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Like a Broken Doll (Urban Underground) by Anne Schraff

Accusations fly when a string of thefts hits Tubman High School. Suspicion falls in Sereeta prince, whose family life is unraveling, sending her into a deep depression. Treated like a stranger by her mother, like an enemy by he...
 
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To Be a Man (Urban Underground) by Anne Schraff

Trevor’s mother was dead set against Vanessa Allen. Trevor knew the old angry frown would come back quickly if she learned that Trevor had been seeing Vanessa behind her back. Even his brother Tommy thought the high school drop...
 
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The Fairest (Urban Underground) by Anne Schraff

The Princess of the Fair was supposed to infuse and inspire students. The winner should embody the qualities of Harriet Tubman, the school’s namesake. But everyone knew it would turn into a nasty popularity contest where mean g...

 
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JOSEPH by Shelia P. Moses

For Joseph Flood, life is tough. Tough because of Mama’s addiction to drugs and alcohol. Tough because daddy is away with the army fighting in Iraq. Tough because it looks like there’s no way out once you’re living in a homeles...
 
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SUMMER OF SECRETS by Paul Langan

A frightening ordeal at the end of the school year has turned Darcy Wills’s world upside down. With her ex-boyfriend miles away in Detroit and her beloved grandmother gone, Darcy is more alone than ever. Darcy turns to her rema...

 
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The Bully by Paul Langan

A new life. An new school. A new bully. That’s what Darrell Mercer faces when he and his mother move from Philadelphia to California. After spending months living in fear, Darrell is faced with a big decision. He can either kee...
 
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Step To This by Nikki Carter

Fifteen-year-old Gia Stokes knows exactly what she needs to make her life fantabulous: * Get her mother Gwendolyn to let her relax her hair * Find a boy to ask her out * Get on the Hi-Steppers dance squad Gia doesn’t have the h...
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TYRELL by Coe Booth

Tyrell can’t get a break. His dad’s in jail, his mom’s no help, his brother’s just a kid, and his girlfriend, Novisha, wants more than he can give. He’s living in a shelter, but he doesn’t want to be there long. So he comes up ...
 
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Playground by Samuel Bonner

Jonah had been looking forward to going back to London since the moment he was forced to leave. After being away for so long, Jonah wasn’t expecting the sinister and brutal changes in his friends personalities and behavior. It ...
 
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Baby Girl by Lenora Adams

All I can say is that I never thought it would come to this. I never thought I would run away. For some reason I thought you, of all people, would see and know. Sheree has always been a tough girl, able to take care of herself....