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A CHRISTMAS PRAYER

$13.99

Alexis Fletcher hasn't had a merry Christmas in five years - not since her mother passed away. Every December she remembers the joy her mother brought to everyone during the holiday season and feels...

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A HOUSE DIVIDED

$24.99

Life is close to perfect for the Reverend Curtis Black and his wife, Charlotte--except their son Matthew and his girlfriend, Racquel, are about to become parents at the tender age of eighteen. Even...

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A KIND OF FREEDOM

$26.00

An ABA Summer/Fall 2017 Indies Introduce Selection "A brilliant mosaic of an African American family and a love song to New Orleans...written with deep insight and devastating honesty but also with...

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ADA TWIST, SCIENTIST

$17.95

A #1 New York Times BestsellerA Wall Street Journal BestsellerA USA Today Bestseller  The creators of the New York Times bestselling picture books Rosie Revere, Engineer and Iggy Peck, Architect are...

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AFRO-BETS ABC BOOK

$5.95

The Afro-Bets ABC book uniquely presents letters A through Z for young children to discover with the fun-filled, captivating Afro-Bets Kids. The irresistible, colorful characters form each letter in...

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ANOTHER BROOKLYN (PB)

$14.99

Book Testimonial: And Sister Jacqueline Woodson comes singing memory. Her words like summer lightning get caught in my throat and I draw her up from southern roots to a Brooklyn of a thousand names,...

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AS BRAVE AS YOU

$16.99

Kirkus Award Finalist Schneider Family Book Award Winner Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book  When two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything backfires--literally--in this piercing...

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Becoming

$32.50

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and...

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Behold a Pale Horse

$25.00 $15.00

Bill Cooper, former United States Naval Intelligence Briefing Team member, reveals information that remains hidden from the public eye. This information has been kept in topsecret government files...

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BEST FRIENDS FOREVER

$20.00

Things are falling apart in the Richardson household. Angry arguments between Celine and her husband, Keith, have become routine. She resents that he's working long hours and staying out all night,...

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BETSEY BROWN

$14.99

Praised as "exuberantly engaging" by the Los Angeles Times and a "beautiful, beautiful piece of writing" by the Houston Post, acclaimed artist Ntozake Shange brings to life the story of a young...

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BINTI (BINTI #01)

$9.99

"Prepare to fall in love with Binti." --Neil Gaiman Winner of the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for Best Novella!Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be...

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BLACK BOURGEOISIE

$16.95

A classic analysis of the Black middle class studies its origin and development, accentuating its behavior, attitudes, and values during the 1940s and 1950s.   When it was first published in 1957, E...

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BLUEBIRD, BLUEBIRD

$26.00

A powerful thriller about the explosive intersection of love, race, and justice from a writer and producer of the Emmy winning Fox TV show Empire. When it comes to law and order, East Texas...

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CAN'T SCARE ME!

$16.99

There was a little boy who knew no fear...   Nope, no fear at all. Not even when his grandma warns him of the giants--the two-headed giant and his three-headed brother, that is. Because this wild,...

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COPPER SUN

$10.99

Two fifteen-year-old girls - one a slave and the other an indentured servant - escape their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to Fort Mose, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary...

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CORETTA SCOTT

$17.99

This extraordinary union of poetic text by Ntozake Shange and monumental artwork by Kadir Nelson captures the movement for civil rights in the United States and honors its most elegant inspiration,...

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COUNTING BY 7S

$8.99

A New York Times Bestseller  In the tradition of Out of My Mind, Wonder, and Mockingbird, this is an intensely moving middle grade novel about being an outsider, coping with loss, and discovering the...

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DAMNIFICADOS

$15.95

Winner: 2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award, Fiction 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year, Multicultural Fiction Uses magical realism, revolutionary politics, and romantic adventure to bring to life...

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Deacon King Kong

$28.00 $20.00

Brief Description: "From James McBride, author of the National Book Award-winning The Good Lord Bird, comes a wise and witty novel about what happens to the witnesses of a shooting. In September...

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DIFFICULT WOMEN

$16.00

Difficult Women tells of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed human connection. The women in these stories live lives of privilege and of poverty, are in marriages both...

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DRIVING THE KING

$15.99

A daring and brilliant novel that explores race and class in 1950s America, witnessed through the experiences of Nat King Cole and his driver, Nat Weary. The war is over, the soldiers are returning,...

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DROWN

$16.00

From the beloved and award-winning author Junot Diaz, a spellbinding saga of a family's journey through the New World. A coming-of-age story of unparalleled power, Drown introduced the world...

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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...

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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...

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FIREBIRD

$17.99

In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl-- every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached...

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FIVE-CARAT SOUL

$27.00

Exciting new fiction from James McBride, the first since his National Book Award-winning novel The Good Lord Bird. The stories in Five-Carat Soul--none of them ever published before--spring...

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FREEDOM'S A-CALLIN' ME

$16.99

Award-winning poet Ntozake Shange and artist Rod Brown reimagine the journeys of the brave men and women who made their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad. Fleeing on the Underground Railroad...

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GAME

$17.99

If Harlem high school senior Drew Lawson is going to realize his dream of playing college, then professional, basketball, he will have to improve at being coached and being a team player, especially...