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Gone Crazy in Alabama

by Rita Williams-Garcia Amistad (April 21, 2015)

Coretta Scott King Award winner * ALA Notable Book * School Library Journal Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year * ALA Booklist Editors’ Choice * Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year...


Autobiography of My Dead Brother

by Walter Dean Myers & Christopher Myers Amistad (October 26, 2010)

The thing was that me and Rise were blood brothers, but sometimes I really didn't know him. . . .

As Jesse fills his sketchbook with drawings and portraits of Rise, he tries to make sense of the complexities...


Lockdown

by Walter Dean Myers Amistad (February 02, 2010)

When I first got to Progress, it freaked me out to be locked in a room and unable to get out. But after a while, when you got to thinking about it, you knew nobody could get in, either.

It seems as if the only...


Darius & Twig

by Walter Dean Myers Amistad (April 23, 2013)

New York Times bestselling author and Printz Award winner Walter Dean Myers once again connects with teenagers everywhere in Darius & Twig, a novel about friendship and needing to live one's own dream. This...


P.S. Be Eleven

by Rita Williams-Garcia Amistad (May 21, 2013)

The Gaither sisters are at it again! A sequel to the Newbery Honor Book One Crazy Summer, this Coretta Scott King Award-winning novel will find a home in the hearts of readers who loved Brown Girl Dreaming...


Donavan's Word Jar

by Monalisa DeGross & Cheryl Hanna Amistad (December 31, 2018)

The classic story about the power of words

Donavan Allen doesn’t collect coins, comics, or trading cards like most kids. He collects words—big words, little words, soft words, and silly words. Whenever Donavan...


Lone Bean

by Chudney Ross Amistad (June 26, 2012)

I have a flower name . . . but it is long and hard to spell and terrible. I'll never tell anyone what it is. Mom and Dad sometimes call me by my real name when I'm in big trouble, but otherwise I'm just called...


Clayton Byrd Goes Underground

by Rita Williams-Garcia & Frank Morrison Amistad (May 09, 2017)

National Book Award Finalist * Kirkus Best Books of 2017 * Horn Book Best Books of 2017 * Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017 * School Library Journal Best Books of 2017 * NAACP Image Awards Nominee * Chicago...


Street Love

by Walter Dean Myers Amistad (October 06, 2009)

Your first love is totally wrong for you.

Do you follow your heart?

Or do you run away?

Junice

What am I doing? He’ll take one quick look

And wish he was anywhere else but here

I’m already ashamed of what I...


No Laughter Here

by Rita Williams-Garcia Amistad (October 06, 2009)

In this groundbreaking novel, Coretta Scott King Award winner Rita Williams-Garcia uses her vividly realistic voice to highlight an often taboo practice that affects millions of girls around the world every...


Jumped

by Rita Williams-Garcia Amistad (October 06, 2009)

Award-winning author Rita Williams-Garcia intertwines the lives of three very different teens in this fast-paced, gritty narrative about choices and the impact that even the most seemingly insignificant ones...


Shooter

by Walter Dean Myers Amistad (October 06, 2009)

The groundbreaking and widely praised novel about a school shooting, from the acclaimed author of Monster. Multiple narratives, a personal journal, and newspaper and police reports add perspective and pull...


It Ain't All for Nothin'

by Walter Dean Myers Amistad (October 06, 2009)

Life in Harlem isn't easy, but Tippy and his grandmother are doing okay. Then Grandma Carrie gets sick, and Tippy goes to live with Lonnie, his father. Lonnie's got his own thing going on, and he doesn't have...


Handbook for Boys

by Walter Dean Myers Amistad (March 31, 2009)

Jimmy and Kevin could really use a guide to life.

Their activities almost land them in juvenile detention until Duke employs them in his Harlem barbershop. Duke has rules for everything. But is he offering good...