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Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton
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Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
this poem is about the Japanese American internment camp in Rhower, Arkansas during WWII. It is about the innocense of youth that helps the healing bridge of differing opinion.
Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
FREEDOM is a book about life and death, truth and deception, bondage, secrets and freedom. It follows a slave family during the 1800s amid many trials and tribulations that they had to endure. And how it affects their present day family. In this book we see that freedom is not only a physical state but freedom is a state of mind.
A Brownstone In Brooklyn
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Series: J. E. Thompson Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,660. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
A Brownstone In Brooklyn chronicles the life-altering events that shape the future of Andy Michael Pilgrim, a young man growing up in the turbulent sixties.
Chronicles of a Nappi Head
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Chronicles of a Nappi Head is a collection of tales that will excite the spirit, it may reveal times and places that you have never experienced, or it may simply bring back memories of past occurrences that have been in the back of your mind.
The Legacy of Roosevelt Clay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This is a tale of how a black man in the deep south of the 1950's and 60's became the biggest landowner in all of the region. Or so they say...
Paris in April
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by John McClure. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Canada's greatest military disaster gave rise to Canada's greatest love affair. A biracial romance during the second world war, centered around Canadian participation in the Battle of Dieppe , the largest military disaster in Canadian history, an Essex County white boy, Aiken Day, and one great looking black gal, Paris Chase.
The Pull Of Freedom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,970. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Even in bondage the people freshly arrived from Africa considered themselves free. Led by Nanny and Cudjoe the slaves escaped the Simmonds’ plantation and went in different directions to forge their destiny in the new country called Jamaica.
Just a Season
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 156,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
It’s been said, there are no words that have not been spoken and there are no stories that have never been told but there are some that you will never forget – until now. Just a Season is a luminous story into the life of a man who, in the midst of pain and loss, journeys back in time to reexamine all the richness of his life.
The Collected Stories, Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
These are all stories of race. Written between 1917 and 1947, they are the author's attempts to describe the racial situation in the South in the early part of the 20th Century. Like her award-winning novel, "The Other Room," the stories are sensitive, original, and important.
Liza Jane No-Name
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013 by House of Lit. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Placed in the time of the Civil War, this literary short story carries us through darkness into light, as a young black girl finds her power and liberation in an unexpected place.
The Battle for Bougainville part 1
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This is an illustrated movie-style comic book. It is a world war 2 fictional account about American minority Army battalions getting sent to the Solomon Islands in the Southwest Pacific to help out in the struggle to defeat The Imperial Japanese Army.
Quick Guide: Black Like Me
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 9 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 13. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The protagonist and the narrator of the book, John Howard Griffin, is a middle aged white man. He lives in Mansfield, Texas in 1959.
Freedom Rides to Sweet Magnolia: Eyes on the Prize - Why I Got on The Bus
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
"Freedom Rides to Sweet Magnolia: Eyes on the Prize - Why I Got on The Bus" is a book of poetry that pays tribute to the men and women -black as well as white, young as well as old-who organized bus rides to the South and boarded those buses despite the mob violence that awaited them to protest and put an end to discriminatory practices in the U.S.A.
Snake Walkers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Snake Walkers tells of the first black reporter at a southern newspaper, who traumatized as a child after witnessing a tragic event in the 1950s, attempts to solve the mysterious abandonment of a small town and the disappearance of fourteen townspeople while seeking his own salvation.
A Time Of Essence
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Atrocity, deception, bravery, commitment... all combine in the small southern town of Glendylan, awaiting Thomas MacLachlan. His colleague has been murdered, and he's come to find out why. Thomas discovers an abiding darkness of intimidation, violence, and continuing vestiges of slave days thought long gone.
Arriva
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Dream for western life
The Truth about It All
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Ever wanted to know the (whole) truth about it all?
One Day. Someday. Soon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,480. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This book chronicles the son of an African slave and a Cherokee warrior. Black Pony was born free, but was inadvertently thrust into slavery. His mother dies, leaving him under the care of Aunt Pearl, who raises him until the end of the Civil War. They go to Washington, DC, where she dies. At 12, Black Pony heads West, becomes Colt Culhane, a respected successful rancher who establishes Colt, TX
Who Tells the Moon to Sleep?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Picture book for ages 8 and up. Having learned from Mama that the world is filled with things that do what they please like the moon and the cat, Tess wonders why she and Mama are constantly told what to do. They are told when to play, when to eat, and even when to sleep. Mama explains that they are slaves -- owned by the couple in the big house. But Tess realizes her heart is free.
Shadows of St. Louis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
It’s 1917 in East St. Louis, Illinois. The wealthy Goodwin family and their children have been living with a dangerous secret. Suddenly, their 16 year old Negro maid Emma Lynn starts asking questions no one wants to answer. Where did she come from? Where are her parents? Why does she look like a darker version of the Goodwin daughter?