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  • Sweet whispers, Brother Rush [downloadable ebook]

    Sweet whispers, Brother Rush2011

    by Virginia Hamilton

    (834)

    Summary: Fourteen-year-old Tree, resentful of her working mother who leaves her in charge of a retarded brother, encounters the ghost of her dead uncle and comes to a deeper understanding of her family's problems.

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  • Rucker Park setup [downloadable ebook]

    Rucker Park setup2008

    by Paul Volponi

    (628)

    Summary: While playing in a crucial basketball game on the very court where his best friend was murdered, Mackey tries to come to terms with his own part in that murder and decide whether to maintain his...  more »

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  • Clover [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Clover / a novel1990

    by Dori Sanders

    (1,082)

    Summary: After her father dies within hours of being married to a white woman, a ten-year-old black girl learns with her new mother to overcome grief and to adjust to a new place in their rural black South Carolina community.

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  • Game [downloadable ebook]

    Game2009

    by Walter Dean Myers

    (795)

    Summary: If Harlem high school senior Drew Lawson is going to realize his dream of playing college, then professional, basketball, he will have to improve at being coached and being a team player, especially...  more »

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  • Night heat [downloadable ebook]

    Night heat2006

    by Brenda Jackson

    (1,088)

    Summary: Sebastian Steele was the kind of man women dreamed about. He was drop-dead gorgeous, wickedly charming and fabulously wealthy. So why wouldn't Jocelyn Mason accept his offer to help her struggling...  more »

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  • Response [downloadable ebook]

    Response2009

    by Paul Volponi

    (354)

    Summary: When an African American high school student is beaten with a baseball bat in a white neighborhood, three boys are charged with a hate crime.

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  • Darnell Rock reporting [downloadable ebook]

    Darnell Rock reporting2008

    by Walter Dean Myers

    (129)

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old Darnell's twin sister and the other members of the Corner Crew have doubts about his work on the school newspaper, but the article he writes about a homeless man changes his attitude about school.

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  • 47 [downloadable ebook]

    472005

    by Walter Mosley

    (1,794)

    Summary: Number 47, a fourteen-year-old slave boy growing up under the watchful eye of a brutal master in 1832, meets the mysterious Tall John, who introduces him to a magical science and also teaches him the meaning of freedom.

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  • The planet of Junior Brown [downloadable ebook]

    The planet of Junior Brown2011

    by Virginia Hamilton

    (797)

    Summary: Already a leader in New York's underground world of homeless children, Buddy Clark takes on the responsibility of protecting the overweight, emotionally disturbed friend with whom he has been playing hooky from eighth grade all semester.

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  • Nikki and Deja [downloadable ebook] / election madness

    Nikki and Deja / election madness2011

    by Karen English

    (57)

    Summary: When Carver Elementary holds school-wide elections for the first time, third-grader Deja puts all her efforts into running for school president, ignoring her best friend Nikki's problems.

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  • Rikers High [downloadable ebook]

    Rikers High2010

    by Paul Volponi

    (853)

    Summary: Arrested on a minor offense, a New York City teenager attends high school in the jail facility on Rikers Island, as he waits for his case to go to court.

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  • A good night for ghosts [downloadable ebook]

    A good night for ghosts2009

    by Mary Pope Osborne

    (3,304)

    Summary: Jack and Annie must travel back in time to New Orleans in 1915 to help a teenaged Louis Armstrong fulfill his destiny and become the "King of Jazz."

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  • Faraway home [downloadable ebook]

    Faraway home2000

    by Jane Kurtz

    Summary: Desta's father, who needs to return briefly to his Ethiopian homeland, describes what it was like for him to grow up there.

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  • Most loved in all the world [downloadable ebook]

    Most loved in all the world2009

    by Tonya Hegamin

    (141)

    Summary: Even though Mama is an agent on the Underground Railroad, in order to help others she must remain a slave, but she teaches her daughter the value of freedom through a gift of love and sacrifice.

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  • Zora and me [downloadable ebook]

    Zora and me2010

    by Victoria Bond

    (1,290)

    Summary: A fictionalized account of Zora Neale Hurston's childhood with her best friend Carrie, in Eatonville, Florida, as they learn about life, death, and the differences between truth, lies, and...  more »

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  • Satch & me [downloadable ebook]

    Satch & me2008

    by Dan Gutman

    (1,326)

    Summary: With his ability to travel through time using vintage baseball cards, Joe takes Flip with him to find out whether Satchel Paige really was the fastest pitcher ever.

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  • Hush harbor [downloadable ebook] / praying in secret

    Hush harbor / praying in secret2008

    by Freddi Williams Evans

    Summary: While Simmy watches for danger from high in a tree, other slaves gather in a hidden spot in the woods to sing and pray together in their own way, risking their lives in pursuit of religious freedom....  more »

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  • After Tupac & D Foster [downloadable ebook]

    After Tupac & D Foster2008

    by Jacqueline Woodson

    (3,924)

    Summary: In the New York City borough of Queens in 1996, three girls bond over their shared love of Tupac Shakur's music, as together they try to make sense of the unpredictable world in which they live.

