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57 Results
Dope sick —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2014

Seeing no way out of his difficult life in Harlem, seventeen-year-old Jeremy "Lil J" Dance flees into a house after a drug deal goes awry and meets a weird man who shows different turning points in Lil J's life when he c...

Fast Sam, Cool Clyde, and Stuff —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2014

When Francis moves to 116th Street, he does not know anybody. Within a year, though, he makes the best friends of his life, gets a cool nickname, lands in jail because of modern science, experiences the death of a friend...

Hoops a novel —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2014

A friendship develops between 18-year-old Lonnie Jackson and his basketball coach, Cal Jones. Cal reveals how he was forced to quit the pros because of sports betting. Now gamblers are pressuring Cal to fix a tournament ...

Fallen angels —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2014

When Ritchie Perry, a black youth from Harlem, enlists in the Army, he is sent into a violent nightmare in Vietnam where he sees heroism and cowardice. He struggles to survive racist officers, guerrilla raids and multipl...

Malcolm X by any means necessary : a biography —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2012

Biography of the controversial man who challenged the civil rights movement and "scared America" with his anger. Discouraged in school, Malcolm X became a sharp-dressing street hustler who ultimately found satisfaction i...

The Mouse rap —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2012

During an eventful summer in Harlem, 14-year-old Mouse and his friends fall in and out of love and search for treasure hidden by a gangster during the 1930s. For junior and senior high readers. 1990.

Me, Mop, and the Moondance Kid —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2012
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T.J. and his younger brother, Moondance, recently have been adopted, but their friend, Mop, still is at the orphanage. Mop thinks her best bet for adoption is Mrs. Kennedy, the baseball coach, so she tries to impress the...

Mojo and the Russians —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2012

Fast-moving story about a gang of kids in Harlem who get mixed up with black magic and Russian spies. Junior and senior high readers. 1977.

The Glory Field —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2013

Follows the two-hundred-fifty-year history of a family through the lives of six teenagers. The story begins in 1753 when Muhammad Bilal is brought to the states as a slave and begins work on Curry Island, South Carolina....

The greatest Muhammad Ali —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2005

Account of Muhammad Ali's life and career, focusing on his professional accomplishments, principles, and fight against racial injustice. Describes his Olympic triumph, his transformation from the young Cassius Clay into ...

Here in Harlem poems in many voices —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2007

In each poem in this collection, a resident of Harlem speaks in a distinctive voice, offering a story, a thought, a reflection, or a memory. The pieces reveal the experiences and personalities of 53 people, from student ...

Shooter —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2006

A high school tragedy related from multiple viewpoints: interviews, reports, and journals. Seventeen-year-old Len shoots a football player to death, injures several others, and commits suicide. His troubled friends recal...

Amistad a long road to freedom —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2009

A brief history of slavery in the United States begins this account of a group of Africans who seized control of the ship that brought them to this country in 1839. Describes their lives prior to capture in their homelan...

Mop, moondance, and the Nagasaki knights —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2012

T.J., his brother Moondance, and their teammate Mop, who has been happily adopted by their baseball coach, are playing in a tournament with teams from Mexico, France, and Japan, with the hope of winning a trip to Japan. ...

Motown and Didi a love story —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2012

Motown and Didi, two teenage loners in Harlem, become allies in a fight against a drug dealer whose dope is destroying Didi's brother. Brought together for this common cause, they fall in love. For junior and senior high...

Amistad a long road to freedom —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
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2009

A brief history of slavery in the United States begins this account of a group of Africans who seized control of the ship that brought them to this country in 1839. Describes their lives prior to capture in their homelan...

Journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro Leagues, Birmingham, Alabama 1948 —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014

Teenager Biddy Owens' 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons includes the games and the players, racism the team faces from New Orleans to Chicago, and his family's resistance to his becoming a profes...

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