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Trell

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Trell By Dick Lehr Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9780763692759
Published: Candlewick - September 12th, 2017

15-year-old Trell has grown up knowing her father didn't commit the murder he's in prison for, and now she has the chance to work with a lawyer and a reporter to prove his innocence. Written by a Boston Globe reporter and based on his work investigating a cold case, this is perfect for aspiring journalists and activists.

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It Ain't So Awful, Falafel

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It Ain't So Awful, Falafel By Firoozeh Dumas Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781328740960
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Published: Clarion Books - August 15th, 2017

When Zomorod's parents move from Iran to California, she renames herself Cindy (like The Brady Bunch) and does her best to fit in. But it's 1979, and a group of Iranians has seized the US embassy. Zomorod has to figure out middle school and mood rings while dealing with neighbors who suddenly see her as an enemy.

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Cuz

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Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A. By Danielle Allen Cover Image
$24.95
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ISBN: 9781631493119
Published: Liveright - September 5th, 2017

Harvard professor Danielle Allen tells the story of her cousin Michael, who spent much of his life in prison and died a victim of violent crime. A powerful exploration of race, class, and the problems of the justice system that grapples with the limitations of love and good intentions.

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It All Comes Down to This

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It All Comes Down to This By Karen English Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544839571
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Published: Clarion Books - July 11th, 2017

Sophie's family moves to an all-white neighborhood in 1965 LA. She manages to make new friends and get ready for her beloved older sister to leave for college, but she's not prepared to be caught up in the Watts riots.

Sarah


The Last Hack

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The Last Hack: A Jack Parlabane Thriller By Christopher Brookmyre Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780802126948
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - July 4th, 2017

Hacker Sam Morpeth and journalist Jack Parlabane are both used to breaking the rules, but working with a partner is new to both of them. Blackmail brings them together to fight their way through London's criminal underworld.

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I Love You, Michael Collins

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I Love You, Michael Collins By Lauren Baratz-Logsted Cover Image
$16.99
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ISBN: 9780374303853
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - June 20th, 2017

Mamie starts writing to Michael Collins, the astronaut who's going to stay behind when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon, for a school assignment, but she keeps writing to him throughout the summer of 1969, as everyone seems to be leaving her behind.


Guidebook to Relative Strangers

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Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History By Camille T. Dungy Cover Image
$25.95
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ISBN: 9780393253757
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 13th, 2017

An absolutely brilliant essay collection covering race, motherhood, career, travel, and more. I don't usually take the time to appreciate individual lines in a book, but the sentences here had me stopping to savor each one.


Ginny Moon

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Ginny Moon By Benjamin Ludwig Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780778330165
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Published: Park Row - May 2nd, 2017

13-year-old Ginny, autistic and newly adopted, is determined to reconnect with her birth mother, but she isn't able to make anyone understand why. So she plots her escape and goes off on her own to save the one person who depends on her.

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