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Magoon, Kekla

Summary: "A chapter book biography of Ruby Bridges, part of the She Persisted series"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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Magoon, Kekla.

Summary: Earth is in danger! The only things that can save our planet are six essential elements scattered throughout the galaxy. And it is up to the Voyagers--a team of four remarkable kids and an alien--to gather them all and return to Earth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MAG

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: A picture book portrait of the first Black justice on the Supreme Court, presented by two Coretta Scott King Honor winners, includes coverage of Thurgood Marshall's upbringing in segregated Baltimore, achievements with the NAACP and contributions to landmark equality rulings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 MAR

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: Told from multiple viewpoints, Shae Tatum, an unarmed, thirteen-year-old black girl, is shot by a white police officer, throwing their community into upheaval and making it a target of demonstrators.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MAG

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: "In this comprehensive, inspiring, and all-too-relevant history of the Black Panther Party, Kekla Magoon introduces readers to the Panthers' community activism, grounded in the concept of self-defense, which taught Black Americans how to protect and support themselves in a country that treated them like second-class citizens."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323.1196 MAG

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAG

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: Eleven-year-old Chester and his classmate Skye, tasked with a complex puzzle-solving mission, discover the key to their spy assignment is to stop a heist, but cracking the code could mean finding out things are not always what they seem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2022

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1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J FIC MAG

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: Told from multiple viewpoints, Shae Tatum, an unarmed, thirteen-year-old black girl, is shot by a white police officer, throwing their community into upheaval and making it a target of demonstrators.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: When Nott City is taken over by a harsh governor, Ignomus Crown, and her parents disappear, twelve-year-old Robyn Loxley flees for her life and joins a group of children trying to take back what is rightfully theirs in this futuristic retelling of Robin Hood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAG

Magoon, Kekla.

Summary: When sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson is shot to death, his community is thrown into an uproar because Tariq was black and the shooter, Jack Franklin, is white, and in the aftermath everyone has something to say, but no two accounts of the events agree.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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Summary: A collection of short stories explore what it is like to be young and black, centering on the experiences of black teenagers and emphasizing that one person's experiences, reality, and personal identity are different than someone else.

Format: text

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

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Summary: Inspired by She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up, and rose up against the odds. This collection includes the first eight biographies in the series.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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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 Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Shabazz 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SHA

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

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