction fees, returns and adjustments) that post to your account within 90 days of the account open date. Limit one (1) bonus cash rewards offer per new account. This one- time promotion is limited to new customers opening an account in response to this offer. Other advertised promotional bonus cash rewards offers can vary from this promotion and may not be substituted. Allow 8-12 weeks from qualifying for the bonus cash rewards to post to your rewards balance. The value of this reward may constitute taxable income to you. You may be issued an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 (or other appropriate form) that reflects the value of such reward. Please consult your tax advisor, as neither Bank of America, its affiliates, nor their employees provide tax advice. ** The 2% cash back on grocery store purchases and 3% cash back on gas purchases apply to the first $1,500 in combined purchases in these categories each quarter. After that, the base 1% earn rate applies to those purchases. This credit card program is issued and administered by Bank of America, N.A. Visa and Visa Signature are registered trademarks of Visa International Service Association, and are used by the issuer pursuant to license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. Bank of America and the Bank of America logo are registered trademarks of Bank of America Corporation. ©2014 Bank of America Corporation MB1014-AD-CTA Earn more cash back for the things you buy most with the CTA Cash Rewards credit card. Special CTA Member Offer: $100 Cash Rewards Bonus* cash back everywhere, every time cash back at grocery stores cash back on gas 1% 2% 3% 1.866.867.6323 Learn more and apply today! Refer to Priority Code VAB9G6

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