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message 1: by Rochelle (last edited Jun 04, 2010 03:46PM) (new)

Rochelle  (rochelle_hawkins) 1) Leaving Atlanta: A Novel-February 24, 2010
2) Breath, Eyes, Memory-March 9, 2010
3) Wench: A Novel-March 15, 2010
4) Go Tell It on the Mountain-April 5,2010
5) When You Reach Me- April 6, 2010
6) Elsewhere- April 10, 2010
7) Chanda's Secrets-May 8, 2010
8) Orange Mint and Honey-May 19, 2010
9) Glorious-June 4, 2010


message 2: by Rochelle (new)

Rochelle  (rochelle_hawkins) 10) Drown-June 9, 2010- A must read for those that like urban, coming of age stories.


message 3: by Rochelle (new)

Rochelle  (rochelle_hawkins) 11) Chanda's Wars-June 20,2010- A sequel to "Chanda's Secrets". Follows Chanda as she endures the Civil Wars that have erupted in her African community.

12) Savvy-June 25, 2010-Newberry Honor Book and GA Book Award Nominee. Good read for middle schoolers.

13) A Tugging String: A Novel About Growing Up During the Civil Rights Era: A Novel About Growing Up During the Civil Rights Era-June 29, 2010- GA Book Award Nominee. This book was an "okay" attempt to chronicle the Voting Rights struggle in the '60s.

14) Abrahams Well: A Novel-July 3, 2010-Interesting historical novel that follows the life of a woman enslaved by Cherokee Native Americans.


message 4: by Rochelle (new)

Rochelle  (rochelle_hawkins) 15) Hummingbird-July 7, 2010- GA Book Award Nominee. Heartfel novel that deals with loss and friendship.

16) Camilla's Roses-July 7, 2010- A brush with breast cancer forces a young African American woman to acknowledge and accept her past. Great book!

17) All the Lovely Bad Ones-July 8, 2010-GA Book Award nominee. Good ghost story for middle graders.


message 5: by Rochelle (new)

Rochelle  (rochelle_hawkins) 18)A Taste of Honey: Stories-July 18, 2010

19)Loving Donovan- August 6, 2010

20)Darkwing-August 12, 2010

21)Say You're One of Them-August 18, 2010

22) Little Bee-August 28, 2010

23) Diamond Willow-August 29, 2010

24) Mare's War-September 5, 2010


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