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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD ROE

Patrick, Denise Lewis.

Summary: Cécile Rey, whose prosperous family are free people of color, makes friends with Marie-Grace Gardner, a doctor's daughter who has just returned to her native New Orleans in 1853, and persuades her to change places at their separate Mardi Gras balls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2011

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC PAT

Jones, Kyandreia

Summary: "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 Virginia. Marquis de Lafayette, one of Washington s key officers, approaches you with the most critical choice of your life: do you join the Revolutionary army as a top secret spy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chooseco 2019

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Barnes, Derrick D.

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolden, An Agate imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BAR

Barron, Rena

Summary: "A twelve-year-old girl discovers her father is the keeper of the gateway between our world and The Dark, and when he goes missing she'll need to unlock her own powers and fight a horde of spooky creatures set on starting a war"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: Dyamonde is angry at her mother for not buying her the shoes she wants, but when she finds out that a classmate is in a worse situation, she is determined to help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2010

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Platt, Christine A.

Summary: "It's summertime! Ana & Andrew travel to visit their grandparents in Savannah, Georgia. While they are there, they learn that Grandma and Grandpa's church was built by slaves. With some help from an unusual source!' -- Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2019

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

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: The death of high school basketball star Rob Washington in an automobile accident affects the lives of his close friend Andy, who was driving the car, and many others in the school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 1994

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

Platt, Christine A.

Summary: "It's a surprise visit! Ana & Andrew are excited when Grandma comes to visit. While she is there, the family tours the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and learns about important African American achievements"--Page [2].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2020

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR PURPLE SPANISH PLA

West, Kara

Summary: After a weird storm, Mia's superpowers are transferred to her best friend, Eddie, and she gets to train him to use them at her secret school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2021

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE WES

West, Kara

Summary: Unable to control her super-strength, Mia accidentally causes mayhem at school and must rely on her friends to help her repair things.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC WES

Winston, Sherri

Summary: "Working on an assignment for her journalism class, Brianna Justice learns about coding, and the difference between herself and a group of inner city girls"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Yoon, Nicola

Summary: "Evie Thomas doesn't believe in love anymore. Especially after the strangest thing occurs one otherwise ordinary afternoon: She witnesses a couple kiss and is overcome with a vision of how their romance began ... and how it will end. After all, even the greatest love stories end with a broken heart, eventually. As Evie tries to understand why this is happening, she finds herself at La Brea...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC YOO

West, Kara

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC WES

Watson, Renée

Summary: Tired of being singled out at her mostly-white private school as someone who needs support, high school junior Jade would rather participate in the school's amazing Study Abroad program than join Women to Women, a mentorship program for at-risk girls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: YA Fiction Watson 2017

Hering, Marianne.

Summary: When the Imagination Station sends time-traveling cousins Patrick and Beth to a ship that is captured by the British during the Revolutionary War, they are befriended by James Forten, a free Black of Philadelphia, and help save the life of an imprisoned boy dying of scurvy. Includes a secret word puzzle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Hering

Stone, Nic

Summary: "Vernell Laquan Banks and Justyce McAllister grew up a block apart in the Southwest Atlanta neighborhood of Wynwood Heights. Years later, though, Justyce walks the illustrious halls of Yale University . . . and Quan sits behind bars at the Fulton Regional Youth Detention Center. Through a series of flashbacks, vignettes, and letters to Justyce -- the protagonist of Dear Martin -- Quan's story...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: PA FIC STO

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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Mbalia, Kwame

Summary: Seventh-grader Tristan must return to Alke and enlist the help of African gods and black folktale heroes when Nana is abducted from the Strong family farm in Alabama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MBA

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MBA

Glaser, Karina Yan

Summary: When autumn arrives on 141st Street, the Vanderbeekers are busy helping Mr. Beiderman get ready for the New York City Marathon and making sure the mysterious person sleeping in the community garden gets enough to eat. But when they discover the true identity of the person making a home in the community garden's shed, their world turns upside down as they learn what it means to care for someone...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GLA

Redd, Nancy Amanda

Summary: As family members braid, brush, twirl, roll, and tighten their hair before bedtime, putting on kerchiefs, wave caps, and other protective items, the little sister cannot find her bonnet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RED

Colbert, Brandy

Summary: Marva Sheridan has always been driven to make a difference in the world, and what better way than to vote in her first election? Duke Crenshaw is so done with this election; he just wants to get voting over with so he can prepare for his band's first paying gig tonight. Only problem? Duke can't vote. When Marva sees Duke turned away from their polling place, she takes it upon herself to make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2020

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

McDaniel, Breanna J.

Summary: "A young girl lifts her hands up in a series of everyday moments before finally raising her hands in resistance at a protest march"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MCD

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCD

Polacco, Patricia.

Summary: After a fellow slave is beaten to death, Sadie and her family flee the plantation for freedom through the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2009

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J History Polacco 2009

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