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Young Adult Fiction

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BETTER LATE THAN NEVER

$26.00

In this stunning conclusion to the bestselling Reverend Curtis Black series, Curtis's secret past returns in an unwelcome--but ultimately healing--visit.Rev. Curtis Black is no stranger to scandal. Throughout the decades, he has done much in the public...

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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 to slaves. 

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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 after a new - white - student threatens to take the...

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INTO WHITE

$17.99

LaToya Williams lives in Montgomery, Alabama, and attends a mostly white high school. It seems as if her only friend is her older brother, Alex. Toya doesn’t know where she fits in, but after a run-in with another student, she wonders if life would be...

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JANAE (BLACKTOP, BK. 2)

$6.99

Janae works every day at her Granny’s Strange Goods Superstore, selling lucky rabbits’ feet and other useless junk. And every night, after closing up shop, she dominates the courts with her boys.  When the chance comes around to take her game to the next...

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JUBA!

$9.99

This engaging historical novel follows the meteoric rise of an immensely talented young black dancer, William Henry Lane, who influenced today’s tap, jazz dance, and step. With meticulous and intensive research, Walter Dean Myers has brought to life...

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LUST (SEVEN DEADLY SINS)

$15.00

From the NAACP Image award winner and national bestselling author Victoria Christopher Murray, a novel inspired by the seven deadly sins about a woman caught between an entertainment mogul with a shady past and his childhood friend who is out...

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SHOOTER

$9.99

The Printz Award-winning author of the acclaimed "Monster" weaves a riveting tale of the world of three loners, their anguish, anger, and vulnerability. 

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SO MUCH BLUE

$16.00

A new high point for a master novelist, an emotionally charged reckoning with art, marriage, and the past. "Kevin Pace is working on a painting that he won't allow anyone to see: not his children; not his best friend, Richard; not even his wife,...

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STAND YOUR GROUND (MM)

$6.99

From the #1 "Essence "bestselling and award-winning author Victoria Christopher Murray comes "Stand Your Ground," a new novel about two women who are faced with the same tragedy.  A black teenage boy is dead. A white man shot him. Was he standing his...

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THE BATTLE OF JERICHO

$7.99

WARRIORS ROCK! Sixteen-year-old Jericho is psyched when he and his cousin and best friend, Josh, are invited to pledge for the Warriors of Distinction, the oldest and most exclusive club in school. Just being a pledge wins him the attention of Arielle,...

THE LEGEND OF BUDDY BUSH

$17.99

The day Uncle Goodwin "Buddy" Bush came from Harlem all the way back home to Rehobeth Road in Rich Square, North Carolina, is the day Pattie Mae Sheals' life changes forever. Pattie Mae adores and admires Uncle Buddy - he's tall and handsome and he...

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THE PERFECT MARRIAGE (PB)

$15.00

Happily married for 15 years, Denise and Derrek have a wonderful daughter, successful careers, and a beautiful house. They also have a shocking secret: a dangerous addiction to drugs. Once soul mates, this husband and wife are quickly losing the immense...