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1783449292
Author: Alexander, Kwame
Year: 2020
Media class: Paperback
Classification: J811.6
ISBN: 9781783449293
Note: Originally performed for ESPN's 'The Undefeated', this poem is a love letter to black life in the United States. It highlights the unspeakable trauma of slavery, the faith and fire of the civil rights movement, and the grit, passion, and perseverance of some of the world's greatest heroes.
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1406398462
Author: Love, Jessica
Year: 2021
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781406398465
Note: Julian and his nana are attending a wedding. Better yet, Julian is in the wedding along with his cousin Marisol. When wedding duties are fulfilled and with a new dog friend in tow, the pair takes off to roam the venue, exploring everywhere from underneath tables to enchanting willow trees to muddy puddles?
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0241345847
Author: Bryon, Nathan
Author: Adeola, Dapo
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
ISBN: 9780241345849
Note: When you dream big, anything can happen. Meet Rocket, stargazer extraordinaire! She's on a mission to show everyone a spectacular sight...
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1780080689
Author: Shireen, Nadia
Author: Shireen, Nadia
Year: 2018
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
ISBN: 9781780080680
Note: Billy and Fatcat hear a terrible rumble in the woods - it's a Terrible Beast making a Terrible Soup - out of all of Billy and Fatcat's friends! But luckily Billy is brave and strong, and has something up her sleeve (or in her hair)
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1913311023
Author: Stone, Nic
Year: 2020
Media class: Paperback
Classification: STO
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781913311025
Note: Set against the backdrop of the segregation history of the American South, take a road trip through America past and present with New York Times bestselling Nic Stone and an eleven-year-old boy who is about to discover that things aren't always what they seem - his G'ma included.
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0241346835
Author: Harrison, Vashti
Year: 2018
Media class: Hardback
Classification: J305.4
ISBN: 9780241346839
Note: Featuring 40 trailblazing black women in the world's history, this book educates and inspires as it relates true stories of women who broke boundaries and exceeded all expectations.
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178607477X
Author: Diaz, Junot
Year: 2018
Media class: Hardback
Classification: POR
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781786074775
Note: Every kid in Lola's school was from somewhere else. Hers was a school of faraway places. So when Lola's teacher asks the students to draw a picture of where their families immigrated from, all the kids are excited. Except Lola. She can't remember The Island - she left when she was just a baby.
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0241354560
Author: Zephaniah, Benjamin
Year: 1996
Media class: Paperback
Classification: J821.91ZEPHANIAH,BENJAMIN
ISBN: 9780241354568
Note: Benjamin Zephaniah's trademark themes are saving the environment and working for world peace, as well as fighting against racism, but his real genius is his ability to write rap poetry that is accessible to children - this collection reflects that ability. Originally published: London: Viking, 1996
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1783444657
Author: Alexander, Kwame
Year: 2016
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE
ISBN: 9781783444656
Note: Like lightning/you strike/fast and free/legs zoom/down field/eyes fixed/on the checkered ball/on the goal/ten yards to go/can't nobody stop you/can't nobody cop you... Twelve-year-old Nick is a football-mad boy who absolutely hates books.
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0241394333
Author: Nyong'O, Lupita
Year: 2021
Media class: Paperback
Classification: POR
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780241394335
Note: Sulwe's skin is the colour of midnight. She's darker than everyone in her family, and everyone at school. All she wants is to be beautiful and bright, like her mother and sister. Then a magical journey through the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything. In this stunning debut picture book, Lupita Nyong'o creates a whimsical and heart-warming story that will inspire children to see their own unique beauty.
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0241346894
Author: Parsons, Karyn
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: STO
ISBN: 9780241346891
Note: Its 1944, and in a small Southern town in the USA, eleven year old Ella spends her days running wild with her cousins and friends. But life isn't always as sunny. The deep racial tension that devides their town never goes away, and Ella misses her mama, a beautiful jazz singer, who lives in Boston.
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1406386421
Author: Love, Jessica
Year: 2018
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781406386424
Note: While riding the subway home with his Nana one day, Julian notices three women spectacularly dressed up. Their hair billows in brilliant hues, their dresses end in fishtails, and their joy fills the train carriage. When Julian gets home, daydreaming of the magic he's seen, all he can think about is dressing up just like the ladies..
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184853017X
Author: Stanley, Malaika Rose
Year: 2010
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
ISBN: 9781848530171
Note: Baby Ruby won't stop crying. Dad gives her a bath, Mum gives her a feed, Nana takes her for a drive and Grandad walks her round the garden. But baby Ruby keeps on bawling. Then her brother Theo has an idea. But will it work?
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1781125619
Author: Blackman, Malorie
Year: 2016
Media class: Paperback
Classification: STO
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781781125618
Note: Michela knows the law - everyone must wear a peace maker device at all times, and it must never be tampered with. Non-agression is her society's founding principle, and the peace maker means by which is it enforced. But Michela is desperate to experience the full range of human emotions in her own fantasy world of books and games, and the peace making.
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1911373625
Author: Al Serkal, Maryam
Author: Luciani, Rebeca
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
ISBN: 9781911373629
Note: Mira doesn't like her hair, it curls at the front, it curls at the back and it curls everywhere. She want straight and smooth hair, just like her mama's. But then something unpredictable happens and Mira will never look at her mama's hair the same way again.
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1781128243
Author: Blackman, Malorie
Author: Robertson, Matt
Year: 1991
Media class: Paperback
Classification: STO
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781781128244
Note: Ellie is the rudest, most spoilt child her grandma has ever met. So Grandma decides to teach her a lesson and switches Ellie's body with Jolly the cat's. As she starts to make friends with the other animals in the house, the mice and the spiders, Ellie starts to learn how to be a good friend. Originally published: as Elaine, you're a brat! London:
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1999642511
Author: Jackson, Sharna
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: STO
ISBN: 9781999642518
Note: The detective duo everyone is dying to meet! Summer in London is hot, the hottest on record, and there's been a murder in THE TRI: the high-rise home to resident know-it-alls, Nik and Norva. Who better to solve the case? Armed with curiosity, home-turf knowledge and unlimited time - until the end of the summer holidays anyway. The first whodunnit in a new mystery series by Sharna Jackson.
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0571346871
Author: Lee, Hannah
Author: Fatimaharan, Allen
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
ISBN: 9780571346875
Note: My birthday's coming up so soon, I'll need new clothes to wear. But most of all, I need to know, how shall I style my hair? Will it be dreads or a twist out? Braids or a high-top fade? Joyous and vibrant, this captures perfectly the excitement of getting ready for a celebration, as well as showcasing a dazzling array of intricate hairstyles.
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1783445955
Author: Coelho, Joseph
Year: 2018
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781783445950
Note: Luna loves library day: that's the day she spends with her dad. Exploring the shelves they find magic, mystery and even start to mend their own history. This is an inspiring story from one of the UK's greatest up-and-coming poets for children, captured in all its flights of fancy by illustrator Fiona Lumbers. Originally published: 2017
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0241406420
Author: Cherry, Matthew A
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: POR
ISBN: 9780241406427
Note: It's up to Daddy to give his daughter an extra-special hair style in this story of self-confidence and the love between fathers and daughters. Zuri knows her hair is beautiful, but it has a mind of its own! It kinks, coils, and curls every which way. Mum always does Zuri's hair just the way she likes it - so when Daddy steps in to style it for an extra special occasion, he has a lot to learn.
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