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Philippe, Ben

Summary: When Norris, a black French Canadian, starts his junior year at an Austin, Texas, high school, he views his fellow students as clich©♭s from "a bad 90s teen movie."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Charles, Tami

Summary: "In 1984 Newark, Beatriz Mendez navigates romance, gang culture, and her family's past. After her gang-leader brother is killed, Beatriz gives up her dreams of dancing in order to run the gang. But her eyes are reopened to her dream of a career in dance when the school brainiac asks her to compete in a dance competition with him--but will the gang let her go?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Farrar, Josh.

Summary: Seventh-grader Alex Schrader's life changes when he meets Bijou Doucet, a Haitian girl recently relocated to Brooklyn, and while he is determined to win her heart Alex also learns about dating rules and Haitian culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION FAR

Moulite, Maika

Summary: After an incident at school, seventeen year-old Alaine is spending spring break in a "volunteer immersion project", toiling away under the ever-watchful eyes of Tati Estelle and her eagle-eyed mother at a new nonprofit in Haiti. Although it is meant as punishment, Alaine is still able to flirt with Tati's distractingly cute intern, get some actual face time with her mom and experience her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Arnold, Marie

Summary: After moving from her home in Haiti to her uncle's home in Brooklyn, ten-year-old Gabrielle, feeling bullied and out of place, makes a misguided deal with a witch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Versify, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: "At the age of twelve, Sophie Caco is sent from her impoverished Haitian village to New York to be reunited with a mother she barely remembers. There she discovers secrets that no child should ever know, and a legacy of shame that can be healed only whenshe returns to Haiti--to the women who first reared her. What ensues is a passionate journey through a landscape charged with the supernatural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAN

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: Identical twin teenagers Giselle and Isabelle Boyer have always been inseparable, and expected to stay that way even though their Haitian American parents are separating--but when the entire family is caught in a car crash, everyone's world is shattered forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION DAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Gardner, Lisa

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Frankie Elkin is a recovering alcoholic with more regrets than belongings. But she spends her life doing what no one else will--searching out missing people the world has stopped looking for. When the police have given up and the public no longer remembers, Frankie starts looking. A new case brings her to Mattapan, a Boston neighborhood with a rough reputation. She is searching for Angelique...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP M GAR

Moulite, Maika

Summary: "When teen social activist and history buff Kezi Smith is killed under mysterious circumstances after attending a social justice rally, her devastated sister Happi and their family are left reeling in the aftermath. As Kezi becomes another immortalized victim in the fight against police brutality, Happi begins to question the idealized way her sister is remembered"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: When Saya's mother is sent to jail as an illegal immigrant, she sends her daughter a cassette tape with a song and a bedtime story, which inspires Saya to write a story of her own--one that just might bring her mother home.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Fiction Danticat 2015

Ulysse, Katia D

Summary: "No one was prepared for the massive earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, taking over a quarter-million lives, and leaving millions of others homeless. Three thousand miles away, Jacqueline Florestant mourns the presumed death of her parents, while her husband, a former US Marine and combat veteran, cares for their three-year-old daughter as he fights his own battles with acute PTSD. Horrified...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ULY

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: When Saya's mother is sent to jail as an illegal immigrant, she sends her daughter a cassette tape with a song and a bedtime story, which inspires Saya to write a story of her own--one that just might bring her mother home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DAN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Danticat 2015

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: When Saya's mother is sent to jail as an illegal immigrant, she sends her daughter a cassette tape with a song and a bedtime story, which inspires Saya to write a story of her own--one that just might bring her mother home.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE MAM

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