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Seigerman, David

Summary: "Long before he was sacking quarterbacks, Tamba Hali was facing bigger challenges. Learn about his life in this second book in a brand-new nonfiction series about the childhoods of your favorite athletes. Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali's storyseems almost unbelievable. He and his seven siblings fled war-torn Liberia to the Ivory Coast during his youth and later joined their father, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAL

Moore, Wayétu

Summary: "When Wayétu Moore turns five years old, her father and grandmother throw her a big birthday party at their home in Monrovia, Liberia, but all she can think about is how much she misses her mother, who is working and studying in faraway New York. Before she gets the reunion her father promised her, war breaks out in Liberia. The family is forced to flee their home on foot, walking and hiding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MOORE, WAYETU MOO

Cooper, Helene.

Summary: A historical memoir about growing up in Liberia during a violent civil war, reported with a journalistic bent.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B COOPER

Cooper, Helene.

Summary: The author traces her childhood in war-torn Liberia and her reunion with a foster sister who had been left behind when her family fled the region.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Iloh, Candice

Summary: "Ada" means first daughter, means oldest girl, means most pressure. When Ada leaves home for her freshman year at a historical Black college, it's the first time that she's been able to make her own choices. As she stumbles deeper into the world of dance and explores her sexuality, she also begins to wrestle with her past-- her mother's struggle with addiction, her Nigerian father's attempts to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC ILO

Banks, Russell

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BAN

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