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Roe, Mechal Renee

Summary: "A visual and rhyming celebration of African-American girls' hair"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Books for Young Readers 2019

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Sellers, Bakari

Summary: "When you meet someone for the first time, they might ask, "Who are your people?" and "Where are you from?" In these pages is a timeless celebration of the individuals and experiences that help shape young children into the most remarkable and unique beings that they can be"--Jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SEL

Adler, David A.

Summary: Mo is new to ice hockey and is having trouble staying upright on the ice, but his desire to help the team motivates him to keep getting better.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE ADL

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: Ziggy and his friends form a clubhouse after someone vandalizes their basketball court, and they soon uncover a clue that may tell them who did it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DRA

Summary: In Atlanta, just before Christmas, twelve teens band together to help a friend pull off the most epic apology of her life during the storm of the century, which results in a magical moment that changes everything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Baldwin, James

Summary: Four-year-old TJ spends his days on his lively Harlem block playing with his best friends WT and Blinky and running errands for neighbors. As he comes of age as a "Little Man" with big dreams, TJ faces a world of grown-up adventures and realities. Baldwin's only children's book celebrates and explores the challenges and joys of black childhood. This new edition includes a foreword by Baldwin's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BAL

Zoboi, Ibi Aanu

Summary: When her first mission brings her to the Brooklyn neighborhood of Brownsville, Okoye, discovering the truth about a manipulative real-estate mogul, is torn between fulfilling her duty to Wakanda or listening to her own heart and standing up for the people of Brownsville.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ZOB

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ZOB

Greenawalt, Kelly

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Summary: In rhyming text super girl Princess Truly goes on a camping trip with little brother Ty and her dog, Sir Noodles; with her super powers she is not afraid of dark caves, bugs, or things that go bump in the night, which is a problem when she develops hiccups, and needs something to scare them away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn/Scholastic Inc. 2021

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Adler, David A.

Summary: Mo Jackson and his friends practice passing the baton ahead of their track meet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2020

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Summary: Features six classic stories including: The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Peter's Chair, Pet Show!, A Letter to Amy, Apt. 3, and The Trip.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV EZR

Jackson, Kosoko

Summary: "A high school junior teams up with a hacker during a police brutality protest to shut down a device that creates an impenetrable dome around Baltimore that is keeping the residents in and information from going out"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC JAC

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC JAC

Stone, Nic

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

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2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC STO

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC STO

Giles, Lamar

Summary: Otto and Sheed have to team up with the Ellison twins to take down a corporation obsessed with the weirdness of Logan County and that's turning its residents into Money-Zombies.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GIL

Thomas, R. Eric

Summary: Propelled by his best friend's impending move out of state and inspired by Ferris Bueller's Day Off, sixteen-year-old Harrison plans a farewell through Baltimore that includes a road trip, their first Pride, and a rooftop dance party.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC THO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC THO

Coles, Jay

Summary: "There's always been a hole in Gio's life. Not because he's into both guys and girls. Not because his father has some drinking issues. Not because his friends are always bringing him their drama. No, the hole in Gio's life takes the shape of his birth mom, who left Gio, his brother, and his father when Gio was nine years old. For eight years, he never heard a word from her . . . and now, just...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC COL

Miedoso, Andres

Summary: After Andres discovers a haunted bike park, he calls best friend Desmond, a ghost investigator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2022

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MIE

Cooper, Floyd

Summary: Little Mazie wants the freedom to stay up late, but her father explains what freedom really means in the story of Juneteenth, and how her ancestors celebrated their true freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE COO

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COO

Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: A rope passed down through the generations frames an African American family's story as they journey north during the time of the Great Migration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WOO

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WOO

Walker, Tricia Elam

Summary: "Real-life cousins pay gorgeous homage to the street they grew up on and the loving community that made their childhood special"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Schwartz Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WAL

Smith, Nikki Shannon

Summary: Twelve-year-old Lena is aware of racism, but she lives a comfortable life in the segregated but relatively wealthy Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma; but on May 31, 1921 racial tensions explode, and men from downtown Tulsa invade Greenwood, set on killing and destroying the district--and as the violence escalates Lena, her parents, and her older sister search desperately for a safe place to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SMI

Arnold, Marie

Summary: "Fourteen-year-old Ayo has to decide whether to take on her mother's activist role when her mom is shot by police. As she tries to find answers, Ayo looks to the wisdom of her ancestors and her Harlem community for guidance"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Versify, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ARN

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: When Jamal is asked to join the elite Cyclone basketball team, he worries that his ratty old shoes--all his family can afford--will hurt his image on the team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Strong, Karen

Summary: Twelve-year-old Sarah is finally in charge. At last, she can spend her summer months reading her favorite science books and bossing around her younger brother, Ellis, instead of being worked to the bone by their overly strict grandmother, Mrs. Greene. But when their cousin, Janie arrives for a visit, Sarah's plans are completely squashed. Janie has a knack for getting into trouble and asks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC STR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC STR

Bayron, Kalynn

Summary: "Briseis races to save her family even as she discovers more about their ties to ancient goddesses and deadly curses"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BAY

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