Posts Tagged ‘Teen Urban Fiction’
 
 
 
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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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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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RIKERS HIGH by Paul Volponi

Martin Stokes could hold his own in the tough New York City neighborhood where he grew up, but that’s nothing – nothing – compared to Riker’s Island. Martin’s been in the Riker’s Island jail for five months and counting, locked...
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GLITTER by Babygirl Daniels

Asia Smith walks through her life with a silver spoon in her mouth, thanks to her father, who spares no expense when it comes to his baby girl. But when he dies tragically, her extravagant lifestyle is brought down a notch. She...

 
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16 ON THE BLOCK by Babygirl Daniels

A girl’s 16th birthday is supposed to be sweet, but For Summer Flynt, it was the day that changed her life forever. Young, fly, and beautiful, Summer is under the wing of her older sister Trish, but when Trish steals something ...
 
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PATTERSON HEIGHTS by Felicia Pride

Avery Washington has spent his entire life in Patterson Heights, a Baltimore neighborhood with a mean rep. It’s a good place to grow up—it has heart and soul as well as a few street hustlers, and plenty of solid families just l...

 
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DIRTY SOUTH by Phillip Thomas Duck

College is a big adjustment—but not if you’re Kenya Posey. Even at a Southern school far from her Jersey turf, she’s the one the girls envy and the boys want. Kenya’s the star of a hot singing/dancing troupe, her high-school BF...
 
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SHE SAID, SHE SAID by Celeste O. Norfleet

Can you ground your mother? On the last day of school, Tamika’s boyfriend dumps her, her best friend moves away and she’s forced to go on a lame mother-daughter trip to her grandmother’s house. She can barely handle one minute ...
 
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CAN’T STOP THE SHINE by Joyce Davis

You’re Gonna Blow Up! When an American Idol-like competition comes to Atlanta, Kalia and Mariama Jefferson (sisters who couldn’t be more different) stop arguing long enough to agree on one thing: Kalia has to try out. A senior ...