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Mink, Meesha.

Summary: "From one of the most daring voices in urban fiction comes a sexy new novel about a modern-day Foxy Brown who goes undercover in a dangerous quest for revenge. Naeema "Queen" Cole takes care of herself. From the death of her parents when she was just eleven years old to when she found herself pregnant and alone at sixteen, Naeema has had to make her own way in the world. She gave up her son...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIN

Bump, Gabriel

Summary: A darkly funny and heartfelt debut novel about what it means to grow up young and black on the south side of Chicago when it feels like your choices are slim to none.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Weyer, Hannah.

Summary: "Willful, outspoken, and precariously naive, thirteen-year-old AnnMarie Walker dreams of a world beyond Far Rockaway, where the sway of the neighborhood keeps her tied to old ideas about success. Then one day, while attending a high school for pregnant girls, she comes across a flyer advertising movie auditions in Manhattan for an independent film. Astonishingly, improbably, and four months...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEY

Mosley, Walter

Summary: Life for Easy Rawlins is surprisingly... easy. He's living off the proceeds of his last case, trying to keep out of trouble. Of course it's not going to last. Because Easy's old friend Mouse knocks on his door. Mouse is one of the deadliest men in America. And Mouse wants a small favour. He wants Easy to help a man he says is wrongly imprisoned, a friend of Charcoal Joe. Charcoal Joe is a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: M MOS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: MYSTERY MOS

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 2018

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