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    White, Marlon P.S., Moore, Michel
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    Not only is the city of Detroit bankrupt, it also has one of the highest murder rates in the country. When government-enforced power restrictions are applied, hell on earth becomes hotter in the already anything-goes, cutthroat city....

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    Johnson, Clifford
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    Papio and Special's love has withstood the drama, but their thirst for the dollar has once again set them on a crash course for mayhem. They have accumulated a long list of enemies, and now it's time to do battle.

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    K'wan
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    The King family is on the political rise in New York City, but must weather the violent storm wrought by their darkest secrets.

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    Yoshe
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    Growing up in one of the most notorious neighborhoods in Brooklyn isn't easy, but for a long time it seemed as if Prince Poet Washington might defy those odds. His willingness to protect his family by any means necessary may seem...

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    Dixon, Gregory
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    When his father, one of Houston's most notorious kingpins, is arrested and the money stops coming in, Chris King, not used to fending for himself, must learn how to rule the streets of Houston if he wants to survive another day....

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    Coates, Ta-Nehisi
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    Son of Vietnam vet and black awareness advocate Paul Coates--a poor man who set out to publish lost classics of black history--Ta- Nehisi drifts toward salvation at Howard University, while his ominous brother Big Bill finds his own...

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    Teague, Kwame
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    A brother named Sam Black encounters a beautiful chick in the middle of New York and ends up in a world of trouble. Ghetto Sam finds opportunity in any obstacle and represents the change that one man can bring, no matter the odds.

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    K'wan
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    After losing her mother and the abandonment of her father, Promise has two goals: graduate from high school and be loved. Her pursuit of these goals will lead to life-altering events.

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    Ellis, Deborah
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    Shortlisted for the SYRCA 2013 Diamond Willlow Award, selected as an American Library Association 2012 Notable Children's Book, a Booklist Editors’ Choice, nominated for the OLA Golden Oak Tree Award, and a finalist for the Ruth and...

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    Joseph, Fabiola
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    Outed by her best friend in front of the whole neighborhood, Niya is trying to come to terms with being a lesbian. When she falls for her straight neighbor, Jamilla, there is no more denying who she really is. Niya will do whatever it...

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    JaQuavis, Ashley
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    With Samad's target on her back, Liberty must survive the harsh streets alone. But when a chance encounter pushes her into the arms of a new friend, Po, the two take on the California kingpin--and step full force into the game.

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    Louttit, Ernie
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    Retired Police Sergeant Ernie Louttit takes you back to the streets of Saskatoon in his second book, a street cop's view of the realities of dealing with prostitutes, street gangs, drunk drivers, and other offenders. He gives people who...

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    Yee, Paul
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    An American Library Association Youth Media Award Stonewall Honor Book. Ray Liu knows he should be happy. He lives in a big suburban house with all the latest electronic gadgets, and even finds plenty of time to indulge in his love of...

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    JaQuavis, Ashley
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    Miami was forever changed when Carter and Miamor came to town. Carter II and his cousin Mo attempt to carry on the legacy of their fathers.

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    Gomez, Paradise
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    Sammy and Mouse were once best friends known as the rap duo Vixen Chaos. When both got pregnant by the same man, however, things fell apart. Now both women are new mothers with great responsibilities and plenty of problems.

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    Gomez, Paradise
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    Mouse and Sammy are BFFs looking to make it big in the rap music world. They both hook up with Rico, a drug dealer who's making promises that he'll carry them to stardom financially. Before long, both Mouse and Sammy become...

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    Kowalski, William
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    In this work of contemporary fiction, Rasheed tries to escape his rough neighborhood with actions both small and heroic.

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    Henry, Robert
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    "Amber, Bev, Chantel, Jazmyne, Faith, and Jorgina are six Indigenous women previously involved in street gangs or the street lifestyle in Saskatoon, Regina, and Calgary. In collaboration with Indigenous Studies scholar Robert Henry (...

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    Ashley Antoinette
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    The Red Bottom Bandits may be the world's most fashion-forward gang of masked outlaws. They're the talk of D. C. for their daring robberies and fly gear. When the innocent, naïve Gucci recognizes ringleader Sunny Raegan during a holdup...

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    Poitras, Marie Hélène
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    A story of sorrow and renewal which revolves around the calèche drivers of Old Montréal.

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