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Reynolds, Jason

Summary: As Will, fifteen, sets out to avenge his brother Shawn's fatal shooting, seven ghosts who knew Shawn board the elevator and reveal truths Will needs to know.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC REY

Rivera, Lilliam

Summary: "Sixteen year old Nalah leads the fiercest all-girl crew in Mega City, but when she sets her sights on giving this life up for a prestigious home in Mega Towers, she must decide if she's willing to do the unspeakable to get what she wants"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Juwayriyah, Umm.

Summary: Iman Johnson, an Muslim American left home a decade ago as a teenager to follow a street hustler who promised her the world. When that world became too much to endure, she returned to her mother's doorstep in Pittsburgh seeking refuge. Will her Muslim family and community welcome her back, or has too much time and too many secrets built up between them? Iman must find the strength to face her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: As Sabr Publications 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JUW

K., Kim.

Summary: Get Money By Any Means Necessary. The Waverly Girls Group Home is supposed to be a place where troubled teens come for reform. But Jazzy, Cha Cha, and Maya have different plans. Though the three girls hail from three different cities, they've had amazingly similar hard knock lives, and the thread that holds them together is their love of money. Soon, these sheisty chicks are backsliding into a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melodrama Publishing 2011

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K'wan

Summary: #1 Essence best selling author K'wan returns with the explosive fourth installment in the Animal saga. Animal, the gentle and kind-hearted family man, is still infamous for turning at any moment into a cold-blooded killer. Animal is the product of ruthless abuse and the unforgiving streets; he is the product of the world he (and everyone else) lives in. Is there anything that could push...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

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Hilton, Erica.

Summary: SNITCHES GET RICHES. After losing her man, to a gold-digger, Mia tastes victory when her rival is locked up for murder. She feels Jasmine is getting what she deserved for crossing her. Now, playing the upper hand, she knows Nico will soon realize how much he needs her. Jasmine is a pro at going up against all odds. So when the Feds snatch her up and offer her a deal she can't refuse, she's wise...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melodrama Publishing 2012

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Burgess, Matt

Summary: Dreading the prison release of his violent older brother, who blames him for his imprisonment and for stealing his pregnant girlfriend, young drug dealer Alfredo struggles with cultural clashes in Queens while planning to steal a pit bull for a homecoming dogfight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUR

Dybek, Stuart

Summary: From the prizewinning writer Stuart Dybek comes a major new work of fiction: a novel-in-stories, eleven masterful tales told by a single voice of remarkable narrative power. In I Sailed with Magellan, Dybek finds characters of irrepressible vitality in the stark neighborhoods of Chicago's South Side, where his hero, the restless Perry Katzek, transforms his daily experiences into lush,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DYB

Jackson, Mitchell S.

Summary: Mitchell S. Jackson grew up black in a neglected neighborhood in Americás whitest city, Portland, Oregon. In the ́90s, those streets and beyond had fallen under the shadow of crack cocaine and its familiar mayhem. In his commanding autobiographical novel, Mitchell writes what it was to come of age in that time and place, with a break-out voice that́s nothing less than extraordinary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Polansky, Daniel.

Summary: In the forgotten back alleys and flophouses that lie in the shadows of Rigus, the finest city of the Thirteen Lands, is Low Town. It is an ugly place, and its champion is an ugly man. Disgraced intelligence agent. Forgotten war hero. Independent drug dealer. After a fall from grace five years ago, a man known as the Warden leads a life of crime, addicted to cheap violence and expensive drugs....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POL

Cronn-Mills, Kirstin

Summary: "Frankie Neumann's an introvert, and he's always been the outsider in his family of performers, but all that's about to change once he finds an outlet for his artistic talents"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Langdon, Lorie

Summary: "Olivia Brownlow is no damsel in distress. Born in a workhouse and raised as a boy among thieving London street gangs, she is as tough and cunning as they come. When she is taken in by her uncle after a caper gone wrong, her life goes from fighting and stealing on the streets to lavish dinners and soirees as a debutante in high society. But she can't seem to escape her past ... or forget the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Langdon 2018

Ice-T

Summary: Twenty years ago, Marcus "Crush" Casey was the leader of the Vicetown Kings, the most powerful crime syndicate in New York City. Then he was betrayed by his second-in-command and sent to prison. Now he's back on the streets and he needs to take back everything he lost-- find the friend who betrayed him and killed his only son; keep the cops at bay; and resist the one woman he knows he can't have.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ICE

Verde, Susan

Summary: Armed with pencils, paints, dreams, and Grandma Addy's memories of how beautiful the neighborhood once was, Angel and others paint the big wall that had been cold, empty, and cheerless.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE VER

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS