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  • Williams, Lori Aurelia.
    SHAYLA'S DOUBLE BROWN BABY BLUES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001). First edition - African American author's second novel - written for young adults, set in a poor Houston neighborhood. 300 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63421
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  • WHEN KAMBIA ELAINE FLEW IN FROM NEPTUNE. by Williams, Lori Aurelia.
    Williams, Lori Aurelia.
    WHEN KAMBIA ELAINE FLEW IN FROM NEPTUNE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). First edition - African American author's first novel - written for young adults, this is a coming-of-age story set in a poor Houston neighborhood, a book which gives a voice to children who suffer abuse in silence. Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. 246 pp. ISBN: 0-689824688.

    Condition: Near fine in foil wrappers (corners bumped)

    Book ID: 64985
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  • EVERY TIME A RAINBOW DIES. by Williams-Garcia, Rita.
    Williams-Garcia, Rita.
    EVERY TIME A RAINBOW DIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth young adult novel by this award-winning writer, a story about the power of love set in New York City. Both Thulani and Ysa are emotionally wounded. Ever since his mother suddenly returned to their Jamaican home to die four years ago, Thulani, 16, has withdrawn from the brother and sister-in-law who have raised him; he spends long hours on the roof of their brownstone alone with his beloved doves. One day he hears a scream and looks over the parapet to see a young woman being raped in the alley below. He rescues her, and takes her home, although she fights him every step of the way…

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    New York: Harper Collins, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth young adult novel by this award-winning writer, a story about the power of love set in New York City. Both Thulani and Ysa are emotionally wounded. Ever since his mother suddenly returned to their Jamaican home to die four years ago, Thulani, 16, has withdrawn from the brother and sister-in-law who have raised him; he spends long hours on the roof of their brownstone alone with his beloved doves. One day he hears a scream and looks over the parapet to see a young woman being raped in the alley below. He rescues her, and takes her home, although she fights him every step of the way - but gradually they begin to let down the barriers between them. Small format. 166 pp. ISBN: 0-688162452.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85712
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  • Wilson, Johnniece Marshall.
    ROBIN ON HIS OWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second book for older children, the story of a young boy who learns when to hold on and when to let go. 154 pp. ISBN: 0-590418130.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36819
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  • Woodson, Jacqueline.
    HUSH.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, 2002. SIGNED first edition - A coming of age story of a young African American girl, whose family is forced to relocate and assume new identities when her police-officer father insists on testifying against other white police officers in the death of a black boy. INSCRIBED by the author. Finalist for the National Book Award. 178 pp.

    Condition: Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 19323
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  • Woodson, Jacqueline
    THE HOUSE YOU PASS ON THE WAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A young adult novel about family, longing, love and sexuality, and about the history and legacy of racism, Winner of the Corretta Scott King award. SIGNED on the title page. 99 pp.

    Condition: Library stamp on endpaper, but an as new uncirculated copy in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 10938
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  • MIRACLE'S BOYS. by Woodson, Jacqueline.
    Woodson, Jacqueline.
    MIRACLE'S BOYS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Winner of the 2001 Coretta Scott King award. The story of three brothers growing up in New York City, after the death of their parents. The oldest brother Ty'ree is working to support them, and middle brother Charlie has just returned home from a correctional facility, and Lafayette, the youngest is approaching 13. SIGNED on the title page. 131 pp. ISBN: 0-399231137.

    Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings, and overall tight and clean in a just about fine and unmarked dj.

    Book ID: 74152
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  • MIRACLE'S BOYS. by Woodson, Jacqueline.
    Woodson, Jacqueline.
    MIRACLE'S BOYS.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Young adult novel by this award winning writer. " After fifteen-year-old Jeremiah is mistakenly shot by police, the people who love him struggle to cope with their loss as they recall his life and death, unaware that Miah is watching over them." SIGNED on the title page. 118 pp. ISBN: 0-399231137.

    Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings, and overall tight and clean in a just about fine and unmarked dj.

    Book ID: 74153
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  • Woodson, Jacqueline.
    LOCOMOTION.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Scholastic, (2004.). SIGNED - A book of poems, as written by an 11 year old boy, Lonnie Coleman - he writes about the death of his parents, living in a foster family and being separated from his younger sister. Nominated for the National Book Award for young people's literature and a Coretta Scott King Honor Book. SIGNED on the title page. 100 pp plus 2 pp of activities and questions related to the book. ISBN: 0-439-636159.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 37048
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  • HARBOR ME. by Woodson, Jacqueline.
    Woodson, Jacqueline.
    HARBOR ME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Nancy Paulsen Books / Penguin Random House, (2018) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel for middle-grade children by this award-winning author, who served as the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young Peoples Literature. "It all starts when six kids have to meet for a weekly chat - by themselves, with no adults to listen in. There, they discover it's safe to talk about what's bothering them - everything from Esteban's father's deportation and Haley's father's incarceration to Amari's fears of racial profiling and Ashton's adjustment to his changing family fortunes. When the six are together, they can express the feelings and fears they have to hide from the rest of the world. And together, they can…

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    New York: Nancy Paulsen Books / Penguin Random House, (2018) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel for middle-grade children by this award-winning author, who served as the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young Peoples Literature. "It all starts when six kids have to meet for a weekly chat - by themselves, with no adults to listen in. There, they discover it's safe to talk about what's bothering them - everything from Esteban's father's deportation and Haley's father's incarceration to Amari's fears of racial profiling and Ashton's adjustment to his changing family fortunes. When the six are together, they can express the feelings and fears they have to hide from the rest of the world. And together, they can grow braver and more ready for the rest of their lives." SIGNED on the title page. 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0399252525.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 78889
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  • Woodson, Jacqueline.
    LOCOMOTION.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, 2003. SIGNED first edition - A book of poems, as written by an 11 year old boy, Lonnie Coleman - he writes about the death of his parents, living in a foster family and being separated from his younger sister. INSCRIBED on the half title page. Nominated for the National Book Award for young people's literature and a Coretta Scott King Honor Book.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 26971
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  • AFTER TUPAC & D FOSTER. by Woodson, Jacqueline.
    Woodson, Jacqueline.
    AFTER TUPAC & D FOSTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Story of three girls in Queens, NY in 1996, trying to make sense of an unpredictable world, united by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur and their confidence in the way he keeps coming back even after being shot. A Newbery Honor book, and an ALA Notable Book.SIGNED on the title page. 151 pp. ISBN: 9780399246548.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. First issue dust jacket without the Newbery medallion.

    Book ID: 60043
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