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  • Porch lies [downloadable audiobook] / tales of slicksters, tricksters, and other wily characters

    Porch lies / tales of slicksters, tricksters, and other wily characters2007

    by Pat McKissack

    Summary: A story anthology from award-winning author Patricia C. McKissack, who has been credited with changing the face of children's literature with her rich writing that celebrates the expressions of...  more »

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  • A thousand never evers [downloadable audiobook]

    A thousand never evers2008

    by Shana Burg

    Summary: A bold work of historical fiction about one African American girl who finds her voice in segregated Mississippi. In Kuckachoo, Mississippi, 1963, Addie Ann Pickett worships her brother Elias and...  more »

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  • Vive la Paris [downloadable audiobook]

    Vive la Paris2008

    by Esme Raji Codell

    (306)

    Summary: Paris has just come for piano lessons, not chopped-liver sandwiches or French lessons or free advice. But when old Mrs. Rosen gives her a little bit more than she can handle, it might be just what...  more »

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  • The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation. [downloadable audiobook] / Volume one. the pox party

    The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation. / Volume one. the pox party2007

    by M. T Anderson

    (14,622)

    Summary: Octavian Nothing is raised by a group of rational philosophers known only by numbers. He and his mother are the only people in their household assigned names. Young Octavian begins to question the...  more »

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  • Sahara special [downloadable audiobook]

    Sahara special2004

    by Esme Raji Codell

    (3,412)

    Summary: Struggling with school and her feelings since her father left, Sahara gets a fresh start with a new and unique teacher who supports her writing talents and the individuality of each of her classmates.

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  • Bucking the Sarge [downloadable audiobook]

    Bucking the Sarge2007

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (1,693)

    Summary: Luther T. Farrell has got to get out of Flint, Michigan. As his best friend, Sparky, says, "Flint's nothing but the Titanic." And as Luther's mother, aka the Sarge, says, "Take my advice and stay off...  more »

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  • Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and me, Elizabeth [downloadable audiobook]

    Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and me, Elizabeth2004

    by E. L Konigsburg

    (4,295)

    Summary: Two fifth-grade girls, one of whom is the first black child in a middle-income suburb, play at being apprentice witches.

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  • Mr. Chickee's messy mission [downloadable audiobook]

    Mr. Chickee's messy mission2007

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    Summary: The Flint Future Detectives are back in another hilarious adventure that's filled with more gizmos and gadgets. Steven and his best friend Russell are back! When Russell's dog, Rodney Rodent, jumps...  more »

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  • Make way for Dyamonde Daniel [downloadable audiobook]

    Make way for Dyamonde Daniel2010

    by Nikki Grimes

    Summary: Spunky third-grader Dyamonde Daniel misses her old neighborhood, but when she befriends a boy named Free, another new student at school, she finally starts to feel at home.

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  • With every drop of blood [downloadable audiobook] / a novel of the Civil War

    With every drop of blood / a novel of the Civil War2012

    by James Lincoln Collier

    Summary: A vivid portrayal of the Civil War. Johnny, 14, convinces his mother to let him join a wagon train carrying food to Confederate soldiers. He has been brought up to believe that all blacks are stupid;...  more »

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  • The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 [downloadable audiobook]

    The Watsons go to Birmingham--19632003

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (60,970)

    Summary: Enter the world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the "weird" Watsons of Flint, Michigan. When Mom and Dad decide to visit Grandma, the Watsons head off to Birmingham, Alabama, where they witness a tragic historic event.

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  • Bud, not Buddy [downloadable audiobook]

    Bud, not Buddy2002

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (99,710)

    Summary: It's 1936, in Flint, Michigan. Ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but he's on a mission. His momma never told him who his father was, but she left a clue: posters of Herman E....  more »

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  • Harbor me [eAudio]

    Harbor me2018

    by Jacqueline Woodson

    (8,876)

    Summary: When six students are chosen to participate in a weekly talk with no adults allowed, they discover that when they're together, it's safe to share the hopes and fears they have to hide from the rest of the world." -- Provided by publisher

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  • Roll of thunder, hear my cry [downloadable audiobook]

    Roll of thunder, hear my cry2005

    by Mildred D Taylor

    (114,625)

    Summary: The story of one African American family fighting to stay together and strong in the faceof brutal racist attacks, illness, poverty, and betrayal in the Deep South of the 1930s.

