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Mangel, C. P.

Summary: "When Titus Horace, successful African American author, inherits a large tract of land, he leaves Chicago with his Jewish wife Ardene and their daughter Asa, and moves to the segregated North Carolina of 1950. Unhappy at being uprooted from her school and friends, Asa quickly learns how persons of color are intimidated and humiliated on a daily basis and how, despite their education and talent,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Mangel 2019

Scott, Lisa Ann

Summary: After her beloved father's death in 1977, eleven-year-old tomboy Chip tries to fit with her family of beauty queens, making unlikely new friends at Miss Vernie's unusual charm school in Mt. Airy, North Carolina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SCO

Hitchcock, Shannon

Summary: When a formerly segregated North Carolina town hires its first African-American teacher in 1969, two girls--one black, one white--confront the prejudice that challenges their friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Draper 2015

Frazier, Charles

Summary: Named the guardian of her murdered sister's troubled twins, Luce struggles to build a family with the children before being targeted by the twins' father--her sister's killer--who believes that the children are in possession of a stolen cache of money.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Frazier 2011

Frazier, Charles

Summary: Charles Frazier, the author of National Book Award winning Cold Mountain, presents a new novel. In Nightwoods, Frazier envisions a late 1950s North Carolina through the eyes of Luce, a single woman who must care for the quiet twins of her murdered sister, Lily.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Moses, Shelia P.

Summary: "When the patriarch of twelve-year-old Bean's sharecropping community dies, Bean gets a lesson in not only what it means to lose someone you love, but also in how his family and friends care for their dead"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Moses 2014

Morgan, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Rash, Ron

Summary: The year is 1929, and newlyweds George and Serena Pemberton travel from Boston to the North Carolina mountains where they plan to create a timber empire. Although George has already lived in the camp long enough to father an illegitimate child, Serena is new to the mountains--but she soon shows herself to be the equal of any man, overseeing crews, hunting rattle-snakes, even saving her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RAS

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rash 2009

McLaughlin, Rhett

Summary: "It's 1992 in Bleak Creek, North Carolina, a sleepy little place with all the trappings of an ordinary Southern town: two Baptist churches, friendly smiles coupled with silent judgments, and an unquenchable appetite for pork products. Beneath the town's cheerful façade, however, Bleak Creek teens live in constant fear of being sent to The Whitewood School, a local reformatory with a record of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCL

Rash, Ron

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Traveling to the mountains of 1929 North Carolina to forge a timber business with her new husband, Serena Pemberton champions her mastery of harsh natural and working conditions but turns murderous when she learns she cannot bear children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAS

Madden, Kerry.

Summary: In the early 1960s, twelve-year-old songwriter Livy Two Weems dreams of seeing the world beyond the Maggie Valley, North Carolina, holler where she lives in poverty with her parents and eight brothers and sisters, but understands that she must put family first.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAD

Kingsolver, Barbara.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "The story of Harrison William Shepherd, a man caught between two worlds -- Mexico and the United States in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s -- and whose search for identity takes readers to the heart of the twentieth century's most tumultuous events"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

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