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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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION OLD

Walters, Minette.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS WAL

Hanna Alkaf

Summary: "Amidst the Chinese-Malay conflict in Kuala Lumpur in 1969, sixteen-year-old Melati must overcome prejudice, violence, and her own OCD to find her way back to her mother"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2019

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

Jones, Kimberly (Kimberly Latrice)

Summary: Told from two viewpoints, Atlanta high school seniors Lena and Campbell, one black, one white, must rely on each other to survive after a football rivalry escalates into a riot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2019

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

Latham, Jennifer

Summary: "When Rowan finds a skeleton on her family's property, investigating the brutal, century-old murder leads to painful discoveries about the past. Alternating chapters tell the story of William, another teen grappling with the racial firestorm leading up to the 1921 Tulsa race riot, providing some clues to the mystery"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

English, Karen

Summary: "In the summer of 1965, Sophie's family becomes the first African Americans to move into their upper middle-class neighborhood in Los Angeles. When riots erupt in nearby Watts, she learns that life and her own place in it are a lot more complicated than they had seemed"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION ENG

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ENG

Walters, Minette.

Summary: When Dr. Sophie Morrison answers a call for help at the housing project known as Acid Row, she is unaware that she's entering the home of a known pedophile and a minefield of hatred.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M WAL

Lombardo, A. G.

Summary: Its August 1965 and Los Angeles is scorching. Americo Monk, a street-haunting aficionado of graffiti, is frantically trying to return home to the makeshift harbor community (assembled from old shipping containers) where he lives with his girlfriend, Karmann. But this is during the Watts Riots, and although his status as a chronicler of all things underground garners him free passage through the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD/ Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOM

Guttridge, Peter.

Summary: The reopened investigation of an unsolved murder in 1934 in which an unidentified woman's torso was found in a trunk at Brighton railway and her legs and feet at King's Cross is discovered to have links to a 2009 massacre in Brighton's Milldean neighborhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUT

Fournier, Gregory A.

Summary: "Zug Island: A Detroit Riot Novel tells a Huck Finn-meets-heavy-industry tale about a suburban white kid who gets a crash course in race relations. Set in 1967 against a backdrop of industrial blight and urban decay, the book follows Jake Malone and Theo Semple as they stumble in and out of rhythm on Detroit's mean streets to discover that the face of racism comes in every shade of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheatmark 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOU

Shteyngart, Gary

Summary: In a novel set in the near future, when a beautiful, yet cruel, woman that Lenny Abramov met in Italy says she his coming to stay with him in New York, even the tanks and soldiers stationed in the city and the ongoing war with Venezuela can't get him down.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC SHT

Kidd, Ronald

Summary: Hoping that the arrival of Freedom Riders in her town will help her community shed its antiquated views, thirteen-year-old Billie is forced to confront her own mindset when things turn tragic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2015

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KID

England, M. K.

Summary: Nax and a handful of other space Academy washouts are the only surviving pilots after the school is hijacked by terrorists, but in order to spread the truth about the attack, Nax and his fellow failures must execute a dangerous heist.--

Format: text

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

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

Summary: Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, Shaun uses his extraordinary medical gifts to save lives and challenge the skepticism of his colleagues.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Herman, Gail

Summary: Ariel's sisters have given her a beautiful present--a shimmering star-shell necklace. Ariel can't wait to wear it to the royal concert. But when the concert's lead singer, a young girl named Laurel, suddenly disappears, it's up to Ariel and her friends to find her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Herman 2014

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DIS

Summary: General Irwin, a respected three-star tactician whose career ends in disgrace when he's court martialed and sent to a maximum security military prison, The Castle. Irwin quickly butts heads with the facility's autocratic warden, Colonel Winter, who runs his command with an iron fist, even killing prisoners when he deems it necessary. Irwin rallies his fellow convicts into a rag-tag army and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2002

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Graham, Winston

Summary: "Cornwall 1794. The birth of a son to Elizabeth and George Warleggan serves only to accentuate the rift between the Poldark and Warleggan families. And when Morwenna Chynoweth, now governess to Elizabeth's eldest son, grows to love Drake Carne, Demelza's brother, the enduring rivalry between George and Ross finds a new focus for bitter enmity and conflict."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pan 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Engle, Margarita

Summary: In early 1940s Los Angeles, Mexican Americans Marisela and Lorena work in canneries all day then jitterbug with sailors all night with their zoot suit wearing younger brother, Ray, as escort until the night racial violence leads to murder. Includes historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2018

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