1675 Results
1675 Results
Queen & Slim
DVD
2020
37 available of 60 items

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman, are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police of...

The journey of Little Charlie —Curtis, Christopher Paul, author.
Book
2018
19 available of 30 items

When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have sto...

Roll of thunder, hear my cry —Taylor, Mildred D.
Book
2004
2 available of 5 items

A black family living in the South during the 1930's are faced with prejudice and discrimination which their children don't understand.

Shortcut —Crews, Donald.
Book
1992
11 available of 13 items

Children taking a shortcut by walking along a railroad track find excitement and danger when a train approaches.

The patchwork quilt —Flournoy, Valerie, 1952-
Book
1985
1 available of 3 items

Using scraps cut from the family's old clothing, Tanya helps her grandmother and mother make a beautiful quilt that tells the story of her family's life.

Your house will pay : a novel —Cha, Steph, author.
Book
2019
29 available of 30 items

In the wake of the police shooting of a black teenager, Los Angeles is as tense as its been since the unrest of the early 1990s. Protests and vigils are being staged all over the city. Its in this dangerous tinderbox tha...

Nightjohn —Paulsen, Gary.
Book
1993
79 available of 80 items

Twelve-year-old Sarny's brutal life as a slave becomes even more dangerous when a newly arrived slave offers to teach her how to read.

Chains —Anderson, Laurie Halse.
Book
2008
19 available of 20 items

After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

Roll of thunder, hear my cry —Taylor, Mildred D.
Book
2001
2 available of 3 items

A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.

Flossie & the fox —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
Book
1986
6 available of 7 items

A wily fox, notorious for stealing eggs, meets his match when he encounters a bold little girl in the woods who insists upon proof that he is a fox before she will be frightened.

You should see me in a crown —Johnson, Leah (Young adult author), author.
Book
2020
2 available of 10 items

Liz Lighty has always done her best to avoid the spotlight in her small, wealthy, and prom-obsessed midwestern high school, after all, her family is black and rather poor, especially since her mother died; instead she ha...

Punching the air —Zoboi, Ibi Aanu, author.
Book
2020
0 available of 14 items

Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, he's seen as disruptive and unmotivated by a biased system. Then one fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighborhood escalat...

The awkward Black man : stories —Mosley, Walter, author.
Book
2020
6 available of 21 items

"Bestselling author Walter Mosley has proven himself a master of narrative tension, both with his extraordinary fiction and gripping writing for television. The Awkward Black Man collects seventeen of Mosley's most accom...

Home of the brave —Applegate, Katherine.
Book
2009
10 available of 13 items

Kek, an African refugee, is confronted by many strange things at the Minneapolis home of his aunt and cousin, as well as in his fifth grade classroom, and longs for his missing mother, but finds comfort in the company of...

Fallen angels —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014, author.
Book
2008
10 available of 11 items

Seventeen-year-old Richie Perry, just out of his Harlem high school, enlists in the Army in the summer of 1967 and spends a devastating year on active duty in Vietnam.

Hurricane child —Callender, Kacen author.
Book
2018
6 available of 8 items

Born on Water Island in the Virgin Islands during a hurricane, which is considered bad luck, twelve-year-old Caroline falls in love with another girl--and together they set out in a hurricane to find Caroline's missing m...

We cast a shadow : a novel —Ruffin, Maurice Carlos, author.
Book
2019
9 available of 9 items

"In a near-future Southern city, everyone is talking about a new experimental medical procedure that boasts unprecedented success rates. In a society plagued by racism, segregation, and private prisons, this operation sa...

True legend —Lupica, Mike.
Book
2013
5 available of 7 items

Fifteen-year-old Drew "True" Robinson loves being the best point-guard prospect in high school basketball, but learns the consequences of fame through a former player, as well as through the man who expects to be his man...

Halloween monster —Stock, Catherine.
Book
1990
11 available of 14 items

Tommy is reluctant to dress up and go out on Halloween until his mother convinces him that there are no real monsters, ghosts, or witches.

If Beale Street could talk : a novel —Baldwin, James, 1924-1987, author.
Book
2018
13 available of 13 items

Tish and Fonny have pledged to get married, but Fonny is falsely accused of a terrible crime and imprisoned. Their families set out to clear his name, and as they face an uncerain future, the young lovers experience a ka...

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