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    Amiri & Odette

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    Amiri & Odette : a love story

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

    Presents a modern, urban retelling in verse of the ballet in which brave Amiri falls in love with beautiful Odette and fights evil Big Red for her on the streets of the Swan Lake Projects.

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    Armstrong & Charlie

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    Armstrong & Charlie

    Frank, Steven, 1963-

    "During the pilot year of a Los Angeles school system integration program, two sixth grade boys, one black, one white, become best friends as they learn to cope with everything from first crushes and playground politics to the loss of loved ones and racial prejudice in the 1970s"--Provided by publisher.

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    Ashes

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    Ashes

    Anderson, Laurie Halse, author.

    "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 determined to find Isabel's little sister Ruth, who is enslaved in a Southern state"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Bird

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    Bird

    Johnson, Angela, 1961-

    Devastated by the loss of a second father, thirteen-year-old Bird follows her stepfather from Cleveland to Alabama in hopes of convincing him to come home, and along the way helps two boys cope with their difficulties.

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    The blossoming universe of Violet Diamond

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    The blossoming universe of Violet Diamond

    Woods, Brenda (Brenda A.)

    "A biracial girl finally gets the chance to meet the African American side of her family"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Bucking the Sarge

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    Bucking the Sarge

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    Deeply involved in his cold and manipulative mother's shady business dealings in Flint, Michigan, fourteen-year-old Luther keeps a sense of humor while running the Happy Neighbor Group Home For Men, all the while dreaming of going to college and becoming a philosopher.

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    Bud, not Buddy

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    Bud, not Buddy

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.

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    Camo girl

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    Camo girl

    Magoon, Kekla.

    Ella, a biracial girl with a patchy and uneven skin tone, and her friend Z, a boy who is very different, have been on the bottom of the social order at Caldera Junior High School in Las Vegas, but when the only other African-American student enters their sixth grade class, Ella longs to be friends with him and join the popular group, but does not want to leave Z all alone.

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    Chains

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    Chains : seeds of America

    Anderson, Laurie Halse.

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

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    Come Juneteenth

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    Come Juneteenth

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    Fourteen-year-old Luli and her family face tragedy after failing to tell their slaves that President Lincoln's Emanicipation Proclamation made them free.

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    The crossover

    The crossover

    Alexander, Kwame.

    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.

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    The crossover

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    The crossover

    Alexander, Kwame.

    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.

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    Dave at night

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    Dave at night

    Levine, Gail Carson.

    When Dave's father dies, he is sent to the Hebrew Home for Boys where he is cold and hungry, until he sneaks out one night and meets a benevolent Jewish con man and a woman who is an important figure in the Harlem Renaissance.

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    Day of tears

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    Day of tears : a novel in dialogue

    Lester, Julius.

    Emma has taken care of the Butler children since Sarah and Frances's mother, Fanny, left. Emma wants to raise the girls to have good hearts, as a rift over slavery has ripped the Butler household apart. Now, to pay off debts, Pierce Butler wants to cash in his slave "assets", possibly including Emma.

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    Emako Blue

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    Emako Blue

    Woods, Brenda (Brenda A.)

    Monterey, Savannah, Jamal, and Eddie have never had much to do with each other until Emako Blue shows up at chorus practice, but just as the lives of the five Los Angeles high school students become intertwined, tragedy tears them apart.

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    Excellent Ed

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    Excellent Ed

    McAnulty, Stacy, author.

    Everyone in the Ellis family is excellent, except Ed the dog, who is determined to find something at which he, too, can excel.

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    Flying free

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    Flying free

    Wyeth, Sharon Dennis.

    In 1858, nine-year-old Corey Birdsong and his family, fugitive slaves from Kentucky, build a new life in Amherstburg, Canada, while still hoping to help those they left behind.

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    Forge

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    Forge

    Anderson, Laurie Halse.

    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.

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    Francie

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    Francie

    English, Karen.

    When the sixteen-year-old boy whom she tutors in reading is accused of attempting to murder a white man, Francie gets herself in serious trouble for her efforts at friendship.

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    Freedom over me

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    Freedom over me : eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life

    Bryan, Ashley, author, illustrator.

    "Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away"-- Provided by publisher.

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