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Crown : an ode to the fresh cut —Barnes, Derrick author.
Book
2017
6 available of 6 items

Celebrates the magnificent feeling that comes from walking out of a barber shop with newly-cut hair.

The Vanderbeekers to the rescue —Glaser, Karina Yan, author, illustrator.
Book
2019
5 available of 8 items

The Vanderbeeker children, ages six to thirteen, race to help save their mother's baking business from closure after it fails an inspection.

Ghost boys —Rhodes, Jewell Parker, author.
Book
2019
1 available of 5 items

"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.

Ann fights for freedom : an Underground Railroad survival story —Smith, Nikki Shannon, 1971- author.
Book
2019
10 available of 10 items

In 1854 in Eastern Maryland twelve-year-old Ann is a slave, grateful that her family is still all together; but when their master, in need of money, decides to sell Ann and her younger brother, their parents decide to ta...

Lola loves stories with Daddy —McQuinn, Anna.
Book
2020
0 available of 4 items

Lola loves to hear Daddy read a new library book each night, an activity that spurs her imagination and results in inventive play the next day.

The Vanderbeekers lost and found —Glaser, Karina Yan, author.
Book
2020
1 available of 10 items

As they look forward to the New York City Marathon in which their friend Mr. B. will run, the Vanderbeeker children learn that one of their good friends is homeless.

Shortcut —Crews, Donald.
Book
1992
12 available of 13 items

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

A good night for ghosts —Osborne, Mary Pope.
Book
2009
40 available of 42 items

Jack and Annie must travel back in time to New Orleans in 1915 to help a teenaged Louis Armstrong fulfill his destiny and become the "King of Jazz."

Mia Mayhem and the super family field day —West, Kara, author.
Book
2020
7 available of 12 items

Joining other students and their parents for family field day at PITS, Mia joins in potato sack races, a game of tug-of-war and a hula hoop ring toss that becomes increasingly dangerous as the region's most skilled super...

Mia Mayhem vs. the mighty robot —West, Kara, author.
Book
2019
5 available of 10 items

"Mia's best friend, Eddie, has built an awesome robot that's supposed to be a mighty cleaning machine! And at first, everything runs smoothly as the robot helps around the house and at regular school! But things quickly ...

The dragon thief —Elliott, Zetta, author.
Book
2019
3 available of 6 items

Jaxon had just one job-- to return three baby dragons to the realm of magic. But when he got there, only two dragons were left in the bag. His best friend's sister, Kavita, is a dragon thief! Kavita only wanted what was ...

Chains —Anderson, Laurie Halse.
Book
2008
20 available of 20 items

After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

Copper sun —Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
Book
2006
5 available of 5 items

Two fifteen-year-old girls--one a slave and the other an indentured servant--escape their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to Fort Moses, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary to slaves.

True north : a novel of the Underground Railroad —Lasky, Kathryn.
Book
1996
3 available of 4 items

Because of the strong influence which her grandfather, an abolitionist, has in her life, fourteen-year-old Lucy assists a fugitive slave girl in her escape.

Caught in the rebel camp : [Frederick Douglass] —Jackson, Dave, 1944-
Book
2003
0 available of 3 items

Despite his clubfoot, Danny Sims, Frederick Doublas's fourteen-year-old stable boy, joins the newly formed all-black Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry regiment, eager to do his part to help end slavery.

Charlotte spies for justice : a Civil War survival story —Smith, Nikki Shannon, 1971- author.
Book
2020
5 available of 5 items

In 1864 twelve-year-old former slave Charlotte is lucky enough to live on a plantation near Richmond, Virginia, owned by a Miss Van Lew, who hates slavery, and when Charlotte overhears a conversation she realizes that he...

Trailblazers : featuring William Tyndale and other Christian heroes —Jackson, Dave, 1944-
Book
2003
1 available of 3 items

"Throughout history, steadfast Christians have paved the way for dramatic changes in the world. The Christian heroes from the Trailblazer books had the courage and strength to stand up for the God they believe in. Thei...

Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
Book
2006
14 available of 15 items

Describes Tubman's spiritual journey as she hears the voice of God guiding her north to freedom on that very first trip to escape the brutal practice of forced servitude. Tubman would make nineteen subsequent trips back...

Stella by starlight —Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
Book
2015
2 available of 7 items

When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town.

Public School Superhero —Patterson, James, 1947-
Book
2015
20 available of 25 items

"In Kenny Wright's active imagination he's a world famous superhero, but in the real world he's a sixth grade "Grandma's Boy" whose struggles to fit in at his Washington D.C. inner city school will put his grades and fam...

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