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895 Results
Turning point —Chase, Paula, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 5 items

"Best friends Rasheeda and Monique navigate the ups and downs of a teenager's summer, Mo at home in the Cove; Sheeda at a sleepaway ballet intensive"-- Provided by publisher.

Ghouls just want to have fun —Miedoso, Andres, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 6 items

School dances are tricky. Everybody wants to go, but nobody wants to dance. The music is too loud for anyone to talk. Teachers are there watching kids, but telling them to go out and have a good time. Oh, and at Kersvill...

Campfire stories —Miedoso, Andres, author.
Book
2019
11 available of 14 items

Desmond, Andres, and their ghost-friend Zax take turns trying to tell the scariest story of all while gathered around the campfire on a camping trip.

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.

P.S. Be eleven —Williams-Garcia, Rita.
Book
2013
9 available of 10 items

The Gaither sisters are back in Brooklyn, where changes large and small come to their household as they grow up during the turbulent 1960s.

Roll of thunder, hear my cry —Taylor, Mildred D.
Book
2001
1 available of 3 items

A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.

Mia Mayhem vs. the super bully —West, Kara, author.
Book
2019
8 available of 10 items

Mia is excited about her first superspeed training class, but a bully on her relay team leads her to lose her shadow and, worse, to snap at her friends.

Obstacle challenge —Maddox, Jake, author.
Book
2020
6 available of 9 items

Twelve-year-old Tanisha Carter's favorite extreme obstacle course challenge is coming to town; her classmate Derek agrees to be her partner, and his cousin Janet agrees to train them at her gym, and while getting in shap...

Spies : James Armistead Lafayette —Jones, Kyandreia, author.
Book
2019
0 available of 1 items

"The year is 1781 and George Washington is commanding thousands of troops in Yorktown, Virginia, on the brink of the most important battle of the war. You are James Armistead, a brave and literate enslaved person in Virg...

Ann fights for freedom : an Underground Railroad survival story —Smith, Nikki Shannon, 1971- author.
Book
2019
9 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 at the library with Mommy —McQuinn, Anna.
Book
2020
1 available of 4 items

Every Tuesday, Lola and her mother go to the library to borrow new books for Mom to read to her before bedtime.

Eliza's freedom road : an Underground Railroad diary —Nolen, Jerdine, author.
Book
2017
11 available of 12 items

A twelve-year-old slave girl begins writing in a journal where she documents her journey via the Underground Railroad from Alexandria, Virginia, to freedom in St. Catharines, Canada.

Mae among the stars —Ahmed, Roda, 1981- author.
Book
2018
8 available of 10 items

When young Mae Jemison is asked by her teacher what she wants to be when she grows up, African American Mae tells her mostly white classmates that she wants to be an astronaut, a dream that her parents wholeheartedly sup...

Henry's freedom box —Levine, Ellen.
Book
2007
1 available of 11 items

A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.

Standing on her shoulders : a celebration of women —Clark-Robinson, Monica, author.
Book
2021
4 available of 8 items

"A stunning love letter to the important women who shape us -- from our own mothers and grandmothers to the legends who paved the way for girls and women everywhere"-- Provided by publisher.

The patchwork quilt —Flournoy, Valerie, 1952-
Book
1985
1 available of 3 items

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.

Stella by starlight —Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
Book
2015
3 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.

Ansley's big bake off —Pitts, Kaitlyn, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 8 items

After their mother's death, the four Daniels sisters make a fresh start in a new home and middle-schooler Ansley prays for guidance on which dream to pursue--gymnastics or baking.

Amari and the night brothers —Alston, B. B., author.
Book
2021
9 available of 18 items

Thirteen-year-old Amari, a poor Black girl from the projects, gets an invitation from her missing brother to join the Bureau of Supernatural Affairs and join in the fight against an evil magician.

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street —Glaser, Karina Yan, author.
Large Print
2018
0 available of 1 items

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.

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