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YOUNG ADULT FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American

  • Author:
    Coles, Jay
    Summary:

    When Marvin's brother, Tyler, is found dead, an online video shows he was killed by a police officer. Terrified as his mother unravels, Marvin must learn what justice and freedom really mean.

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    Thomas, Angie
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    Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor black neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal...

  • Author:
    Thomas, Angie
    Summary:

    Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least get some streams on her mix tape. But when her mom unexpectedly loses her job and homelessness stares her family down, Bri no longer just wants to...

  • Author:
    Kelly, Erin Entrada
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    Virgil feels out of place in his crazy-about-sports family. Valencia is deaf, smart, and loves everything about nature. Kaori is a self-proclaimed psychic, whose little sister, Gen, is always following her around. And Chet wishes the...

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    Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling Black authors writing for teens today, this is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it's like to be young...

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