Summary: Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, Zuri wants nothing to do with their two teenage sons, even as her older sister, Janae, starts to fall for the charming Ainsley. She especially...
Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ZOB
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Summary: In this stunning debut novel, Pushcart nominated author Ibi Zoboi draws on her own experience as a young Haitian immigrant, infusing this lyrical exploration of America with magical realism and vodou culture.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018
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Summary: A collection of short stories explore what it is like to be young and black, centering on the experiences of black teenagers and emphasizing that one person's experiences, reality, and personal identity are different than someone else.
Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019
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Summary: A collection of short stories exploring the moment when a couple meets for the first time--from an African American girl in upstate New York who simultaneously finds a prom dress and a date to a transgender girl who confronts the student blocking her right to use the school restroom.
Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018