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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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    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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    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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    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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    The Final Four

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    The Final Four

    Volponi, Paul.

    Four players at the Final Four of the NCAA basketball tournament struggle with the pressures of tournament play and the expectations of society at large.

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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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    Gabriel's journey

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    Gabriel's journey

    Hart, Alison, 1950-

    Thirteen-year-old Gabriel, a former slave, leaves behind his life as a professional jockey and joins his father in the Fifth U.S. Colored Cavalry at Camp Nelson, Kentucky.

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    Gabriel's triumph

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    Gabriel's triumph

    Hart, Alison, 1950-

    A thirteen-year-old newly-freed slave faces the challenges of freedom and horse racing as he pursues his dream of becoming a famous jockey in Civil War Kentucky and New York.

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    Game

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    Game

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    If Harlem high school senior Drew Lawson is going to realize his dream of playing college, then professional, basketball, he will have to improve at being coached and being a team player, especially after a new--white--student threatens to take the scouts' attention away from him.

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    Ghetto cowboy

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    Ghetto cowboy : a novel

    Neri, Greg.

    Twelve-year-old Cole's behavior causes his mother to drive him from Detroit to Philadelphia to live with a father he has never known, who soon has Cole involved with a group of African-American "cowboys" who rescue horses and use them to steer youths away from drugs and gangs.

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    How Lamar's bad prank won a Bubba-sized trophy

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    How Lamar's bad prank won a Bubba-sized trophy

    Allen, Crystal.

    When thirteen-year-old, bowling-obsessed Lamar Washington finds out that his idol is coming to town, he finds himself involved in some unsavory activities as he tries to change his image to impress people.

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    Jefferson's sons

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    Jefferson's sons : a founding father's secret children

    Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker.

    A fictionalized look at the last twenty years of Thomas Jefferson's life at Monticello through the eyes of three of his slaves, two of whom were his sons by his slave, Sally Hemings.

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    Last stop on Market Street

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    Last stop on Market Street

    de la Pena, Matt.

    A young boy, CJ, rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.

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    The legend of Bass Reeves

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    The lost songs

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    The lost songs

    Cooney, Caroline B.

    In small-town Carolina, sixteen-year-old Lutie Painter treasures the "Laundry List" of songs written by her ancestor and does not want to share them, but ultimately they help her learn more about her absent mother and connect with fellow students Kelvin, Doria, and especially Train, a former friend who seems intent on following his older brother to jail.

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