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Literature Help: Weep Not, Child
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 70 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 248. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The book has been specifically written to describe the Mau Mau Uprising in Africa. The novel also describes how an entire people had to face the astonishing dispossession of their ancestral land.
At the Request of James Dougle (Round Hill Justice)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
A Black Man is accused of murder in 1884 Arkansas. He requests to be crucified instead of hanged.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
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Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1926, single mother Birdy Whitaker thought her life revolved around her bootlegging boyfriend, Sidney Allen. Sidney, a "high yellow" gangster with a penchant for passing as white, leaves Birdy alone too often as he builds a career in the moonshine business. Lonely and heartbroken, Birdy must decide what she wants more in life; being Sidney's wife or seeking her own happiness.
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
Crime i never knew about
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Criminal mind
god of thunder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The gods and the God
Honor Never Fades
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Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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1966 - The Vietnam War seems to be landing in the living rooms of America. Christopher comes home from school to tell his family of his decision--to enlist in the U.S. Army. This story tells of how one family had to adjust to the decision, and deal with the consequences of war. Story included in a larger book entitled The Creek: Where Stories of the Past Come Alive
Past The Shadows
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Series: The Decision, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In the previous story, Path To Distant Dreams, Lily was faced with a tough decision sure to change her life, as well as that of her friend, Margot. In Past The Shadows, discover whether Lily made the choice to help herself, help a friend, or even if she had the chance to make a choice at all.
The Wind Sculpture
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
It Hides In Darkness
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Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Cassie is a slave on a southern cotton plantation. Her hard life is made worse by the slave overseer attempting to rape her, and her lover, Ulyee, being brutally killed for trying to save her. The answers and the help she thinks she wants may be found deep in the swamps. But at what cost?
Isolation (Life Prison)
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Series: Life Prison. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A prisoner's life takes an unexpected turn when he learns he may be able to play a role in changing the harsh conditions at Mercy Life Prison. To do so will mean risking what remains of his life, as well as turning away from the only life he has known. What reward can he hope to receive in exchange for such a sacrifice?
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.
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.
A True Mulatto Face
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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(1.00 from 1 review)
Trouble brews when it's discovered the King of England's betrothed is of black African descent.
Ready Reference Treatise: Beloved
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 70 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 91. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Beloved” by the Nobel Prize winning American writer Toni Morrison was first published in 1987. The story is set during and after the Civil War in America, between 1861 and 1865. An African-American slave, Margaret Garner, is the source of inspiration for the story.
OBAMA OR OSAMA Ocube
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
An obvious choice, yet hard to make. Between the old and the young. The terror and the hero. The sword and the pen. The black and the white. A noble Nobel peace prize and a downing of the WTC. A birth and a death certificate. It's Obama or Osama on the ballot in your heart.
Ready Reference Treatise: Black Boy
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 69 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 90. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Black Boy” by Richard Wright is an autobiographical novel. It describes the author's struggles in the society where color discrimination was the main obstacle in the way of social and economic success.
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.
American Black History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
American Black History” is written to help make the study of Black history more exciting and to re-establish a lost and forgotten legacy.The following topics are: 1. Teaching non-traditional Black heroes not taught in school text. 2. Describing historical events in a hip-hop style. 3. Comparing the trauma of Black history to everyday struggles.
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.