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  • The awakening of Malcolm X : a novel

    The awakening of Malcolm X : a novel2021

    by Ilyasah Shabazz

    (281)

    Summary: While in Charlestown Prison in the 1940s, young Malcolm Little reads all the books in the library, joins the debate team and the Nation of Islam, and emerges as Malcolm X.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F SHABAZZ

    Location: New YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The prophets : a novel

    The prophets : a novel2021

    by Robert Jones Jr

    (4,836)

    Summary: Isaiah was Samuel's and Samuel was Isaiah's. In the barn they tended to the animals, but also to each other, transforming the hollowed-out shed into a place of human refuge, a source of intimacy and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F JONES

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Yellow wife : a novel

    Yellow wife : a novel2021

    by Sadeqa Johnson

    (3,525)

    Summary: Born on a plantation in Charles City, Virginia, Pheby Brown was promised her freedom on her eighteenth birthday. Instead she finds herself thrust into the bowels of slavery at the infamous Devil's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F JOHNSON

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Wild rain

    Wild rain2021

    by Beverly Jenkins

    Series: Women Who Dare - #2

    (456)

    Summary: Banished by her grandfather at the age of eighteen, Spring Lee has survived scandal to claim her own little slice of Paradise, Wyoming. She's proud of working her ranch alone and unwilling to share...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: PB JEN

    Location: New Adult Paperbacks

    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

  • Concrete rose

    Concrete rose2021

    by Angie Thomas

    (12,954)

    Summary: Maverick feels strongly about family ties, making choices he feels necessary to help support his mom while his King father serves time, and leaves him literally holding his son in a doctor's waiting...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F THOMAS

    Location: New YA Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The kindest lie : a novel

    The kindest lie : a novel2021

    by Nancy Johnson

    (3,224)

    Summary: It's 2008, and the rise of Barack Obama ushers in a new kind of hope. In Chicago, Ruth Tuttle, an Ivy-League educated black engineer, is married to a kind and successful man. He's eager to start a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F JOHNSON

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Time for Kenny

    Time for Kenny2021

    by J. Brian Pinkney , illustrator

    (105)

    Summary: During his busy day, Kenny gets dressed, fights his fear of the vacuum cleaner, gets a soccer lesson from his sister, and prepares for bed, with his loving family always near.

    BOOK

    Call #: E PINKNEY

    Location: New Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • Grace and Box

    Grace and Box2021

    by Kim Howard

    (29)

    Summary: After Box delivers a refrigerator, Grace and Box become friends, camping together, going to space, and exploring the depths of the sea, among other adventures. After a few days of playing together,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: E HOWARD

    Location: New Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • My life as an ice cream sandwich

    My life as an ice cream sandwich2020

    by Ibi Aanu Zoboi

    (1,252)

    Summary: In the summer of 1984, twelve-year-old Ebony-Grace of Huntsville, Alabama, visits her father in Harlem, where her fascination with outer space and science fiction interfere with her finding acceptance.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F ZOBOI

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Evelyn Del Rey is moving away

    Evelyn Del Rey is moving away2020

    by Meg Medina

    (847)

    Summary: Evelyn Del Rey is Daniela's best friend. They do everything together and even live in twin apartments across the street from each other: Daniela with her mami and hamster, and Evelyn with her mami,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: E MEDINA

    Location: New Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • 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

  • My hair is magic!

    My hair is magic!2020

    by M. L. Marroquin

    (150)

    Summary: A little girl proclaims the wonders of her natural hair.

    BOOK

    Call #: E MARROQUIN

    Location: New Picture Books

    copies in: 0 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

  • Hitting a straight lick with a crooked stick : stories from the Harlem Renaissance

    Hitting a straight lick with a crooked stick : stories from the Harlem Renaissance2020

    by Zora Neale Hurston

    (2,225)

    Summary: In 1925, Zora Neale Hurston was living in New York as a fledgling writer. This collection of stories, found in archives after her death, reveal African American folk culture in Harlem in the 1920s....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HURSTON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Real life

    Real life2020

    by Brandon Taylor

    (14,549)

    Summary: A novel of rare emotional power that excavates the social intricacies of a late-summer weekend -- and a lifetime of buried pain. Almost everything about Wallace, an introverted African-American...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F TAYLOR

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I can build it!

    I can build it!2020

    by Kelly Greenawalt

    (51)

    Summary: In rhyming text Princess Truly, super girl, uses her magic curls to build things, including a bike for her brother, who has outgrown his old one, and a super snack machine.

    BOOK

    Call #: J READER BLUE GREENAWALT

    Location: Junior Readers Blue

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black is a rainbow color

    Black is a rainbow color2020

    by Angela Joy

    (944)

    Summary: A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on. Includes historical and cultural notes, song list, and two poems.

    BOOK

    Call #: E JOY

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The old truck

    The old truck2020

    by Jarrett Pumphrey

    (937)

    Summary: "On a small family farm, an old truck falls into disrepair and lies nearly forgotten, except by the family's daughter. The truck has been part of her daydreams as she grows up and develops strength...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: E PUMPHREY

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • I love being me!

    I love being me!2020

    by Mechal Renee Roe , illustrator

    (23)

    Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text reveal all of the things girls love about themselves, from their nose, toes, and skin to their ability to spin, run, and cook.

    BOOK

    Call #: J READER GREEN ROE

    Location: New Junior Readers Green

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • All aboard!

