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  • What's mine and yours : a novel

    What's mine and yours : a novel2021

    by Naima Coster

    (14,241)

    Summary: When a county initiative in the Piedmont of North Carolina forces the students at a mostly black public school on the east side to move across town to a nearly all-white high school on the west, the...  more »

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    Call #: F COSTER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The man who lived underground [eBook] : a novel

    The man who lived underground : a novel2021

    by Richard Wright

    (1,513)

    Summary: Fred Daniels, a Black man, is picked up by the police after a brutal double murder and tortured until he confesses to a crime he did not commit. After signing a confession, he escapes from custody and flees into the city's sewer system.

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  • The man who lived underground [eAudio] : a novel

    The man who lived underground : a novel2021

    by Richard Wright

    Summary: Fred Daniels, a Black man, is picked up by the police after a brutal double murder and tortured until he confesses to a crime he did not commit. After signing a confession, he escapes from custody and flees into the city's sewer system.

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  • Last night at the Telegraph Club

    Last night at the Telegraph Club2021

    by Malinda Lo

    (16,921)

    Summary: Seventeen-year-old Lily Hu can't remember exactly when the question took root, but the answer was in full bloom the moment she and Kathleen Miller walked under the flashing neon sign of a lesbian bar...  more »

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    Call #: YA F LO

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    The adventures of Huckleberry Finn2021

    by Mark Twain

    Summary: Recounts the adventures of a young boy from a town on the Mississippi River as he travels with a runaway slave in pursuit of freedom.

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    Call #: F TWAIN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Twenty

    Twenty2021

    by James Grippando

    Series: Jack Swyteck Novels - #17

    (2,233)

    Summary: A nightmarish shooting at their daughter's school finds Jack Swyteck and his law-enforcement officer wife, Andie, investigating a chief suspect's alleged ties to Al Qaeda amid growing anti-Muslim fervor.

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    Call #: F GRIPPANDO

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black Buck

    Black Buck2021

    by Mateo Askaripour

    (18,579)

    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 »

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    Call #: F ASKARIPOUR

    Location: Adult Displays - Near New Arrivals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The kindest lie : a novel

    The kindest lie : a novel2021

    by Nancy Johnson

    (15,117)

    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 »

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    Call #: F JOHNSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The man who lived underground : a novel

    The man who lived underground : a novel2021

    by Richard Wright

    (1,499)

    Summary: Fred Daniels, a Black man, is picked up by the police after a brutal double murder and tortured until he confesses to a crime he did not commit. After signing a confession, he escapes from custody and flees into the city's sewer system.

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    Call #: F WRIGHT

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Assembly

    Assembly2021

    by Natasha Brown

    (4,675)

    Summary: Come of age in the credit crunch. Be civil in a hostile environment. Go to college, get an education, start a career. Do all the right things. Buy an apartment. Buy art. Buy a sort of happiness. But...  more »

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    Call #: F BROWN

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • When ghosts come home : a novel

    When ghosts come home : a novel2021

    by Wiley Cash

    (2,838)

    Summary: When the roar of a low-flying plane awakens him in the middle of the night, Sheriff Winston Barnes knows something strange is happening at the nearby airfield on the coast of North Carolina. But...  more »

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    Call #: F CASH

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Race cars : a children's book about white privilege

    Race cars : a children's book about white privilege2021

    by Jenny Devenny , illustrator

    (165)

    Summary: This is a children's book about white privilege created to help facilitate tough conversations with kids about race, privilege and oppression. It tells the story of two best friends, a white car and...  more »

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    Call #: J P NEIGHBOR DEVENNY

    Location: New Junior Picture Books - Neighbors

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Unspeakable : the Tulsa Race Massacre

    Unspeakable : the Tulsa Race Massacre2021

    by Carole Boston Weatherford

    (2,005)

    Summary: On May 31 and June 1, 1921, an armed mob looted homes and businesses as Black families fled. The police did nothing to protect Greenwood, and as many as three hundred African Americans were killed,...  more »

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    Call #: J P HISTORY WEATHERFORD

    Location: New Junior Picture Books - History

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  • The holdout : a novel

    The holdout : a novel2020

    by Graham Moore

    (25,805)

    Summary: "It's the most sensational case of the decade. Fifteen-year-old Jessica Silver, heiress to a billion-dollar real estate fortune, vanishes on her way home from school. Her teacher Bobby Nock, a...  more »

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    Call #: F MOORE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Class act

    Class act2020

    by Jerry Craft , artist

    (6,830)

    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 »

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    Call #: J GN CRA

    Location: Junior Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The only black girls in town

    The only black girls in town2020

    by Brandy Colbert

    (2,496)

    Summary: Beach-loving surfer Alberta has been the only black girl in town for years. Alberta's best friend, Laramie, is the closest thing she has to a sister, but there are some things even Laramie can't...  more »

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    Call #: J F COLBERT

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The only black girls in town [eBook]

    The only black girls in town2020

    by Brandy Colbert

    Summary: Beach-loving surfer Alberta has been the only black girl in town for years. Alberta's best friend, Laramie, is the closest thing she has to a sister, but there are some things even Laramie can't...  more »

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  • Leave the world behind [eBook] : a novel

    Leave the world behind : a novel2020

    by Rumaan Alam

    (88,941)

