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Black buck —Askaripour, Mateo, author.

"For fans of Sorry to Bother You and Wolf of Wall Street: a crackling, satirical debut novel about a young black man who accidentally impresses a CEO while serving his Starbucks order, catapulting him into the opportunit...

Forged by fire —Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Teenage Gerald, who has spent years protecting his fragile half-sister from their abusive father, faces the prospect of one final confrontation before the problem can be solved.

Firebird : ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebird —Copeland, Misty, author.

American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and...

Small steps —Sachar, Louis, 1954-
Book On CD
2006
Availability: 2 of 2

Three years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is trying hard to keep his life on track, but when his old pal X-Ray shows up with a tempting plan to make some easy money scalping concert tickets, Armpit re...

Shortcut —Crews, Donald.

Children taking a shortcut by walking along a railroad track find excitement and danger when a train approaches.

My first Kwanzaa —Katz, Karen, author, illustrator.

A girl describes how she and her family celebrate the seven days of Kwanzaa!

Hell of a book : or, the altogether factual, Wholly Bona Fide story of a big dreams, hard luck, American-Made Mad Kid —Mott, Jason, author.

"From a New York Times bestselling author, an astounding work of fiction, both incredibly funny and heartfelt, asking readers to embrace the fantastical in order to get to the heart of racism, police violence, and the hi...

On the come up —Thomas, Angie, author.

When sixteen-year-old Bri, an aspiring rapper, pours her anger and frustration into her first song, she finds herself at the center of a controversy.

Buddy —Herlong, M.H.

Twelve-year-old Li'l T and his family face great losses caused by Hurricane Katrina, including leaving Buddy, their very special, three-legged dog, behind when they must evacuate.

Follow your heart : a Catalina Cove novel —Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)

"Some things shouldn't be left to chance...Victoria Madaris is next on her great-grandmother's matchmaking list--which suits her just fine. She's laser-focused on her career and doesn't have time to concentrate on her lo...

Ghost boys —Rhodes, Jewell Parker, author.

"After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till"-- Provided by publisher.

One Christmas wish —Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater), author.

"Vaughn Miller's Wall Street career was abruptly ended by a wrongful conviction and two years in prison. Since then, he's returned to his hometown, kept his head down and forged a way forward. When he is exonerated and h...

Legendborn —Deonn, Tracy, author.

After her mother dies in an accident, sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews wants nothing to do with her family memories or childhood home. A residential program for bright high schoolers at UNC-Chapel Hill seems like the perfe...

Concrete rose —Thomas, Angie, author.

"A gang leader's son finds his effort to go straight for the sake of his child challenged by a loved one's brutal murder, in a poignant exploration of Black coming-of-age set seventeen years before the events of the awar...

The big bed —Laditan, Bunmi, author.

A young girl tries to persuade her father that he is the one who should sleep in a special, little bed while she shares the big bed with Mommy.

Revival season : a novel —West, Monica, 1977- author.

"Fifteen-year-old Miriam Horton is the oldest daughter of a Southern Baptist preacher and faith healer. Every summer, the Hortons pack themselves tight in their old minivan and travel through small southern towns for rev...

Dear Martin —Stone, Nic, author.

Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

While we were dating —Guillory, Jasmine, author.

"Ben Stephens has never bothered with serious relationships. He has plenty of casual dates to keep him busy, family drama he's trying to ignore, and his advertising job to focus on. When Ben lands a huge ad campaign feat...

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