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1784876445
Author: Morrison, Toni
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Classification: AF
ISBN: 9781784876449
Note: Pecola Breedlove longs for blond hair and blue eyes, so that she will be as beautiful and beloved as all the blond, blue-eyed children in America. In the autumn of 1941, the marigolds in her garden will not bloom, and her wish will not come true. Pecola's life is about to change in other painful and devastating ways.
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1783449594
Author: Alexander, Kwame
Year: 2020
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781783449590
Note: 'With a bolt of lightning on my kicks. The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I'm delivering' raps twelve-year-old Josh Bell. Thanks to their dad, he and his twin brother, Jordan, are kings on the court.
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086068511X
Author: Angelou, Maya
Year: 2011
Media class: Paperback
Classification: B ANGELOU,MAYA
ISBN: 9780860685111
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1444951726
Author: Morris, Brittney
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE+
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781444951721
Note: By day, seventeen-year-old Kiera Johnson is a college student, and one of the only black kids at Jefferson Academy. By night, she joins hundreds of thousands of black gamers who duel worldwide in the secret online role-playing card game, SLAY. No one knows Kiera is the game developer - not even her boyfriend, Malcolm. But when a teen in Kansas City
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1471186903
Author: Stone, Nic
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE+
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781471186905
Note: Seventeen-year-old Rico splits her time outside school between looking after her younger brother and working in the local gas station to help her mum pay the bills. So when she sells a jackpot-winning lotto ticket and the money goes unclaimed, Rico thinks maybe her luck has changed.
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1406372161
Author: Thomas, Angie
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE+
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781406372168
Note: 'On The Come Up' is the second novel from Angie Thomas, number one New York Times bestselling author of 'The Hate U Give'. Here, she returns to the world of Garden Heights in a story about an aspiring teen rapper and what happens when you get everything you thought you wanted.
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1408870584
Author: Eddo-Lodge, Reni
Year: 2018
Media class: Paperback
Classification: 305.8
Category: Non-fiction
ISBN: 9781408870587
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1509871357
Author: Adeyemi, Tomi
Year: 2018
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781509871353
Note: The most anticipated fantasy of the year, soon to be a major motion picture Zelie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orisha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie's Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared.
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0349002320
Author: Wheatle, Alex
Year: 2016
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780349002323
Note: Living on the South Crongton council estate has its worries - and life for McKay has been even tougher since his mum died. His dad has been working all hours to keep the bailiffs from their door. His brother is always out riding the streets at night, tempting trouble.
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140529146X
Author: Acevedo, Elizabeth
Year: 2018
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE
ISBN: 9781405291460, 140529146X
Note: But X has secrets - her feelings for a boy in her bio class, and the notebook full of poems that she keeps under her bed. And a slam poetry club that will pull those secrets into the spotlight. Because in spite of a world that might not want to hear her, Xiomara refuses to stay silent.
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152661216X
Author: Reid, Kiley
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: AF
ISBN: 9781526612168
Note: Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living showing other women how to do the same. So she is shocked when her young black babysitter, Emira Tucker, is accused by a security guard of kidnapping the Chamberlains' toddler at the supermarket one night. A small crowd gathers, a bystander films everything, and Emira is furious.
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1444927205
Author: Lawrence, Patrice
Year: 2016
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE+
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781444927207
Note: Costa Children's Award 2016 Shortlist Not cool enough, not clever enough, not street enough for anyone to notice me. I was the kid people looked straight through. Not any more. Not since Mr Orange. Sixteen-year-old Marlon has made his mum a promise - he'll never follow his big brother, Andre, down the wrong path.
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1444940694
Author: Shukla, Nikesh
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE+
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781444940695
Note: Told over the course of the ten rounds of his first fight, this is the story of amateur boxer Sunny. A 17 year old feeling isolated and disconnected in the city he's just moved to, Sunny joins a boxing club to learn to protect himself after a racist attack. He finds the community he's been desperately seeking at the club, and a mentor in trainer Sh
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057133511X
Author: Reynolds, Jason
Year: 2018
Media class: Hardback
Classification: TEE
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780571335114
Note: After Will's brother is shot in a gang crime, he knows the next steps. Don't cry. Don't snitch. Get revenge. So he gets in the lift with Shawn's gun, determined to follow The Rules. Only when the lift door opens, Buck walks in, Will's friend who died years ago. And Dani, who was shot years before that.
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0062473050
Author: Zoboi, Ibi
Year: 2018
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE+
ISBN: 9780062473059
Note: On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie-a good life. But after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola's mother is detained by U.S. immigration, leaving Fabiola to navigate her loud American cousins, Chantal, Donna, and Princess; the grittiness of Detroit's west side; a new school; and a surprising romance, all on her own.
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1408895005
Author: Zephaniah, Benjamin
Year: 2017
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE
ISBN: 9781408895009
Note: Just what do you do with talent from the wrong side of town? Benjamin Zephaniah draws on his own experiences with school and the music business to create a novel that speaks with passion and immediacy about the rap scene. Ray has trouble at home, and he has trouble at school - until he's permanently excluded and ends up sleeping on the floor of a record shop. What happens to a boy like Ray?
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0140371745
Author: Taylor, Mildred D.
Year: 1994
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE
ISBN: 9780140371741
Note: Cassie finds it difficult to understand why the farm means so much to her father. But, as she witnesses the hatred and destruction all around her, she begins to learn the importance of standing up for your rights. The powerful and moving story of growing up during the American Depression.
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1444948601
Author: Atta, Dean
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE+
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781444948608, 1444948601
Note: A boy comes to terms with his identity as a mixed-race gay teen - then at university he finds his wings as a drag artist, The Black Flamingo. A bold story about the power of embracing your uniqueness. Sometimes, we need to take charge, to stand up wearing pink feathers - to show ourselves to the world in bold colour.
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1406372153
Author: Thomas, Angie
Year: 2017
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE+
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781406372151
Note: Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now what Starr says could destroy her community. It could
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1783447206
Author: Alexander, Kwame
Year: 2018
Media class: Paperback
Classification: TEE
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781783447206
Note: It's 1991. Charlie Bell is still mourning his father, and struggling to figure out how he feels for his best (girl) friend, CJ. When he gets into trouble one too many times, he's packed off like the Fresh Prince to stay with his grandparents for the summer. There his cousin Roxie introduces him to a whole new world: basketball. A legend on the court
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