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Gragg, Sanya Whittaker

Summary: "Ten year old Avery is in a panic over the shooting of another unarmed black man. His parents decide it is time to have "The Talk." They teach him and his brother a catchy and easy way to remember what to do if approached by an officer, while also emphasizing that all policemen are not bad."--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GRA

Mafi, Tahereh

Summary: A year after 9/11, Muslim teenager Shirin has completely withdrawn from social life, until she meets Ocean James in her biology class and is tempted to actually let her guard down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Bach, Richard

Summary: Because he spends so much time perfecting his flying form instead of concentrating on getting food, a seagull is ostracized by the rest of the flock.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAC

Hughes, Dean

Summary: Forced into an internment camp at the start of World War II, eighteen-year-old Yuki enlists in the Army to fight for the Allies as a member of the "Four-Four-Two," a segregated Japanese American regiment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2016

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Ali, S. K.

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Muslims Adam and Zayneb meet in Doha, Qatar, during spring break and fall in love as both struggle to find a way to live their own truths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2019

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

Ahmed, Samira

Summary: Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into a camp for Muslim American citizens. With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a revolution against the camp's Director and his guards.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: YA PA FIC AHM

Morgan, Kass

Summary: After centuries of exclusivity, the Quatra Fleet Academy finally accepts students from the settler planets, forcing four teenagers from different backgrounds, with different ambitions, motives, and missions, to work together to outmaneuver a mysterious alien enemy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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

Ahmed, Samira

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "A terrifying, futuristic United Sates where Muslim-Americans are forced into internment camps, and seventeen-year-old Layla Amin must lead a revolution against complicit silence"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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

Sales, Leila

Summary: After word-loving seventeen-year-old Winter Halperin thoughtlessly posts a racially offensive remark, her comment goes viral, turning her life into a nightmare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

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

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

Summary: "Marty and his best friend, Shiloh are on another adventure. Marty learns when a secret is too dangerous to keep, and that hate can spread like fire"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2015

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3 available in Juvenile Holidays - Christmas, Call number: J FIC NAY

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION NAY

Kelkar, Supriya

Summary: When a racist incident rocks her small Michigan town, eleven-year-old Lekha must decide whether to speak up or stay silent, even as she struggles to navigate her life at home, where she can be herself, and at school, where she is teased about her culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2020

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

Shevah, Emma

Summary: Dara Palmer dreams of being an actress, but when she does not get a part in the school play she wonders if it is because of her different looks as an adopted girl from Cambodia, so Dara becomes determined not to let prejudice stop her from being in the spotlight.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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

King, A. S. (Amy Sarig)

Summary: Five white teenage cousins who are struggling with the failures and racial ignorance of their dysfunctional parents and their wealthy grandparents, reunite for Easter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books for Young Readers 2019

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2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KIN

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon, where he learns that his father's unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library/Random House Audio 2012

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Stone, Nic

Summary: "For the life of him, William "Scoob" Lamar can't seem to stay out of trouble--and now the run-ins at school have led to lockdown at home. So when G'ma, Scoob's favorite person on Earth, asks him to go on an impromptu road trip, he's in the RV faster than he can say FREEDOM. With G'ma's old maps and a strange pamphlet called the 'Travelers' Green Book' at their side, the pair takes off on a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC STO

Lupica, Mike

Summary: "It's basketball season for the home team but Gus must wrestle with prejudice when he's the only one bothered by Cassie joining the boys' team and his teammate Steve makes fun of Gus's Dominican heritage"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2017

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Lupica 2017

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African-American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC CUR

Hutchens, Paul

Summary: When a mysterious stranger takes up residence in the treehouse they've just built, Bill and the gang learn a lesson about racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moody Press 1999

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J SCG 31

Blume, Judy.

Summary: When an African American family with three children moves into her white neighborhood, eleven-year-old Winnie learns the difference between being a good neighbor and being a good friend.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2011

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

Chee, Traci

Summary: For fourteen-year-old budding artist Minoru Ito, her two brothers, her friends, and the other members of the Japanese-American community in southern California, the three months since Pearl Harbor was attacked have become a waking nightmare: attacked, spat on, and abused with no way to retaliate--and now things are about to get worse, their lives forever changed by the mass incarcerations in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Ganz-Schmitt, Sue

Summary: Monster is excited to see what kind of creature will move into Vampire's old house on the block. He even starts practicing his welcome growl for the new neighbor. But when the moving truck pulls up, it's not a greedy goblin, an ogre, or a dastardly dragon that steps out. Instead, it's something even more terrifying than Monster could have imagined! Monster quickly rallies the other neighbors to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Two Lions 2020

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Adeyemi, Tomi

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown prince, who believes the return of magic will mean the end of the monarchy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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 Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DRA

Speare, Elizabeth George.

Summary: In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sandpiper 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SPE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SPE

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