    Summary: Amanda and Clay head to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their teenage son and daughter, and a taste of the good...  more »

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

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

    by P. Djèlí Clark

    (15,824)

    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 »

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    Call #: F CLARK

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Leave the world behind [eAudio] : a novel

    Leave the world behind : a novel2020

    by Rumaan Alam

    (90,703)

    Summary: Amanda and Clay head to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their teenage son and daughter, and a taste of the good...  more »

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  • Leave the world behind : a novel

    Leave the world behind : a novel2020

    by Rumaan Alam

    (85,949)

    Summary: Amanda and Clay head to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their teenage son and daughter, and a taste of the good...  more »

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    Call #: F ALAM

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 3 of 3 details

  • The Black kids

    The Black kids2020

    by Christina Hammonds Reed

    (7,638)

    Summary: Los Angeles, 1992. Ashley Bennett and her friends are living the charmed life. It's the end of senior year and they're spending more time at the beach than in the classroom. They can already feel the...  more »

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    Call #: YA F HAMMONDS REED

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Conjure women : a novel

    Conjure women : a novel2020

    by Afia Atakora

    (12,714)

    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 »

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    Call #: F ATAKORA

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • This is my America
    Staff Pick

    This is my America2020

    by Kim Johnson

    (5,919)

    Summary: Every week Tracy Beaumont writes letters to Innocence X asking the organization to help her father, an innocent Black man on death row. After seven years, Tracy is running out of time: her dad has...  more »

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    Call #: YA F JOHNSON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Golden poppies

    Golden poppies2020

    by Laila Ibrahim

    (10,442)

    Summary: It's 1894. Jordan Wallace and Sadie Wagner appear to have little in common. Jordan, a middle-aged black teacher, lives in segregated Chicago. Two thousand miles away, Sadie, the white wife of an...  more »

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    Call #: F IBRAHIM

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All the days past, all the days to come

    All the days past, all the days to come2020

    by Mildred D. Taylor

    Series: Logan Family (Mildred D. Taylor)

    (968)

    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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    Call #: YA F TAYLOR

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

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

    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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  • 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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  • Such a fun age [CD book] : a novel

    Such a fun age : a novel2020

    by Kiley Reid

    (357,730)

    Summary: Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living, with her confidence-driven brand, showing other women how to do the same. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK F REID

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Night bird calling

    Night bird calling2020

    by Cathy Gohlke

    (595)

    Summary: When Lilliana Swope's beloved mother dies, Lilliana gathers her last ounce of courage and flees her abusive husband for the home of her only living relative in the foothills of No Creek, North...  more »

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    Call #: F GOHLKE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The unsung hero of Birdsong, USA

    The unsung hero of Birdsong, USA2020

    by Brenda Woods

    (1,409)

    Summary: For Gabriel Haberlin, life seems pretty close to perfect in the small southern town of Birdsong, USA. But on his twelfth birthday, his point of view begins to change. It all starts when he comes...  more »

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    Call #: J F WOODS

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Traitor

    Traitor2020

    by Amanda McCrina

    (591)

    Summary: In 1944, the Polish city of Lwow has been liberated from Germany but is caught among the insurgent armies of several countries and its resistance fighter; in this city, loyalty comes second to...  more »

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    Call #: YA F MCCRINA

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Valentine : a novel

    Valentine : a novel2020

    by Elizabeth Wetmore

    (33,907)

    Summary: A debut novel that explores the lingering effects of a brutal crime on the women of one small Texas oil town in the 1970s. It's February 1976, and Odessa, Texas, stands on the cusp of the next great...  more »

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    Call #: F WETMORE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The vanishing half
    Staff Pick

    The vanishing half2020

    by Brit Bennett

    (487,189)

    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 »

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    Call #: F BENNETT

    Locations: New Adult Fiction, Adult Displays - Front, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 3 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 »

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    Call #: PLAYAWAY F BENNETT

    Location: Adult Playaways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Crossfire

    Crossfire2019

    by Malorie Blackman

    Series: Noughts & Crosses - #5

    (2,531)

    Summary: Years have passed since the love between Sephy -- a Cross -- and Callum -- a Nought -- destroyed their world and changed their families and society forever. Society appears to be very different now....  more »

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    Call #: YA F BLACKMAN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Such a fun age [large print] : a novel

    Such a fun age : a novel2019

    by Kiley Reid

    (358,958)

    Summary: Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living, with her confidence-driven brand, showing other women how to do the same. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira...  more »

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    Call #: LP F REID

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Such a fun age : a novel

    Such a fun age : a novel2019

    by Kiley Reid

    (362,048)

    Summary: Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living, with her confidence-driven brand, showing other women how to do the same. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira...  more »

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    Call #: F REID

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • No Ivy League

    No Ivy League2019

    by Hazel Newlevant , artist

    (1,093)

    Summary: "When 17-year-old Hazel Newlevant takes a summer job clearing ivy from the forest in her home town of Portland, Oregon, her only expectation is to earn a little money. Homeschooled, affluent, and...  more »

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    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL NEW

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Gone too long : a novel

    Gone too long : a novel2019

    by Lori Roy

    (1,251)

    Summary: "Two-time Edgar Award-winning author Lori Roy entangles readers in a heart-pounding tale of two women battling for survival against a century's worth of hate. On the day a black truck rattles past...  more »

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    Call #: F ROY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details