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Deogratias, A Tale of Rwanda by Jean-Philippe Stassen
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This graphic novel haunted me for several days after I finished it. Deogratias is a young boy caught in the middle of a genocide with his friends. He struggles to reconcile what is going on around him with the normal issues and concerns that come wit ...more
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Tough Boy Sonatas by Curtis L. Crisler
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This is a collection of poems written from the perspectives of several young men living in the midst of crime, violence and poverty in the inner city. Many of the poems are accompanied by some really excellent illustrations. The topics range from inn ...more
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If You Come Softly by Jacqueline Woodson
If You Come Softly
by Jacqueline Woodson (Goodreads Author)
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Excellent. Excellent. Excellent. This was the first book I read by Jacqueline Woodson and now I'm definitely a groupie. Her poetic language is effortless as she draws the reader into a young couple's interracial relationship. In a world where most pe ...more
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Jason & Kyra by Dana  Davidson
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Davidson manages to make an unoriginal plot very entertainng. This is the classsic story of the superstar athlete who falls in love with the smart, plain girl even though he is dating the prettiest girl in school. This book has all the required drama ...more
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Street Pharm by Allison van Diepen
Street Pharm
by Allison van Diepen (Goodreads Author)
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Allison van Diepen takes a very refreshing approach to telling the story of a young black man involved in the world of drug dealing. Ty Johnson, the main character, is only seventeen years old when he takes over his father's drug empire. What I reall ...more
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The Rose That Grew from Concrete by Tupac Shakur
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Malcolm X by Andrew Helfer
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This is the only graphic biography I have ever read, but I think that the graphic novel, as a genre, will really benefit from the sub genre of graphic biography, especially if it is goin to make a bid for a place in teacher's curriculum. I really app ...more
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Unknown Soldier, Vol. 1 by Joshua Dysart
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Andrae Mcconnell is reading Unknown Soldier, Vol. 1: I've never read a graphic novel. I'm relly excited about this one. Great illustrations!
Unknown Soldier, Vol. 1 by Joshua Dysart
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A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
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23470 OU YAL Fall 2009 — 21 members — last activity Dec 18, 2009 05:15AM
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