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

    Dynasties / the Elliotts : books 1-62006

    (71)

    EBOOK

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  • A phoenix first must burn : sixteen stories of black girl magic, resistance, and hope

    A phoenix first must burn : sixteen stories of black girl magic, resistance, and hope2020

    (1,686)

    Summary: Black girls, including gender non-conforming individuals, star in this collection of sixteen stories of fantasy, science fiction, and magic.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F PHOENIX

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black lightning. Season 3.

    Black lightning. Season 3.2020

    Summary: Jefferson Pierce, respected educator and father of two, is also Black Lightning, super-powered protector of Freeland. And he doesn't fight alone. He is joined by his super-powered daughters, Anissa,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV BLACK S3

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Great short stories by African-American writers

    Great short stories by African-American writers2015

    (34)

    Summary: Offering diverse perspectives on the black experience, this anthology of short fiction spotlights works by influential African-American authors. Nearly thirty outstanding stories include tales by W....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Norton anthology of African American literature

    The Norton anthology of African American literature2014

    (1,151)

    BOOK

    Call #: 810.8 NOR

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The crossover

    The crossover2014

    by Kwame Alexander

    Series: Crossover (Kwame Alexander)

    (44,066)

    Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALEXANDER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The crossover

    The crossover2019

    by Kwame Alexander

    (1,513)

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL ALE

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Rebound

    Rebound2018

    by Kwame Alexander

    Series: Crossover (Kwame Alexander) - #0.5

    (10,107)

    Summary: In the summer of 1988, twelve-year-old Chuck Bell is sent to stay with his grandparents, where he discovers jazz and basketball and learns more about his family's past.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALEXANDER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Swing [eBook]

    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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  • Swing

    Swing2018

    by Kwame Alexander

    (4,715)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALEXANDER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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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  • Swing [CD book]

    Swing2018

    by Kwame Alexander

    (4,715)

    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 »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F ALEXANDER

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Justin

    Justin2016

    by L. J. Alonge

    Series: Blacktop Books - #1

    (114)

    Summary: As a nerdy Oakland teenager tries to figure out his life, he and his best friend put together a basketball team to play the invincible crew from Ghosttown.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALONGE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Forge

    Forge2010

    by Laurie Halse Anderson

    Series: Seeds Of America Series

    (13,937)

    Summary: Separated from his friend Isabel after their daring escape from slavery, fifteen-year-old Curzon serves as a free man in the Continental Army at Valley Forge until he and Isabel are thrown together again, as slaves once more.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ANDERSON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Chains : seeds of America

    Chains : seeds of America2008

    by Laurie Halse Anderson

    Series: Seeds Of America Series

    (48,650)

    Summary: After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ANDERSON

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ashes [CD book]

    Ashes2016

    by Laurie Halse Anderson (read by Siiri Scott)

    Series: Seeds Of America Series - #3

    (5,011)

    Summary: As the Revolutionary War rages on, Isabel and Curzon have narrowly escaped Valley Forge, but their relief is short-lived. Before long they are reported as runaways, and the awful Bellingham is...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F ANDERSON

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ashes

    Ashes2016

    by Laurie Halse Anderson

    Series: Seeds Of America Trilogy - #3

    (4,969)

    Summary: "As the Revolutionary War rages on, Isabel and Curzon are reported as runaways, and the awful Bellingham is determined to track them down. With purpose and faith, Isabel and Curzon march on, fiercely...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ANDERSON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation

    The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation2006

    by M. T Anderson

    Series: Astonishing Life Of Octavian Nothing, Traitor To The Nation

    (3,869)

    Summary: Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ANDERSON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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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  • 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 »

    E-AUDIOBOOK

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  • The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing [CD book] : [traitor to the nation]

    The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing2007

    by M. T. Anderson (read by Peter Francis James )

    Series: Astonishing Life Of Octavian Nothing, Traitor To The Nation

    (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 »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F ANDERSON

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Home of the brave

    Home of the brave2007

    by Katherine Applegate

    Series: Everworld Series

    (9,958)

    Summary: Kek, an African refugee, is confronted by many strange things at the Minneapolis home of his aunt and cousin, as well as in his fifth grade classroom, and longs for his missing mother, but finds comfort in the company of a cow and her owner.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F APPLEGATE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Butterfly. Book 2

    Butterfly. Book 22020

    by Ashley Antoinette

    Series: Butterfly Novels - #2

    (915)

    Summary: After thinking that her lover, Messiah Williams, is dead, Morgan Atkins falls in love with his best friend, but she needs to make important decisions about her life when she discovers that Messiah is very much alive.