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  • Bucking the Sarge [downloadable ebook]

    Bucking the Sarge2009

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (1,693)

    Summary: Deeply involved in his cold and manipulative mother's shady business dealings in Flint, Michigan, fourteen-year-old Luther keeps a sense of humor while running the Happy Neighbor Group Home For Men,...  more »

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  • A summer of Kings [downloadable ebook]

    A summer of Kings2006

    by Han Nolan

    Summary: Over the course of the summer of 1963, fourteen-year-old Esther Young discovers the passion within her when eighteen-year-old King-Roy Johnson, accused of murdering a white man in Alabama, comes to live with her family.

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  • M.C. Higgins, the great [downloadable ebook]

    M.C. Higgins, the great2011

    by Virginia Hamilton

    (4,026)

    Summary: As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, fifteen-year-old M.C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love.

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  • The house of Dies Drear [downloadable ebook]

    The house of Dies Drear2011

    by Virginia Hamilton

    (3,114)

    Summary: A black family of five moves into an enormous house once used as a hiding place for runaway slaves. Mysterious sounds and events as well as the discovery of secret passageways make the family believe they are in grave danger.

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  • Cast two shadows [downloadable ebook] / the American Revolution in the South

    Cast two shadows / the American Revolution in the South2004

    by Ann Rinaldi

    (1,298)

    Summary: In South Carolina in 1780, fourteen-year-old Caroline sees the Revolutionary War take a terrible toll among her family and friends and, along with a startling revelation about her own background, comes to understand the true nature of war.

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  • Bud, not Buddy [downloadable ebook]

    Bud, not Buddy1999

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

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  • The other half of my heart [downloadable ebook]

    The other half of my heart2010

    by Sundee Tucker Frazier

    (1,223)

    Summary: Twin daughters of interracial parents, eleven-year-olds Keira and Minna have very different skin tones and personalities, but it is not until their African American grandmother enters them in the...  more »

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  • Dream country [eBook]

    Dream country2018

    by Shannon Gibney

    Summary: "Dream Country is the story of five generations of young people from one African American family chasing an elusive dream across centuries and continents. Gibney conjures an ambitious, sinuous novel...  more »

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  • Harbor me [eBook]

    Harbor me2018

    by Jacqueline Woodson

    (8,866)

    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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  • Riot [downloadable ebook]

    Riot2009

    by Walter Dean Myers

    (815)

    Summary: In 1863, fifteen-year-old Claire, the daughter of an Irish mother and a black father, faces ugly truths and great danger when Irish immigrants, enraged by the Civil War and a federal draft, lash out...  more »

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  • We are all welcome here [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    We are all welcome here / a novel2007

    by Elizabeth Berg

    (10,207)

    Summary: Three women are each struggling against overwhelming odds for her own kind of freedom. It is the summer of 1964. In Tupelo, Mississippi, the town of Elvis's birth, tensions are mounting over...  more »

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  • Song of Solomon [eBook]

    Song of Solomon2007

    by Toni Morrison

    (89,304)

    Summary: Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly. Toni Morrison follows...  more »

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  • The dear one [downloadable ebook]

    The dear one2010

    by Jacqueline Woodson

    (446)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old Feni has to adjust when the pregnant young daughter of an old friend of her mother comes to stay with them.

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  • A thousand never evers [downloadable ebook]

    A thousand never evers2008

    by Shana Burg

    Summary: As the civil rights movement in the South gains momentum in 1963--and violence against African Americans intensifies--the black residents, including seventh-grader Addie Ann Pickett, in the small...  more »

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  • Sensual confessions [downloadable ebook]

    Sensual confessions2010

    by Brenda Jackson

    (966)

    Summary: Blade Madaris has watched the men in his family surrender their single status one by one, and he has no plans to join them. But the gorgeous attorney he meets at his cousin's wedding would make a...  more »

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  • Spontaneous [downloadable ebook]

    Spontaneous2010

    by Brenda Jackson

    (1,730)

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  • Irresistible forces [downloadable ebook]

    Irresistible forces2008

    by Brenda Jackson

    (8,907)

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  • Dynasties [downloadable ebook] / the Elliotts : books 1-6

    Dynasties / the Elliotts : books 1-62006

    (71)

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  • The letter writer [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The letter writer / a novel2010

    by Ann Rinaldi

    (660)

    Summary: A young girl who serves as letter writer for her blind stepmother is haunted by her unwitting role in Nat Turner's Rebellion, one of the bloodiest slave uprisings in the history of America.

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  • Come Juneteenth [downloadable ebook]

    Come Juneteenth2011

    by Ann Rinaldi

    (662)

    Summary: Fourteen-year-old Luli and her family face tragedy after failing to tell their slaves that President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation made them free.

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  • Two sides to every story [downloadable ebook]

    Two sides to every story2007

    by Dyanne Davis

    (78)

    Summary: Raphael Remeris is a Chicago policeman with a dark secret of childhood abuse which led him to his vocation to protect the innocent. Angela Reed is a free lance writer from a nearby Chicago Suburb....  more »

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  • Lay that trumpet in our hands [downloadable ebook]

    Lay that trumpet in our hands2002

    by Susan Carol McCarthy

    (1,321)

    Summary: "In the orange-blossom scented spring of 1951, Florida Klansmen abducted and killed nineteen-year-old black citrus picker Marvin Cully, igniting a drama that would forever change Reesa McMahon, the...  more »

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