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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

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Patrick 2011

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

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

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

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

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

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

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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

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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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

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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 New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC COL

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: An account of the life of Bass Reeves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Paulsen

Anderson, Laurie Halse.

1 hold on 4 copies

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2008

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

Johnson, Angela

Summary: Bobby's carefree teenage life changes forever when he becomes a father and must care for his adored baby daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC JOH

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

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: Caleb Franklin and his big brother, Bobby Gene, spend an extraordinary summer with their new, older neighbor, Styx Malone, a foster boy from the city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2018

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAG

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAG

Latham, Irene

Summary: Ten-year-old African American boy wants to welcome the circus elephant named Miss Fancy to her new home in a nearby park, but he is disappointed to see a sign: "No Colored Allowed".

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LAT

Greenawalt, Kelly

Summary: In rhyming text Princess Truly, super girl, uses her magic curls to build things, including a bike for her brother, who has outgrown his old one, and a super snack machine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2020

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Sims, Guy A.

Summary: While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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