    BOOK

    Call #: F ANTOINETTE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Butterfly. Book 3

    Butterfly. Book 32020

    by Ashley Antoinette

    Series: Butterfly Novels - #3

    (675)

    Summary: The hardest thing Morgan Atkins has ever done is let go of love. After losing Messiah, she never thought she'd find someone who understood her again. Until she reunited with Ahmeek Harris and their...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ANTOINETTE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Black Buck

    Black Buck2021

    by Mateo Askaripour

    (5,340)

    Summary: Darren lives in a Bed-Stuy brownstone with his mother, content working at Starbucks in the lobby of a Midtown office building, hanging out with his girlfriend, Soraya, and eating his mother's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ASKARIPOUR

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Moon over Star

    Moon over Star2008

    by Dianna Hutts Aston

    (686)

    Summary: On her family's farm in the town of Star, eight-year-old Mae eagerly follows the progress of the 1969 Apollo 11 flight and moon landing and dreams that she might one day be an astronaut, too.

    BOOK

    Call #: E ASTON

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Conjure women : a novel

    Conjure women : a novel2020

    by Afia Atakora

    (7,951)

    Summary: A sweeping story that brings the world of the South before and after the Civil War vividly to life. Spanning eras and generations, it tells of the lives of three unforgettable women: Miss May Belle,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ATAKORA

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Go tell it on the mountain

    Go tell it on the mountain2013

    by James Baldwin

    (54,437)

    Summary: The story of John, a fourteen-year-old boy whose stepfather is a Pentecostal minister in Harlem in 1935, as he struggles to discover his own identity.

    BOOK

    Call #: F BALDWIN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Isaiah Dunn is my hero

    Isaiah Dunn is my hero2020

    by Kelly J. Baptist

    (417)

    Summary: Isaiah is now the big man of the house. But it's a lot harder than his dad made it look. His little sister, Charlie, asks too many questions, and Mama's gone totally silent. Good thing Isaiah can...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F BAPTIST

    Location: New Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Crown : an ode to the fresh cut

    Crown : an ode to the fresh cut2017

    by Derrick D. Barnes

    (3,758)

    Summary: The barbershop is where the magic happens. Boys go in as lumps of clay and, with princely robes draped around their shoulders, a dab of cool shaving cream on their foreheads, and a slow, steady cut,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: E BARNES

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The vanishing half

    The vanishing half2020

    by Brit Bennett

    (245,384)

    Summary: The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BENNETT

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 6 details

  • The vanishing half [Playaway] : a novel

    The vanishing half : a novel2020

    by Brit Bennett

    Summary: The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F BENNETT

    Location: Adult Playways

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • We are all welcome here : a novel

    We are all welcome here : a novel2006

    by Elizabeth Berg

    (10,207)

    BOOK

    Call #: F BERG

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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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  • Big Papa and the time machine

    Big Papa and the time machine2020

    by Daniel Bernstrom

    (260)

    Summary: Discover the true meaning of being brave in this tender and whimsical picture book that follows a grandfather and grandson who travel through time in a beloved 1952 Ford.

    BOOK

    Call #: E BERNSTROM

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Most valuable players

    Most valuable players2019

    by Phil Bildner

    Series: Rip And Red - #4

    (49)

    Summary: With their fifth grade graduation only weeks away, Rip, Red, and the rest of their classmates must decide if boycotting a test is worth forfeiting their graduation gala and the opportunity to play with Hoops Machine, a Harlem Globetrotters-like team.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F BILDNER

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lucky beans

    Lucky beans2010

    by Becky Birtha

    (193)

    Summary: During the Great Depression, Marshall, an African American boy, uses lessons learned in arithmetic class and guidance from his mother to figure out how many beans are in a jar in order to win her a new sewing machine in a contest.

    BOOK

    Call #: E BIRTHA

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Iggie's house

    Iggie's house2014

    by Judy Blume

    (4,199)

    Summary: When an African American family with three children moves into her white neighborhood, eleven-year-old Winnie learns the difference between being a good neighbor and being a good friend.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F BLUME

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Crossing Ebenezer Creek

    Crossing Ebenezer Creek2017

    by Tonya Bolden

    Series: Crossing Ebenezer Creek

    (536)

    Summary: When Mariah and her young brother Zeke are suddenly freed from slavery, they set out on Sherman's long march through Georgia during the Civil War. Mariah wants to believe that the brutalities of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F BOLDEN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ruby [CD book]

    Ruby2014

    by Cynthia Bond

    (13,308)

    Summary: Ephram Jenkins has never forgotten the beautiful girl with the long braids running through the piney woods of Liberty, their small East Texas town. Young Ruby, "the kind of pretty it hurt to look...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F BOND

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details