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Tweens Fiction

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BLACK, WHITE AND JEWISH

$15.00

The Civil Rights movement brought author Alice Walker and lawyer Mel Leventhal together, and in 1969 their daughter, Rebecca, was born. Some saw this unusual copper-colored girl as an outrage or an oddity; others viewed her as a symbol of harmony, a...

DELTA JEWELS

$28.00 $20.00

Inspired by memories of her beloved grandmother, photographer and author Alysia Burton Steele - picture editor on a Pulitzer Prize-winning team - combines heart-wrenching narrative with poignant photographs of more than 50 female church elders in the...

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DOUBLE DARE (TWINTUITION, BK. 3)

$6.99

From TV stars Tia and Tamera Mowry comes Double Dare, the third book in their popular Twintuition series about the super-special - and sometimes supernatural - bond between sisters!Identical twins Cassie and Caitlyn Waters may be able to see into the...

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EVERY DAY I FIGHT

$16.00

Shortly before he passed away in January 2015, much-loved U.S. sports commentator Stuart Scott completed work on this memoir. It was both a labour of love and a love letter to life itself. Not only did Stuart relate his personal story, he shared his...

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EVERY LITTLE STEP: MY STORY

$26.99

Every Little Step, Brown will for the first time tell the full story of his life and set the record straight, particularly about his relationship with Whitney Houston.  Bobby Brown has been one of the most compelling American artists of the pastthirty...

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FINALLY FREE

$24.99

One of the most talented and polarizing athletes of our generation, Michael Vick's stunning story has captured news headlines across the nation. From his poverty-stricken youth, to his success on the field in high school and college, to his rise to NFL...

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From Fatherless to Fatherhood (PB)

$16.99

Author and world renowned actor Omar Epps chronicles his journey from humble beginnings in Brooklyn, New York, to the bright lights of Hollywood. Having grown up without his biological father, then becoming a father himself, Epps shares his story of pain...

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HALF A MOON AND ONE WHOLE STAR

$7.99

Up above the earth so far Hang half a moon and one whole star Hang one whole star and half a moon; Nighttime will be coming soon. While a young girl sleeps, nighttime deepens all around her-in the woods and garden, on the ocean, in the city, and on...

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HOW JELLY ROLL MORTON INVENTED JAZZ

$17.99

In this unusual and inventive picture book that riffs on the language and rhythms of old New Orleans, noted picture book biographer Jonah Winter turns his focus to one of America's early jazz heroes in this perfectly pitched book about Jelly Roll Morton...

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I AM CHARLIE WILSON

$25.99

The long-awaited New York Times bestselling memoir of seven-time Grammy-nominated artist Charlie Wilson, the iconic R&B and Funk singer-songwriter-producer and former lead singer of The Gap Band - interwoven with his recollections of collaborating...

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KEEPING THE NIGHT WATCH

$18.95

So many unanswered questions weigh down thirteen-year-old C.J. as he struggles to understand why his father walked out. His father is back now, though C.J. is not as quick to forgive as the other members of his family. He still feels the weight of...