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Subject=Race relations--Juvenile fiction.

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    Alligator bayou

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    Alligator bayou

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Fourteen-year-old Calogero Scalise and his Sicilian uncles and cousin live in small-town Louisiana in 1898, when Jim Crow laws rule and anti-immigration sentiment is strong, so despite his attempts to be polite and to follow American customs, disaster dogs his family at every turn.

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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 Aurora County All-Stars

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    The Aurora County All-Stars

    Wiles, Deborah.

    For most boys in a small Mississippi town, the biggest concern one hot summer is whether their annual July 4th baseball game will be cancelled due to their county's anniversary pageant, but after the death of the old man to whom twelve-year-old star pitcher House Jackson has been secretly reading for a year, House uncovers secrets about the man and the history of baseball in Aurora County that could fix everything.

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    Brotherhood

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    Brotherhood

    Westrick, Anne.

    "The year is 1867, and the South has lost the Civil War. Those on the lowest rungs, like Shad's family, fear that the freed slaves will take the few jobs available. In this climate of despair and fear, a group has formed. Today we know it as the KKK"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Chief Sunrise, John McGraw, and me

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    Chief Sunrise, John McGraw, and me

    Tocher, Timothy.

    In 1919, fifteen-year-old Hank escapes an abusive father and goes looking for a chance to become a baseball player, accompanied by a man who calls himself Chief Sunrise and claims to be a full-blooded Seminole.

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    Lunch-box dream

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    Lunch-box dream

    Abbott, Tony.

    Told from multiple points of view, a white family on a 1959 road trip between Ohio and Florida, visiting Civil War battlefields along the way, crosses paths with a black family near Atlanta, where one of their children has gone missing.

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    Muckers

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    Muckers

    Wallace, Sandra Neil.

    "Felix O'Sullivan, standing in the shadow of his dead brother, an angry, distant father, and racial tension, must lead the last-ever Muckers high school football team to the state championship before a mine closing shuts down his entire town"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Seeing Red

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    Seeing Red

    Erskine, Kathryn.

    When twelve-year-old Frederick "Red" Porter's father dies in 1972, his mother wants to sell their automobile repair shop and move her two sons back to Ohio, but Red is desperate to stop the sale even if it means unearthing some dark family secrets in a Virginia rife with racial tensions.

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    Skating with the Statue of Liberty

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    Skating with the Statue of Liberty

    Meyer, Susan, 1960-

    After having escaped with his family from Nazi-occupied France, Gustave finds a home in New York City, still worried about Marcel, his good friend who he left behind, and surprised to find bigotry in America, too.

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    Sugar

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    Sugar

    Rhodes, Jewell Parker.

    In 1870, Reconstruction brings big changes to the Louisiana sugar plantation where spunky ten-year-old Sugar has always lived, including her friendship with Billy, the son of her former master, and the arrival of workmen from China.

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    Sylvia & Aki

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    Sylvia & Aki

    Conkling, Winifred.

    At the start of World War II, Japanese-American third-grader Aki and her family are sent to an internment camp in Poston, Arizona, while Mexican-American third-grader Sylvia's family leases their Orange County, California, farm and begins a fight to stop school segregation.

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    Trouble the water

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    Trouble the water

    Dowell, Frances O'Roark, author.

    In the segregated south of Kentucky in 1953, twelve-year-olds Callie, who is black, and Wendell, who is white, are brought together by an old dog that is clearly seeking something or someone, but they not only face prejudice, they find trouble at a haunted cabin in the woods.

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    With the might of angels

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    With the might of angels : the diary of Dawnie Rae Johnson

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    In 1955 Hadley, Virginia, twelve-year-old Dawnie Rae Johnson, a tomboy who excels at baseball and at her studies, becomes the first African American student to attend the all-white Prettyman Coburn school, turning her world upside down. Includes historical notes about the period.

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    Yankee girl

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    Yankee girl

    Rodman, Mary Ann.

    When her FBI-agent father is transferred to Jackson, Missippi, in 1964, eleven-year-old Alice wants to be popular but also wants to reach out to the one black girl in her class in a newly-integrated school.

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    Yard war

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    Yard war

    Kitchings, Taylor.

    Twelve-year-old Trip Westbrook lives in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1964 and discovers the underlying racism in his family and neighborhood when he invites his maid's son Dee to play football in the yard.

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