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  • Double play [downloadable audiobook]

    Double play2005

    by Robert B Parker

    (1,515)

    Summary: "This is a work of fiction about a real man. Most of what I've written I made up. I have, however, attempted to render Jackie Robinson accurately. As he was, or as I imagined him to be, in 1947, when...  more »

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  • The Aurora County All-Stars [downloadable audiobook]

    The Aurora County All-Stars2007

    by Deborah Wiles

    (1,289)

    Summary: A heartwarming novel that's ripe with memorable characters and delightful Southern details. House Jackson, age twelve, star pitcher and team captain of the Aurora County All-Stars, has a secret. For...  more »

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

    Roll of thunder, hear my cry2005

    by Mildred D Taylor

    (119,229)

    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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  • Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster boy [downloadable audiobook]

    Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster boy2005

    by Gary D Schmidt

    (9,653)

    Summary: Turner Buckminster can't find anything good to say about his first six hours in Phippsburg, Maine, where even baseball is a different game. He's about ready to light out for the Territories, where...  more »

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  • If a tree falls at lunch period [downloadable audiobook]

    If a tree falls at lunch period2007

    by Gennifer Choldenko

    (2,741)

    Summary: A fast-paced, provocative, funny story about two kids with an unlikely connection from Newbery Honor winner, Gennifer Choldenko. For Kirsten McKenna, the world is crumbling. Her parents are barely...  more »

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  • Dark water rising [downloadable audiobook]

    Dark water rising2007

    by Marian Hale

    Summary: Acclaimed author Marian Hale has crafted an unforgettable story set during the Galveston Storm of 1900. Seth's family has just moved to Galveston, Texas and he's not content with family chores and...  more »

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  • Whale talk [downloadable audiobook]

    Whale talk2008

    by Chris Crutcher

    (10,894)

    Summary: There's bad news and good news about the Cutter High School swim team. The bad news is that they don't have a pool. The good news is that only one of them can swim anyway. A group of misfits brought...  more »

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  • Alex Cross's trial [downloadable ebook]

    Alex Cross's trial2009

    by James Patterson

    (25,732)

    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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  • The best bad luck I ever had [downloadable ebook]

    The best bad luck I ever had2009

    by Kristin Levine

    (3,060)

    Summary: In Moundville, Alabama, in 1917, twelve-year-old Dit hopes the new postmaster will have a son his age, but instead he meets Emma, who is black, and their friendship challenges accepted ways of...  more »

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  • Feathers [downloadable ebook]

    Feathers2009

    by Jacqueline Woodson

    (7,032)

    Summary: When a new, white student nicknamed "The Jesus Boy" joins her sixth grade class in the winter of 1971, Frannie's growing friendship with him makes her start to see some things in a new light.

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  • The secret life of bees [downloadable ebook]

    The secret life of bees2003

    by Sue Monk Kidd

    (1,186,253)

    Summary: Now in paperback comes the intoxicating debut novel of "one motherless daughter's discover of ... the strange and wondrous places we find love" ("The Washington Post"). Sue Monk Kidd's ravishing work is set in South Carolina in 1964.

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  • The adventures of Tom Sawyer [downloadable ebook]

    The adventures of Tom Sawyer2009

    by Mark Twain

    (827,294)

    Summary: The adventures of Tom Sawyer is the story of a boy's adventures growing up in a small town on the banks of the Mississippi river in Missouri over a hundred years ago. The cheerful, adventurous hero...  more »

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  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [downloadable ebook]

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn2009

    by Mark Twain

    (1,202,305)

    Summary: Huckleberry Finn, an abused outcast, rafts with Jim, a runaway slave, down the Mississippi River, where they have a variety of experiences.

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  • Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle-Stop Cafe [downloadable ebook]

    Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle-Stop Cafe1997

    by Fannie Flagg

    (282,568)

    Summary: Mrs. Threadgoode's tale of two high-spirited women of the 1930s, Idgie and Ruth, helps Evelyn, a 1980s woman in a sad slump of middle age, to begin to rejuvenate her own life.

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  • Black girl/white girl [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Black girl/white girl / a novel2006

    by Joyce Carol Oates

    (3,411)

    Summary: Remembering Minette Swift, the talented, assertive, 19-year-old African-American girl enrolled as a scholarship student in an exclusive, mostly white liberal arts college near Philadelphia who died...  more »

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  • Zora and me [downloadable ebook]

    Zora and me2010

    by Victoria Bond

    (1,350)

    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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  • Response [downloadable ebook]

    Response2009

    by Paul Volponi

    (356)

    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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  • Riot [downloadable ebook]

    Riot2009

    by Walter Dean Myers

    (838)

    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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  • Ball don't lie [downloadable ebook]

    Ball don't lie2007

    by Matt de la Peña

    (1,505)

    Summary: Seventeen-year-old Sticky lives for basketball and plays at school and at the Lincoln Rec Center in Los Angeles but he is unaware of the many dangers--including his own past--that threaten his dream of playing professionally.