    All aboard!2020

    by Kelly Starling Lyons

    Series: Ty's Travels (Easy Readers)

    (102)

    Summary: Ty wishes his family would play with him, but everyone is too busy before dinner-time. Luckily, Ty knows just what to do. Time for fun. Celebrate the power of imagination!

    BOOK

    Call #: J READER GREEN LYONS

    Location: Junior Readers Green

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Zip, zoom!

    Zip, zoom!2020

    by Kelly Starling Lyons

    Series: Ty's Travels (Easy Readers)

    (115)

    Summary: Ty cannot wait to ride his new scooter, but when he has a hard time learning and wants to quit, a new friend encourages him to give it another try.

    BOOK

    Call #: J READER GREEN LYONS

    Location: New Junior Readers Green

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Class act

    Class act2020

    by Jerry Craft , artist

    (3,838)

    Summary: Eighth grader Drew Ellis recognizes that he isn't afforded the same opportunities, no matter how hard he works, that his privileged classmates at the Riverdale Academy Day School take for granted,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN CRA

    Location: New Junior Graphic Novels

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Journey to you

    Journey to you2020

    by Natasha Bouchard

    (16)

    Summary: Go on a journey from the streets of New York City to the cosmic realms of the universe to explore some of life's most important questions.

    BOOK

    Call #: J READER BLUE SOUL

    Location: New Junior Readers Blue

    copies in: 0 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

  • My rainbow

    My rainbow2020

    by Trinity Neal

    (258)

    Summary: A dedicated mom puts love into action as she creates the perfect rainbow-colored wig for her transgender daughter. Based on the real-life experience of mother-daughter advocate duo Trinity and DeShanna Neal.

    BOOK

    Call #: E NEAL

    Location: New Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Vanderbeekers lost and found

    The Vanderbeekers lost and found2020

    by Karina Yan Glaser , illustrator

    Series: Vanderbeekers - #4

    (915)

    Summary: As they look forward to the New York City Marathon in which their friend Mr. B. will run, the Vanderbeeker children learn that one of their good friends is homeless.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F GLASER

    Location: New Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black brother, Black brother

    Black brother, Black brother2020

    by Jewell Parker Rhodes

    (2,757)

    Summary: Suspended unjustly from elite Middlefield Prep, Donte Ellison studies fencing with a former champion, hoping to put the racist fencing team captain in his place.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F RHODES

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ways to make sunshine

    Ways to make sunshine2020

    by Renee Watson

    Series: Ryan Hart Novels

    (1,585)

    Summary: The Hart family of Portland, Oregon, faces many setbacks after Ryan's father loses his job, but no matter what, Ryan tries to bring sunshine to her loved ones.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F WATSON

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Journey to freedom, 1838

    Journey to freedom, 18382020

    by Sherri Winston

    Series: Great Escapes - #2

    (18)

    Summary: In this retelling of an episode from "Uncle Tom's Cabin," the slave Eliza Harris resolves to escape with her two-year-old son across the frozen Ohio River to prevent her master from selling the boy....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F GREAT

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ansley's big bake off

    Ansley's big bake off2020

    by Kaitlyn Pitts

    (15)

    Summary: After their mother's death, the four Daniels sisters make a fresh start in a new home and middle-schooler Ansley prays for guidance on which dream to pursue -- gymnastics or baking.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F FAITHGIRLZ

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Cool cuts

    Cool cuts2020

    by Mechal Renee Roe , illustrator

    (310)

    Summary: An illustrated, joyful celebration of African-American boys' hairstyles.

    BOOK

    Call #: E ROE

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel

    Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel2020

    by James Patterson

    (1,730)

    Summary: A biographical novel tells the story of Cassius Clay, the determined boy who would one day become Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest boxers of all time.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F PATTERSON

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • King and the dragonflies

    King and the dragonflies2020

    by Kacen Callender

    (3,600)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old Kingston James is sure his brother Khalid has turned into a dragonfly. When Khalid unexpectedly passed away, he shed what was his first skin for another to live down by the bayou in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CALLENDER

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ring shout, or, Hunting Ku Kluxes in the end times

    Ring shout, or, Hunting Ku Kluxes in the end times2020

    by P. Djèlí Clark

    (6,382)

    Summary: In this dark fantasy historical novella that gives a supernatural twist to the Ku Klux Klan's reign of terror, The Birth of a Nation cast a spell across America, swelling the Klan's ranks and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CLARK

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Punching the air

    Punching the air2020

    by Ibi Aanu Zoboi

    (8,238)

    Summary: This is a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, he's seen as disruptive and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ZOBOI

    Location: New YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Luster

    Luster2020

    by Raven Leilani

    (30,074)

    Summary: Edie is stumbling her way through her twenties -- sharing a subpar apartment in Bushwick, clocking in and out of her admin job, making a series of inappropriate sexual choices. She is also haltingly,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F LEILANI

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The awkward black man : stories

    The awkward black man : stories2020

    by Walter Mosley

    (514)

    Summary: Collects seventeen of Mosley's most accomplished short stories to display the full range of his remarkable talent. Mosley presents distinct characters as they struggle to move through the world in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MOSLEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • King and the dragonflies [eBook]

    King and the dragonflies2020

    by Kacen Callender

    Summary: Twelve-year-old Kingston James is sure his brother Khalid has turned into a dragonfly. When Khalid unexpectedly passed away, he shed what was his first skin for another to live down by the bayou in...  more »

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  • 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