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Barnes, Jennifer (Jennifer Lynn)

Summary: While spending a summer at the family lake house, eighteen-year-old Sawyer finally learns the full truth about her complicated family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Freeform Books 2019

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Barnes, Jennifer (Jennifer Lynn)

Summary: Sawyer Taft did not expect her estranged grandmother to show up at her apartment door and offer her a six-figure contract to participate in debutante season. She'd rather immerse herself in car repairs than in her grandmother's "society." But accepting might mean discovering the answer to the biggest mystery of her life: her father's identity. She's in for a year of makeovers, big dresses,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Freeform Books 2018

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher

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Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble Books 1995

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Gonzalez, Audrey Taylor

Summary: Set in 1940s Germantown, Tennessee, "South of Everything" is a magical coming of age story about the daughter of a plantation-owning family, who, despite her privileged background, finds more in common with the help than her own family. She develops a special kinship with her parents servant Old Thomas, who introduces her to the mysterious Lolololo Tree a magical, mystical tree with healing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GON

Jackson, Joshilyn.

Summary: Unduly familiar with choosing between sides throughout her lifetime, Nonny Frett finds herself once again caught in the middle between an escalating family feud that began before her birth and the realization of her own dreams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC JAC

Lee, Harper.

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: Twenty years after the trial of Tom Robinson, Scout returns home to Maycomb to visit her father and struggles with personal and political issues as her small Alabama town adjusts to the turbulent events beginning to transform the United States in the mid-1950s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION LEE

Jackson, Joshilyn.

Summary: Nonny Frett understands the meaning of "between a rock and a hard place." She's got two mothers, "one deaf-blind and the other four baby steps from flat crazy." She's got two men: her husband, easing out the back door; and her best friend, laying siege to her heart in her front yard. She has a job that holds her in the city, and she's addicted to a little girl stuck deep in the country. And she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Flake, Sharon

Summary: In 1953 ten-year-old Octobia May lives in her Aunt's boarding house in the South, surrounded by an African American community which has its own secrets and internal racism, and spends her days wondering if Mr. Davenport in room 204 is really a vampire--or something else entirely.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC FLA

King, Cassandra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Gibbons, Kaye

Summary: Having suffered abuse and misfortune for much of her life, a young child searches for a better life and finally gets a break in the home of a loving woman with several foster children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1987

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIB

Motion, Andrew

Summary: "Washed ashore after escaping Treasure Island, young Jim Hawkins and his companion Natty find themselves stranded on the Gulf Coast of Texas. Their ship, the Nightingale, has been destroyed, and besides one other crew member, they are the only survivors. Before they can even grasp the full scope of their predicament, they realize they are not alone on the beach. When a band of Native Americans...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOT

Kincaid, Nanci.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

King, Cassandra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC KIN

Hinton, J. Lynne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HIN

George, Anne.

Summary: It all begins with a call to sisters, Mary Alice and Patricia Anne, from their good friend Mitzi Phizer, who's starting an investment club - king of a Beardstown Ladies group. Patricia Anne is willing to make a small, conservative investment in a thriving chain of HMOs; Mary Alice is hot to trot to put her money on Viagara. But before the club idea gets off the ground, the sisters spot Mitzi's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Twilight 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

Coates, Ta-Nehisi

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage. When his mother was sold away, Hiram was robbed of all memory of her--but was gifted with a mysterious power. Years later, when Hiram almost drowns in a river, that same power saves his life. This brush with death births an urgency in Hiram and a daring scheme: to escape from the only home he's ever known. So begins an unexpected journey that takes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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Mayhew, Anna Jean.

Summary: In 1954, 13-year-old Jubie, traveling with her family and her family's black maid Mary Luther--who has always been there for her, making up for her father's rages and her mother's neglect--encounters racial tension and tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MAY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mayhew 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P MAY

Cheuse, Alan.

Summary: When his father sends him to his uncle's South Carolina plantation, New York Jew Nathaniel Pereira has his first brush with the realities of slavery and becomes captivated by a beautiful slave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2011

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Johnson, T. Geronimo (Tyrone Geronimo)

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Summary: "From the PEN/Faulkner finalist and critically acclaimed author of Hold it 'Til it Hurts comes a dark and socially provocative southern-fried comedy about four liberal UC Berkeley students who stage a mock lynching during a Civil War reenactment--a fierce, funny, tragic work from a bold new writer"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Stroud, Carsten

Summary: "Somewhere in the American South, there is a town where something is very, very wrong. A place where malicious men may die, but malice...never. When Carsten Stroud's previous novel, Niceville, was published, Elmore Leonard wrote: "I hope Mr. Stroud, having had so much fun writing Niceville, listening to his people give him terrific dialogue, is writing a sequel or another one like it." We give...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STR

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: "From the shores of Africa to the bowels of a transatlantic ship to a voting booth in Mississippi to the jungles of Vietnam, all human connection is a matter of souls. In this stirring collection of short stories, Denise Lewis Patrick considers the souls of black men and women across centuries and continents. In each, she takes the measure of their dignity, describes their dreams, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Lab 2018

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Summary: Contains three novels on the topics of slavery, romance, and changes in the lifestyles in an old small town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 1982

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STO

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Summary: "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was revolutionary in 1852 for its passionate indictment of slavery and for its presentation of Tom, "a man of humanity," as the first black hero in American fiction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STO

Lee, Harper

Summary: Twenty years after the trial of Tom Robinson, Jean Louise Finch--Scout--returns home to Maycomb to visit her father. She struggles with personal and political issues as her small Alabama town adjusts to the turbulent events beginning to transform the United States in the mid-1950s.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Caedmon 2015

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Lee 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Lee