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Earning Our Children's Trust

  • Source: The Lion and the Unicorn. 10:21-22

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What they found : love on 145th street.

Subjects: Family life -- Fiction; Beauty shops -- Fiction; African Americans -- FictionHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Fifteen interrelated stories explore different aspects of love, including a dying father's determination to help start a family business--a beauty salon--and the relationship of ...

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Jazz.

Subjects: Jazz music -- Poetry; Music; American poetry

  • Abstract: Summary: A collection of illustrated poems that celebrate the roots and various styles of jazz music, such as ragtime, bebop, and swing.

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Street love.

Subjects: African Americans -- Fiction; Romance fiction; Love storiesHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: This story told in free verse is set against a background of street gangs and poverty in Harlem in which seventeen-year-old African American Damien ...

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Shooter.

Subjects: School violence -- Fiction; Family; Emotional problems -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Written in the form of interviews, reports, and journal entries, the story of three troubled teenagers ends in a tragic school shooting.

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Autobiography of my dead brother.

Subjects: Gangs -- Fiction; Friendship -- Fiction; Homicide -- FictionHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Jesse pours his heart and soul into his sketchbook to make sense of life in his troubled Harlem neighborhood and the loss of a ...

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The dream bearer.

Subjects: African Americans -- Fiction; Father-son relationship -- Fiction; Family life -- New York (N.Y.) -- FictionHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: During a summer in Harlem, David relies on his mother and a close friend and on an old man he meets in the park ...

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A time to love : stories from the Old Testament.

Subjects: Bible fiction; Short stories

  • Abstract: Summary: A retelling of six stories from the Old Testament, which explore the complexity of love from the perspective of Ruth, Delilah, Reuben, Isaac, Gamiel, ...

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The beast.

Subjects: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction; School stories; Drug abuse -- FictionHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: A teenager from Harlem struggles to save his girlfriend from herself when she develops a drug problem while he is away at a Connecticut ...

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Monster.

Subjects: Trials (Homicide) -- Fiction; Prisons -- Fiction; Self-perception -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form ...

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