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Erskine, Kathryn.

Summary: When twelve-year-old Frederick "Red" Porter's father dies in 1972, his mother wants to sell their automobile repair shop and move her two sons back to Ohio, but Red is desperate to stop the sale even if it means unearthing some dark family secrets in a Virginia rife with racial tensions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ERS

Scattergood, Augusta.

Summary: In the summer of 1964 as she is about to turn twelve, Glory's town of Hanging Moss, Mississippi, is beset by racial tension when town leaders close her beloved public pool rather than desegregating it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Scattergood 2012

Abbott, Tony.

Summary: Told from multiple points of view, a white family on a 1959 road trip between Ohio and Florida, visiting Civil War battlefields along the way, crosses paths with a black family near Atlanta, where one of their children has gone missing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Abbott 2011

Richards, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Fleur)

Summary: Ash, a sixteen-year-old twin-blood who sells his addictive venom, "Haze," to support his dying mother, and Natalie, the daughter of a diplomat, discover their mysterious--and forbidden--connection in the Black City, where humans and Darklings struggle to rebuild after a brutal war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Colbert, Brandy

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In a predominately white California beach town, the only two black seventh-graders, Alberta and Edie, find hidden journals that uncover family secrets and speak to race relations in the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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Gino, Alex

Summary: When her new baby sister is born deaf, Jilly makes an online connection with a fellow fantasy fan, who happens to be black and deaf, and begins to learn about the many obstacles that exist in the world for people who are different from her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GIN

Alexie, Sherman

Summary: Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Alexi

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT FICTION Alexie

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: YA FIC ALE

Pearsall, Shelley

Summary: Samuel, an eleven-year-old Kentucky slave, and Harrison, the elderly slave who helped raise him, attempt to escape to Canada via the Underground Railroad. Eleven-year-old Samuel was born as Master Hackler's slave, and working the Kentucky farm is the only life he's ever known, until one dark night in 1859, that is. With no warning, cranky old Harrison, a fellow slave, pulls Samuel from his bed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Pearsall

Bundy, Tamara

Summary: After moving with her mother and deaf brother to Grandma's small Georgia town in the 1960s, Alice copes with feelings of isolation by befriending the elderly black woman who lives next door

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Wiles, Deborah.

Summary: In 1964, Joe is pleased that a new law will allow his best friend John Henry, who is colored, to share the town pool and other public places with him, but he is dismayed to find that prejudice still exists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIL

Taylor, Mildred D.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The story of one African American family fighting to stay together and strong in the face of brutal racist attacks, illness, poverty, and betrayal in the Deep South of the 1930s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAY

Lupica, Mike

Summary: Since his mother's death, Jayson, twelve, has focused on basketball and surviving but he is found out and placed with an affluent foster family of a different race, and must learn to accept many changes, including facing his former teammates in a championship game.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lupica, Mike

Summary: Since his mother's death, Jayson, twelve, has focused on basketball and surviving but he is found out and placed with an affluent foster family of a different race, and must learn to accept many changes, including facing his former teammates in a championship game.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Thomas, Angie

Summary: Starr a 16 ans, elle est noire et vit dans un quartier difficile, rythmé par les guerres de gangs, la drogue et les descentes de police. Tous les jours, elle rejoint son lycée blanc situé dans une banlieue chic; tous les jours, elle fait le grand écart entre ses deux vies, ses deux mondes. Mais tout vole en éclats le soir où son ami d'enfance Khalil est tué. Sous ses yeux, de trois balles dans...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nathan 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD FRENCH THO

Thomas, Angie

6 holds on 10 copies

Summary: After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: Piano-prodigy Isabella, eleven, whose black father and white mother struggle to share custody, never feels whole, especially as racial tensions affect her school, her parents both become engaged, and she and her stepbrother are stopped by police.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

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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

Brockenbrough, Martha

Summary: In Seattle in 1937 two seventeen-year-olds, Henry, who is white, and Flora, who is African-American, become the unwitting pawns in a game played by two immortal figures, Love and Death, where they must choose each other at the end, or one of them will die.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Richards, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Fleur)

Summary: "Ash must choose between saving the Darklings or saving Natalie"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Older, Daniel José

Summary: It is the summer of 1863, and as the Civil War rages between dinosaur-mounted armies down south, and a tense New York City seems on the brink of exploding into riots, Magdalys Roca and the other children at the Colored Orphan Asylum are trying to survive;but when she receives a letter telling her that her brother Montez was wounded, Magdalys knows that somehow she must reach him--and just...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION OLD

Powell, Patricia Hruby

Summary: Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA FIC POW

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

Thomas, Angie

Summary: After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC THO

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

Summary: In 1955 Hadley, Virginia, twelve-year-old Dawnie Rae Johnson, a tomboy who excels at baseball and at her studies, becomes the first African American student to attend the all-white Prettyman Coburn school, turning her world upside down. Includes historical notes about the period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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