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  • The sacrifice : a novel

    The sacrifice : a novel2015

    by Joyce Carol Oates

    (1,776)

    Summary: When a fourteen-year-old girl is the alleged victim of a terrible act of racial violence, the incident shocks and galvanizes her community, exacerbating the racial tension that has been simmering in this New Jersey town for decades.

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    Call #: F OATES

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Go set a watchman [large print]

    Go set a watchman2015

    by Harper Lee

    Series: To Kill A Mockingbird

    (235,591)

    Summary: Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch -- "Scout"--Returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and...  more »

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    Call #: LP F LEE

    Location: Large Print Fiction

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

    If a tree falls at lunch period2007

    by Gennifer Choldenko

    (2,701)

    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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  • Ball don't lie [downloadable ebook]

    Ball don't lie2007

    by Matt de la Peña

    (1,453)

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

    If a tree falls at lunch period2007

    by Gennifer Choldenko

    (2,701)

    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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  • Zora and me [downloadable ebook]

    Zora and me2010

    by Victoria Bond

    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

    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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  • Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster boy [downloadable audiobook]

    Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster boy2005

    by Gary D Schmidt

    (9,285)

    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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  • Sources of light [downloadable ebook]

    Sources of light2010

    by Margaret McMullan

    (244)

    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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  • The Aurora County All-Stars [downloadable audiobook]

    The Aurora County All-Stars2007

    by Deborah Wiles

    (1,268)

    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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  • 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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  • A thousand never evers [downloadable audiobook]

    A thousand never evers2008

    by Shana Burg

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

    The best bad luck I ever had2009

    by Kristin Levine

    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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  • 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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  • Naughts and Crosses

    Naughts and Crosses2005

    by Malorie Blackman

    Series: Naughts And Crosses Series - #1

    (51,878)

    Summary: In a world where the pale-skinned Naughts are discriminated against by the politically and socially powerful dark-skinned Crosses, teenagers Callum--a Naught--and Sephy--a Cross--test whether their...  more »

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    Call #: YA F BLACKMAN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Paperboy

    Paperboy2014

    by Vince Vawter

    (9,641)

    Summary: When an eleven-year-old boy takes over a friend's newspaper route in July, 1959, in Memphis, his debilitating stutter makes for a memorable month.

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    Call #: YA F VAWTER

    Location: YA Fiction

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  • Such a fun age : a novel

    Such a fun age : a novel2019

    by Kiley Reid

    (201,044)

    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

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

    Such a fun age : a novel2019

    by Kiley Reid

    (193,698)

    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: 2 of 2 details

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

    Such a fun age : a novel2020

    by Kiley Reid

    (218,197)

    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

  • People kill people

    People kill people2018

    by Ellen Hopkins

    (3,732)

    Summary: A gun is sold in the classifieds after killing a spouse. It is bought by a teenager for needed protection. Several people have the incentive to pick up a gun, to fire it. Was it Rand or Cami, married...  more »

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    Call #: YA F HOPKINS

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The hate u give [CD book]

    The hate u give2017

    by Angie Thomas

    (519,639)

    Summary: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when...  more »

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    Call #: YA CD BOOK F THOMAS

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The hate u give
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    The hate u give2017

    by Angie Thomas

    (523,445)

    Summary: After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.

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    Call #: BK CLUB YA F THOMAS

    Locations: Book Club Sets, YA Fiction

    copies in: 14 of 17 details

  • The hate u give [eBook]

    The hate u give2017

    by Angie Thomas

    (537,636)

    Summary: After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.

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  • The crack in space [downloadable ebook]

    The crack in space2005

    by Philip K Dick

    (2,660)

    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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  • Traitor

    Traitor2020

    by Amanda McCrina

    (342)

    Summary: In 1944, the Polish city of Lwów 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

  • Foreigners

    Foreigners2007

    by Caryl Phillips

    (105)

    BOOK

    Call #: F PHILLIPS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

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

    Roll of thunder, hear my cry2005

    by Mildred D Taylor

    (113,826)

    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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  • Dear Martin

    Dear Martin2017

    by Nic Stone

    (48,138)

    Summary: Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

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    Call #: YA F STONE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Dreamland burning [CD book]

    Dreamland burning2018

    by Jennifer Latham (read by Luke Slattery )

    (7,598)

    Summary: Through intricately interwoven alternating perspectives, this novel brings the Tulsa race riot of 1921 to life and raises important questions about the complex state of US race relations, both yesterday and today.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F LATHAM

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

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  • Knife edge

    Knife edge2007

    by Malorie Blackman

    Series: Noughts & Crosses - #2

    (18,133)

    Summary: Following Callum's death, the people who loved him relate how their lives have been changed, especially in reference to his girlfriend, Sephy, and their mixed-race child.

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    Call #: YA F BLACKMAN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Fast break

    Fast break2015

    by Mike Lupica

    (1,170)

    Summary: Since his mother's death, Jayson, twelve, has focused on basketball and surviving but he is found out and placed with an affluent foster family of a different race, and must learn to accept many...  more »

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    Call #: YA F LUPICA

    Location: YA Fiction

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  • If a tree falls at lunch period

    If a tree falls at lunch period2007

    by Gennifer Choldenko

    (2,701)

    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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    Call #: YA F CHOLDENKO

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  • Dreamland burning

    Dreamland burning2017

    by Jennifer Latham

    (7,482)

    Summary: "When Rowan finds a skeleton on her family's property, investigating the brutal, century-old murder leads to painful discoveries about the past. Alternating chapters tell the story of William,...  more »

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    Call #: YA F LATHAM

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Crossfire

    Crossfire2019

    by Malorie Blackman

    Series: Noughts & Crosses - #5

    (1,690)

    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

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  • Bluebird, bluebird : a novel

    Bluebird, bluebird : a novel2017

    by Attica Locke

    Series: Highway 59 Series - #1

    (14,864)

    Summary: When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules--a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well. Deeply ambivalent about growing up black in the lone star...  more »

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    Call #: F LOCKE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bluebird, bluebird [eBook] : a novel

    Bluebird, bluebird : a novel2017

    by Attica Locke

    Summary: When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules--a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well. Deeply ambivalent about growing up black in the lone star...  more »

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  • Missing Isaac

    Missing Isaac2017

    by Valerie Fraser Luesse

    (899)

    Summary: "There was another South in the 1960s, one far removed from the marches and bombings and turmoil in the streets that were broadcast on the evening news. It was a place of inner turmoil, where...  more »

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    Call #: F LUESSE

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Valentine : a novel

    Valentine : a novel2020

    by Elizabeth Wetmore

    (25,851)

    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

    The vanishing half2020

    by Brit Bennett

    (205,004)

    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

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 6 details