1665 Results
1665 Results
Small steps —Sachar, Louis, 1954- author.

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...

Flossie & the fox —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

A wily fox, notorious for stealing eggs, meets his match when he encounters a bold little girl in the woods who insists upon proof that he is a fox before she will be frightened.

All American boys —Reynolds, Jason, author.

When sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who happens to be the older brother of his best friend. Told through Rashad an...

Flygirl —Smith, Sherri L.

During World War II, a light-skinned African American girl "passes" for white in order to join the Women Airforce Service Pilots.

Patina —Reynolds, Jason, author.

"A newbie to the track team, Patina "Patty" Jones must learn to rely on her family and teammates as she tries to outrun her personal demons"-- Provided by publisher.

Your house will pay a novel —Cha, Steph, author.
Book On CD
2019
Availability: 0 of 1

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...

Under a painted sky —Lee, Stacey (Stacey Heather), author.

"In 1845, Sammy, a Chinese American girl, and Annamae, an African American slave girl, disguise themselves as boys and travel on the Oregon Trail to California from Missouri"--Provided by publisher.

Princess and the peas —Himes, Rachel, author, illustrator.

In this version of the classic story, Ma Sally of Charleston County, South Carolina, devises a contest for her son's admirers: cook up a dish of black-eyed peas that meets her exacting standards, and the winner can marry...

Jake the fake keeps it real —Robinson, Craig, 1971- author.

Having faked his way into the Music and Art Academy, a performing arts school for gifted students where his talented older sister rules, sixth-grader Jake, a jokester who can barely play an instrument, will have to think...

The Vanderbeekers and the hidden garden —Glaser, Karina Yan, author.

"When catastrophe strikes their beloved upstairs neighbors, the Vanderbeeker children set out to build the best, most magical healing garden in Harlem--in spite of a locked fence, thistles and trash, and the conflicting ...

The quickest kid in Clarksville —Miller, Pat Zietlow, author.

It's the day before the big parade. Alta can only think about one thing: Wilma Rudolph, three-time Olympic gold medalist. She'll be riding on a float tomorrow. See, Alta is the quickest kid in Clarksville, Tennessee, jus...

Rebound —Alexander, Kwame, author.

In the summer of 1988, twelve-year-old Chuck Bell is sent to stay with his grandparents, where he discovers jazz and basketball and learns more about his family's past.

Show way —Woodson, Jacqueline.

The making of "Show ways," or quilts which once served as secret maps for freedom-seeking slaves, is a tradition passed from mother to daughter in the author's family.

Transcendent kingdom a novel —Gyasi, Yaa.
Large Print
2020
Availability: 5 of 7

"A novel about faith, science, religion, and family that tells the deeply moving portrait of a family of Ghanaian immigrants ravaged by depression and addiction and grief, narrated by a fifth year candidate in neuroscien...

Conjure women : a novel —Atakora, Afia, author.

Conjure Women is a sweeping story that brings the world of the South before and after the Civil War vividly to life. Spanning eras and generations, it tells of the lives of three unforgettable women: Miss May Belle, a wi...

Freedom Summer : celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Summer —Wiles, Deborah.

In 1964, Joe is pleased that a new law will allow his best friend John Henry, who is black, to share the town pool and other public places with him, but he is dismayed to find that prejudice still exists.

Peter's chair —Keats, Ezra Jack.

When Peter discovers his blue furniture is being painted pink for a new baby sister, he rescues the last unpainted item, a chair, and runs away.

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