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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

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

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Summary: A year after 9/11, Muslim teenager Shirin has completely withdrawn from social life, until she meets Ocean James in her biology class and is tempted to actually let her guard down.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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Finnegan, Marco

Summary: In Southern California, during World War II, twin sisters Flaca and Cuata are harassed by soldiers stationed nearby, but a bigger problem arises when the lost member of an underground species, shaped like a five-foot-tall lizard, needs the sisters' help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 FIN

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

Summary: A disfigured man befriends the children in a rural area, but the adults are mistrustful of the stranger.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Feature Films for Families [distributor] 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Rigoletto 2003

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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Ahern, Cecelia

Summary: Since Celestine, eighteen, was declared a public menace, she has been on the run with Carrick, the one person she can trust, but she has a secret that may save all of those branded Flawed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Eberhardt, Jennifer L. (Jennifer Lynn)

Summary: From one of the world's leading experts on unconscious racial bias, a personal examination of one of the central controversies and culturally powerful issues of our time, and its influence on contemporary race relations and criminal justice.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 303.3 EBE

Taylor, Mildred D.

Summary: A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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 Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, 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

Chamberlain, Diane

Summary: Morgan Christopher's life has been derailed. Taking the fall for a crime she did not commit, she finds herself serving a three-year stint in the North Carolina Women's Correctional Center. Her dream of a career in art is put on hold until a mysterious visitor makes her an offer that will see her released immediately. Her assignment is to restore an old post office mural in a sleepy southern...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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Hudson, Wade (EDT)/ Hudson, Cheryl Willis (EDT)/ Bryan, Ashley (FRW)/ Various (NRT)

Summary: A collection of essays, letters, poems, songs, and stories celebrates standing up against prejudice and racism, and includes entries by such authors as Kwame Alexander, Kat Williams-Garcia, Jacqueline Woodson, and Jason Reynolds.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 808.8 WE

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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Morley, Isla

Summary: "A luminous narrative inspired by the fascinating real case of "the Blue People of Kentucky" that probes questions of identity, love, and family. In 1937, there are recesses in Appalachia no outsiders have ever explored. Two government-sponsored documentarians from Cincinnati, Ohio-a writer and photographer-are dispatched to penetrate this wilderness and record what they find for President...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MOR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC STO

Zijl, Annejet van der

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When they fell in love in 1928, Rika and Waldemar could not have been more different. She was a thirty-seven-year-old Dutch-born mother, estranged from her husband. He was her immigrant boarder, not yet twenty, and a wealthy Surinamese descendant of slaves. The child they have together, brown skinned and blue eyed, brings the couple great joy yet raises some eyebrows. Until the Nazi occupation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B ZIJL ZIJ

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: Listening Library 1995

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Eberhardt, Jennifer L. (Jennifer Lynn)

Summary: You don't have to be racist to be biased. Unconscious bias can be at work without our realizing it, and even when we genuinely wish to treat all people equally, ingrained stereotypes can infect our visual perception, attention, memory, and behavior. This has an impact on education, employment, housing, and criminal justice. In Biased, with a perspective that is at once scientific,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.3 EBE

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