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Shabazz, IIyasah

Summary: "In Charlestown State Prison, Malcolm Little struggles with the weight of his past. Plagued by nightmares while surviving life in a place unfit for humans, Malcolm drifts through his days, picking fights with fellow inmates and avoiding his family. But when he's introduced to the prison library, Malcolm realizes that the key to his freedom was within him all along. Now his dreams are not just...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SHA

Baldwin, James

Summary: First published in 1963, James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time stabbed at the heart of America's so-called "Negro problem." As remarkable for its masterful prose as for its frank and personal account of the black experience in the United States, it is considered one of the most passionate and influential explorations of 1960s race relations, weaving thematic threads of love, faith, and family into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taschen 2019

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 305.8 BAL

Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: Malcolm Little's parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but from what he can tell, that's nothing but a pack of lies -- after all, his father's been murdered, his mother's been taken away, and his dreams of becoming a lawyer have gotten him laughed out of school. There's no point in trying, he figures, and lured by the nightlife of Boston and New York, he escapes into a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2015

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SHA

Summary: Biographical portrait documents the life of Malcolm X, tracing his career as both a black activist and leader of the Nation of Islam.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dove Audio 1992

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN MAL

Myers, Walter Dean

Summary: As a fourteen-year-old, he was Malcolm Little, the president of his class and a top student. At sixteen, he was hustling tips at a Boston nightclub. In Harlem, he was known as Detroit Red, a slick street operator. At nineteen, he was back in Boston, leading a gang of burglars. At twenty, he was in prison. It was in prison that Malcolm Little started the journey that would lead him to adopt the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 MAL

Payne, Les

Summary: In 1990, investigative journalist Les Payne embarked on a nearly thirty-year-long quest to interview anyone he could find who had actually known Malcolm X. Setting Malcolm's life not only within the Nation of Islam but against the larger backdrop of American history, the book traces the life of one of the twentieth century's most politically relevant figures.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 X, MALCOLM PAY

Payne, Les

Summary: "An epic biography of Malcolm X finally emerges, drawing on hundreds of hours of the author's interviews, rewriting much of the known narrative. Les Payne, the renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, embarked in 1990 on a nearly thirty-year-long quest to interview anyone he could find who had actually known Malcolm X-all living siblings of the Malcolm Little family,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PAY

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 X, MALCOLM PAY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B MALCOLMX PAY

Marable, Manning

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: An authoritative biography of Malcolm X draws on new research to trace his life from his troubled youth through his involvement in the Nation of Islam, his activism in the world of Black Nationalism, and his assassination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin Group 2011

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Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: Malcolm Little's parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but from what he can tell, that's a pack of lies--after all, his father's been murdered, his mother's been taken away, and his dreams of becoming a lawyer have gotten him laughed out of school. There's no point in trying, he figures, and lured by the nightlife of Boston and New York, he escapes into a world of fancy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA
2 available in Adult Display, Call number: YA FIC SHA
1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SHA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Shabazz 2015
1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Shabazz 2015

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Myers, Walter Dean

Summary: A biography of the civil rights leader offers an in-depth look at his life and includes quotes from speeches.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2000

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB MALCOLM X MYE

Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: While in Charlestown Prison in the 1940s, young Malcolm Little reads all the books in the library, joins the debate team and the Nation of Islam, and emerges as Malcolm X.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2021

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

X, Malcolm

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 1968

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 MAL

Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: February 2015 is the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's death. Written by a powerful team: Malcolm X's daughter and YA favorite Kekla Magoon. A gripping story of adolescence based on the true story of a larger-than-life figure.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC SHA

Roberts, Randy

Summary: In 1962, boxing writers and fans considered Cassius Clay an obnoxious self-promoter, and few believed that he would become the heavyweight champion of the world. But Malcolm X, the most famous minister in the Nation of Islam--a sect many white Americans deemed a hate cult saw the potential in Clay, not just for boxing greatness, but as a means of spreading the Nation s message. The two became...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 Roberts 2016

Baldwin, James

Summary: At once a powerful evocation of his early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice to both the individual and the body politic, James Baldwin galvanized the nation in the early days of the civil rights movement with his eloquent manifesto.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.896 BAL

Baldwin, James

Summary: At once a powerful evocation of his childhood in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, The Fire Next Time, which galvanized the nation in the early days of the Civil Rights movement, stands as one of the essential works of our literature.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 1995

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 BAL

X, Malcolm

Summary: Written by Alex Haley from conversations with the Negro leader over a period of two years before his death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1992

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 X 1992

X, Malcolm

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Malcolm X, the Black Muslim leader, firebrand, and anti-integrationist, tells his life story to veteran writer and journalist Alex Haley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 X, MALCOM X

X, Malcolm

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1990

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Summary: Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAL

Dorman, Jacob S.

Summary: "How the circuses, dance halls, and midways of the Gilded Age provided the cultural ferment and freedom that led to the creation of the Black Muslim movement in America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297.8 DOR

Helfer, Andrew.

Summary: Helfer and award-winning artist Randy DuBurke capture Malcolm Little's extraordinary transformation from a black youth beaten down by Jim Crow America into Malcolm X, the charismatic, controversial, and doomed national spokesman for the Nation of Islam.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2006

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 HEL

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