Books tagged: african american family

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Block Party
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
A summer memory of family, community, and fun. Jewell Parker Rhodes’s favorite childhood memory—a neighborhood block party.
Big Trouble-An Evelyn Lee Emerson Novel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
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Meet Evelyn Lee Emerson who along with her sisters head to Pigeon Forge,TN for a ladies only week to ski and have fun. What happens is totally different and most definitely unplanned. After encountering a cheating husband,Evelyn and her sisters quickly become immersed in chaos, sabotage and vandalism. Can Evelyn lead them out of their dire situation or will they succumb to BIG TROUBLE
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
Bahamas Becca: Journey to Shell Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Caribbean & Latin America
While chasing seagulls on the beach, Becca decides that she too must learn how to fly. But how? With the help of her friend, Percy the pelican, Becca and her family travel to Shell Island in search of a mysterious tree that grows wings.
Finch Goes Wild
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Harmon doesn't fit into the hole he gets shoved into. He has to break out. With his grades at an all-time low and his weight off the charts, he knows he's headed for trouble. Even in his music he finds too many wrong notes. When the noise of his jeering classmates and nagging mother threatens to overwhelm him, he finds a whole new world to explore in nearby wild places.
The Magic Pencil
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Malcolm Bakersfield's new classmate, Nia Stellar is "not your average girl." Exciting and fantastic events occur, seemingly to do with her and a scruffy, used pencil. Nia challenges Malc in many ways and he discovers new abilities and sides to himself. We join him in his quest to find the truth to to the power of the pencil. And, like him, we just may learn a lot about ourselves.