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Williams-Garcia, Rita

Summary: After seeing a girl raped and becoming obsessed with her, sixteen-year-old Thulani finds motivation to move beyond his interest in his birds and his grief over his mother's death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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

Williams-Garcia, Rita

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Summary: "A chapter book biography of Florence Griffith Joyner, part of the She Persisted series"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GRI

Williams-Garcia, Rita

Summary: There's Trina, a pretty, self-involved artist who's sure she's bringing beauty and color to the lives of everyone around her, regardless of what they really think. There's Leticia, who skates by on minimal effort; she's more interested in her cell phone, her nails, and gossip than school. And there's Dominique, an angry basketball player who's been benched for low grades. When Trina unknowingly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books 2021

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

Williams-Garcia, Rita

Summary: In 1860 Louisiana, eighty-year-old Madame Sylvie decides to sit for a portrait, as horrific stories that span generations from the big house and the fields are revealed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books 2021

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Williams-Garcia, Rita.

Summary: In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WIL

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

Williams-Garcia, Rita.

Summary: In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad 2012

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WIL

Williams-Garcia, Rita

Summary: Feeling most alive when he's playing the blues with his grandfather, Clayton is devastated when his grandfather dies and his mother forbids him from playing music, losses that compel him to run away and join bluesmen on the road.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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

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Summary: A collection of short stories by diverse authors that explores acts of bravery by heroes trying to make the world a better place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2019

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Summary: Inspired by She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up, and rose up against the odds. This collection includes the first eight biographies in the series.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 920 SHE

Summary: Presents an anthology of spooky and scary tales for children that features such supernatural elements as mysteriously appearing tattoos and ghostly encounters in dark hallways.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SCI

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