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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $3.75

Seller ID: RWARE0000000048


A phenomenal #1 bestseller that has appeared on the "New York Times" bestseller list for nearly three years, this memoir traces Maya Angelou's childhood in a small, rural community during the 1930s. Filled with images and recollections that point to the dignity and courage of black men and women, Angelou paints a sometimes disquieting, but always affecting picture of the people--and the times--that touched her life. View more info

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The Next Best Thing

By: Berry, Deidre

Price: $4.50

Publisher: KENSINGTON:

Seller ID: RWARE0000007114


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Whiteman

By: D'Souza, Tony

Price: $5.95

Seller ID: RWARE0000007716


Whiteman is an extraordinary debut novel about a maverick American relief worker deep in the West African bush. When his funding is cut off, Jack Diaz refuses to leave his post, a Muslim village in the Ivory Coast where Christians and Muslims are squaring off for war. Against a backdrop of bloody conflict and vibrant African life, Jack and his village guardian, Mamadou, learn that hate knows no color and that true heroism waits for us where we least expect it. During... View more info

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The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales

By: Hamilton, Virginia

Price: $4.50

Publisher: ALFRED A KNOPF:

Seller ID: RWARE0000009279


"The well-known author retells 24 black American folk tales in sure storytelling voice: animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and slave tales of freedom. All are beautifully readable. With the added attraction of 40 wonderfully expressive paintings by the Dillons, this collection should be snapped up."--(starred) "School Library Journal." This book has been selected as a Common Core State Standards text Exemplar (Grade 6-8, Stories) in Appe... View more info

Some Sunday

By: Johnson-Hodge, Margaret

Price: $4.50

Seller ID: RWARE0000007842


With all the drama, insight, and wit of the critically acclaimed Butterscotch Blues, Some Sunday pulls readers back into the lives of a young woman and the three friends who help her cope with new challenges, new lessons, and new loves in the aftermath of loss. View more info

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The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

By: Mathis, Ayana

Price: $5.50

Seller ID: RWARE0000009392


The newest Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection. The arrival of a major new voice in contemporary fiction. A debut of extraordinary distinction: Ayana Mathis tells the story of the children of the Great Migration through the trials of one unforgettable family. In 1923, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and settles in Philadelphia, hoping for a chance at a better life. Instead, she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment and watc... View more info

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Married Men

By: Weber, Carl

Price: $3.95

Seller ID: RWARE0000000049


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Player Haters

By: Weber, Carl

Price: $4.25

Publisher: KENSINGTON:

Seller ID: RWARE0000000050


Telling stories about contemporary relationships like no one else around, Carl Weber takes an engaging look at the romantic entanglements of player haters... The Duncan family is no stranger to sibling rivalry, heartbreak, or the high price of getting played--even when it's by one of their own. But when the outside world becomes just as tumultuous as the homefront, the Duncans are going to have step up and grow up... Trent Duncan did a good job holding his family togethe... View more info