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  • The crack in space [downloadable ebook]

    The crack in space2005

    by Philip K Dick

    (2,835)

    Summary: A repairman discovers that a hole in a faulty Jifi-scuttler leads to a parallel world. Jim Briskin, campaigning to be the first black president of the United States, thinks alter-Earth is the...  more »

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

    We are all welcome here / a novel2007

    by Elizabeth Berg

    (10,507)

    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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  • A thousand never evers [downloadable ebook]

    A thousand never evers2008

    by Shana Burg

    (747)

    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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  • Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle-Stop Cafe [downloadable audiobook] / [a novel]

    Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle-Stop Cafe2010

    by Fannie Flagg

    (282,568)

    Summary: Folksy and fresh, endearing and affecting, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is the now-classic novel of two women in the 1980s; of gray-headed Mrs. Threadgoode telling her life story to Evelyn, who is in the sad slump of middle age...

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  • Sources of light [downloadable ebook]

    Sources of light2010

    by Margaret McMullan

    (248)

    Summary: Fourteen-year-old Samantha and her mother move to Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962 after her father is killed in Vietnam, and during the year they spend there Sam encounters both love and hate as she...  more »

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  • A summer of Kings [downloadable ebook]

    A summer of Kings2006

    by Han Nolan

    (491)

    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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  • The Angels of Morgan Hill [downloadable ebook]

    The Angels of Morgan Hill2006

    by Donna VanLiere

    (1,812)

    Summary: From the Publisher: From Donna VanLiere-the author of the beloved Christmas Hope series-comes a moving novel of faith, family, and destiny. Jane Gable thinks 1947 will be like every other year in...  more »

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  • If a tree falls at lunch period [downloadable ebook]

    If a tree falls at lunch period2007

    by Gennifer Choldenko

    (2,741)

    Summary: Kirsten and Walk, seventh-graders at an elite private school, alternate telling how race, wealth, weight, and other issues shape their relationships as they and other misfits stand up to a mean but...  more »

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  • Alex Cross's trial [downloadable audiobook]

    Alex Cross's trial2009

    by James Patterson

    (25,732)

    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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  • A thousand never evers [downloadable audiobook]

    A thousand never evers2008

    by Shana Burg

    (747)

    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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  • Down Sand Mountain [downloadable ebook]

    Down Sand Mountain2011

    by Steve Watkins

    (165)

    Summary: In a small Florida mining town in 1966, twelve-year-old Dewey faces one worst-day-ever after another, but comes to know that the issues he faces about bullies, girls, race, and identity are part of the adult world, as well.

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  • Hope Springs [downloadable ebook]

    Hope Springs2012

    by Kimberly Cash Tate

    (447)

    Summary: Hope Springs, North Carolina, is the epitome of small town life-a place filled with quiet streets where families have been friends for generations, a place where there's not a lot of change. Until...  more »

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  • The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 / a novel1995

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (64,396)

    Summary: Sometimes 10-year-old Kenny can't believe his own family. Sometimes they act so crazy he thinks they should be known as the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. Between trying to understand his parents'...  more »

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  • The adventures of Huckleberry Finn [downloadable ebook]

    The adventures of Huckleberry Finn1993

    by Mark Twain

    (1,202,304)

    Summary: A mischievous youth encounters a runaway slave and together they travel down the Mississippi in search of adventure, in the classic novel accompanied by essays by Van Wyck Brooks and Carl Van Doren.

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  • Lay that trumpet in our hands [downloadable ebook]

    Lay that trumpet in our hands2002

    by Susan Carol McCarthy

    (1,346)

    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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  • The forgiven [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The forgiven / a novel2012

    by Lawrence Osborne

    (1,991)

    Summary: A couple in a deteriorating relationship are involved in a fatal car accident on their way to an annual wild party at a friend's house deep in the Moroccan desert and must deal with the repercussions.

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  • Sweeping up glass [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Sweeping up glass / a novel2009

    by Carolyn D Wall

    (3,048)

    Summary: Olivia Harker Cross owns a strip of mountain in Pope County, Kentucky, a land where whites and blacks eke out a living in separate, tattered kingdoms and where silver-faced wolves howl in the night....  more »

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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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  • Whistling past the graveyard [downloadable audiobook] / a novel

    Whistling past the graveyard / a novel2013

    by Susan Crandall

    (31,623)

    Summary: In the summer of 1963, nine-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother's home. Mamie is the nearest thing to family Starla has. After being put on restriction yet again...  more »

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  • With every drop of blood [downloadable ebook]

    With every drop of blood1997

    by James Lincoln Collier

    Summary: While trying to transport food to Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War, fourteen-year-old Johnny is captured by a black Union soldier.

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  • The sweetest hallelujah [downloadable ebook]

    The sweetest hallelujah2013

    by Elaine Hussey

    (1,552)

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