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Amos Fortune, Free Man Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780140341584
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Published: Puffin Books - May 1989

I was part of a special Newberry Awards reading program in 5th grade (1961). AMOS FORTUNE was the first book about a black person I had ever encountered. I spent my High School & College years reading any black bios or fiction I could find,which was not a heck of alot.


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The Autobiography of Malcolm X Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780345350688
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - October 12th, 1987

Native Son Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061148507
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 29th, 2008

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Cover Image
By Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780345514400
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 21st, 2009

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594485503
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 1st, 2011

Walter Mosley is such a wonderful storyteller. Highly Recommended! Have also read & enjoyed his Easy Rawlins mysteries.


The Bluest Eye Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780307278449
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Published: Vintage Books USA - May 8th, 2007

The title has nothing to do with soft fluffy sheep! This postapocalyptic novel creates a whole society housed in a giant silo. Is there anything or anyone left outside the tightly regulated silo? Riveting!


Go Tell It on the Mountain Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780375701870
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Published: Vintage Books - September 12th, 2013

Invisible Man Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679732761
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Published: Vintage Books USA - March 14th, 1995