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Genise made a comment in the group LIT 3333November Blues topic
"Using technology in my classes to help teach the novels is a great idea because it will allow the students to be creative and help them broden their c...more "
Genise made a comment in the group LIT 3333Money Hungry by Sharon Flake topic
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Dark Sons by Nikki Grimes
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The novel begins with the Biblical story of Ishmael, son of Abraham, followed by the contemporary story of Sam, whose father marries another woman. While Ishmael's story is generally more complex and metaphorically rich, the parallel stories resonate...more
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Street Love by Walter Dean Myers
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Street Love is an evocative tale of star-crossed urban love, reminding us that before we can be true to someone else, we must first be true to ourselves. Yet some readers may wish for a deeper understanding of what draws Damien to Junice, and why he...more
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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nati... by M.T. Anderson
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M. T. Anderson's extraordinary novel takes place at a time when American Patriots rioted and battled to win liberty while African slaves were entreated to risk their lives for a freedom they would never claim. The first of two parts, this deeply prov...more
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Broken China by Lori Aurelia Williams
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China Cup Cameron, a fourteen-year-old single mother might miss school or fall asleep in class sometimes, but she's trying hard to be a good mother to Amina, her two-year-old daughter with only her paralyzed Uncle Simon for support. China must quit s...more
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Baby Girl by Lenora Adams
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At age seventeen, Sheree is the product of a teen pregnancy, and finds herself in the same situation as others. Sheree clearly sees those around her, and almost sees her own flaws and weaknesses, but not quite. Sheree's love object who lost interest...more
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Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by Z.Z. Packer
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Drinking Coffee Elsewhere takes us into the lives of characters who are unsure of where they belong. There is one story that talks about a Girl Scout camp, where a troupe of black girls are confronted with a group of white girls, whose defining feat...more
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November Blues by Sharon M. Draper
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November Nelson lost her boyfriend Josh to a sudden death during a pledge stunt was a shock to everyone. His family members are dealing with their grief in their own way. His mother is wasting away while his father is frantic with energy. His cousin...more
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