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1665 Results
Your house will pay : a novel —Cha, Steph, author.

In the wake of the police shooting of a black teenager, Los Angeles is as tense as its been since the unrest of the early 1990s. Protests and vigils are being staged all over the city. Its in this dangerous tinderbox tha...

The journey of Little Charlie —Curtis, Christopher Paul, author.

When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have sto...

Home —Morrison, Toni.

"The story of a Korean war veteran on a quest to save his younger sister"-- Provided by publisher.

Ali

Dramatic biography of boxing great Muhammad Ali, which focuses on the ten-year period of 1964-1974.

When the reckoning comes : a novel —McQueen, LaTanya, author.

More than a decade ago, Mira fled her small, segregated hometown in the south to forget. With every mile she traveled, she distanced herself from her past: from her best friend Celine, mocked by their town as the only wh...

The patchwork quilt —Flournoy, Valerie, 1952-

Using scraps cut from the family's old clothing, Tanya helps her grandmother and mother make a beautiful quilt that tells the story of her family's life.

The Pox party —Anderson, M. T.

Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to a...

Seven days in June : a novel —Williams, Tia, 1975- author.

"Brooklynite Eva Mercy is a single mom and bestselling erotica writer, who is feeling pressed from all sides. Shane Hall is a reclusive, enigmatic, award-winning literary author who, to everyone's surprise, shows up in N...

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street —Glaser, Karina Yan, author.

Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.

Last stop on Market Street —de la Peña, Matt.

A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.

Hell on the border

The incredible true story of Bass Reeves, the first black U.S. Marshal in the Wild West. Having escaped from slavery after the Civil War, Reeves arrives in Arkansas seeking a job with the law. To prove himself, he must h...

Punching the air —Zoboi, Ibi Aanu, author.

Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, he's seen as disruptive and unmotivated by a biased system. Then one fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighborhood escalat...

My Monticello : fiction —Johnson, Jocelyn Nicole, author.

"An irresistibly accessible yet startlingly bold book of short stories and a novella, inspired by Black lives in America and featuring the gripping eponymous work "My Monticello.""-- Provided by publisher.

Blacktop wasteland —Cosby, S. A., author.

"A gritty, voice-driven thriller about a former getaway driver who thought he had escaped the criminal life who is pulled back in by race, poverty, and his own former life of crime. Beauregard "Bug" Montage is a man with...

Flying free —Wyeth, Sharon Dennis.

In 1858, nine-year-old Corey Birdsong and his family, fugitive slaves from Kentucky, build a new life in Amherstburg, Canada, while still hoping to help those they left behind.

True legend —Lupica, Mike.

Fifteen-year-old Drew "True" Robinson loves being the best point-guard prospect in high school basketball, but learns the consequences of fame through a former player, as well as through the man who expects to be his man...

The crossover —Alexander, Kwame, author.

Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Elijah's angel : a story for Chanukah and Christmas —Rosen, Michael J., 1954-

At Christmas-Hanukkah time, a Christian woodcarver gives a carved angel to a young Jewish friend, who struggles with accepting the Christmas gift until he realizes that friendship means the same thing in any religion.

The snowy day —Keats, Ezra Jack, author.

The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.

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