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  • The kid [downloadable audiobook] / a novel

    The kid / a novel2011

    by Sapphire

    (2,283)

    Summary: Nine year old Abdul is left alone to navigate in a world where love and hate sometimes hideously masquerade, forced to confront unspeakable violence, his history, and the dark corners of his own...  more »

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  • Push [downloadable audiobook] / a novel

    Push / a novel2009

    by Sapphire

    (48,454)

    Summary: An electrifying first novel that shocks by its language, its circumstances, and its brutal honesty, Push recounts a young black street-girl's horrendous and redemptive journey through a Harlem...  more »

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  • The last days of Ptolemy Grey [downloadable audiobook]

    The last days of Ptolemy Grey2010

    by Walter Mosley

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  • Dear Martin [eAudio]

    Dear Martin2017

    by Nic Stone

    (51,472)

    Summary: Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

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  • Bad men and wicked women [eAudio]

    Bad men and wicked women2018

    by Eric Jerome Dickey

    Summary: "As a low-level enforcer in Los Angeles, Ken Swift knows danger, but nowhere does he feel it more than in his tangled romances. Divorced from one woman, in love with another, and wrestling with a...  more »

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  • Swing [eAudio]

    Swing2018

    by Kwame Alexander

    (4,680)

    Summary: "When America is not so beautiful, or right, or just, it can be hard to know what to do. Best friends Walt and Noah decide to use their voices to grow more good in the world, but first they've got to...  more »

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  • On the come up [eAudio]

    On the come up2019

    by Angie Thomas

    (69,354)

    Summary: When sixteen-year-old Bri, an aspiring rapper, pours her anger and frustration into her first song, she finds herself at the center of a controversy.

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  • Lu [eAudio]

    Lu2018

    by Jason Reynolds

    (4,217)

    Summary: "Lu knows he can lead Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and the team to victory at the championships, but it might not be as easy as it seems. Suddenly, there are hurdles in Lu's way--literally and...  more »

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  • All the days past, all the days to come [eAudio]

    All the days past, all the days to come2020

    by Mildred D. Taylor

    Summary: "Cassie Logan, first met in Song of the Trees and Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, is a young woman now, searching for her place in the world, a journey that takes her from Toledo to California, to law...  more »

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  • God help the child [eAudio]

    God help the child2015

    by Toni Morrison

    (24,634)

    Summary: Spare and unsparing, this first novel by Toni Morrison to be set in our current moment, weaves a tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape, and misshape, the life of the adult. At the...  more »

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  • Home [eAudio]

    Home2012

    by Toni Morrison

    (19,377)

    Summary: The story of a Korean war veteran on a quest to save his younger sister.

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  • Baby brother's blues [downloadable audiobook] / a novel

    Baby brother's blues / a novel2006

    by Pearl Cleage

    (1,371)

    Summary: When Regina Burns married Blue Hamilton, she knew he was no ordinary man. Regina enjoyed a circle of engaging friends and her own work as communications consultant, but she especially relished the...  more »

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  • The kingdom on the waves [downloadable audiobook]

    The kingdom on the waves2008

    by M. T Anderson

    (3,869)

    Summary: Such is our task, and such lies before us all: Liberty or Death.       In the summer of 1775, fleeing from a death sentence, Octavian and his tutor, Dr. Trefusis,...  more »

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  • Yolonda's genius [downloadable audiobook]

    Yolonda's genius2007

    by Carol Fenner

    Summary: A warm portrayal of an African-American family in a story that moves with mounting intensity to a dramatic, believable, and a wholly satisfying conclusion. Yolanda is a great big girl and strong for...  more »

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  • Dave at night [downloadable audiobook]

    Dave at night2007

    by Gail Carson Levine

    (3,261)

    Summary: If nobody wants him, that's fine. He'll just take care of himself. When his father dies, Dave knows nothing will ever be the same. And then it happens. Dave lands in an orphanage -- the cold and...  more »

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  • The season of Styx Malone [eAudio]

    The season of Styx Malone2018

    by Kekla Magoon

    (2,299)

    Summary: Caleb Franklin and his big brother, Bobby Gene, spend an extraordinary summer with their new, older neighbor, Styx Malone, a foster boy from the city.

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  • Finding Langston [eAudio]

    Finding Langston2018

    by Lesa Cline-Ransome

    (2,475)

    Summary: Discovering a book of Langston Hughes' poetry in the library helps Langston cope with the loss of his mother, relocating from Alabama to Chicago as part of the Great Migration, and being bullied.

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  • Bayou magic [eAudio]

    Bayou magic2015

    by Jewell Parker Rhodes

    Summary: Visiting her grandmother in the Louisiana bayou, ten-year-old Maddy begins to realize that she may be the only sibling to carry on the gift of her family's magical legacy.

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  • The twelve tribes of Hattie [downloadable audiobook]

    The twelve tribes of Hattie2012

    by Ayana Mathis

    Summary: In 1923, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and settles in Philadelphia, hoping for a chance at a better life. Instead, she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment and...  more »

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  • Alex Cross's trial [downloadable audiobook]

    Alex Cross's trial2009

    by James Patterson

    (24,685)

    Summary: Detective Alex Cross tells the story of an ancestor, Abraham Cross, and his experiences with lawyer Ben Corbett, recounting one man's pursuit of justice in the face of the resurgence of Ku Klux Klan racism and violence in 1906 Eudora, Mississippi.

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