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Ghost Boys
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|September 10, 2019

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A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes. Only the living can make the world better. Live and make it better. Twelve-year-old Jerome is…
Black Brother, Black Brother
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|March 3, 2020

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From award-winning and bestselling author, Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful coming-of-age story about two brothers, one who presents as white, the other as black, and the complex ways in which they are forced to navigate the world, all while training for a…
Towers Falling
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|April 17, 2018

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From award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful novel set fifteen years after the 9/11 attacks. When her fifth-grade teacher hints that a series of lessons about home and community will culminate with one big answer about two tall towers once…
Ninth Ward
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|April 10, 2012

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From New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a heartbreaking and uplifting tale of survival in the face of Hurricane Katrina. Twelve-year-old Lanesha lives in a tight-knit community in New Orleans' Ninth Ward. She doesn't…
Sugar
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|June 3, 2014

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From bestselling and award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a tale of a strong, spirited young girl who rises beyond her circumstances and inspires others to work toward a brighter future. Ten-year-old Sugar lives on the River Road sugar plantation along…
Free Within Ourselves: Fiction Lessons For Black Authors

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A Bird by Bird for the African-American market--A top-notch writer's guide filled with practical guidance, essays, and journal exercises for the African-American writer including advice from E.Lynn Harris, Charles Johnson, and Yolanda Joe. In her introduction,…
Magic City: A Novel
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|This title releases May 4, 2021

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"A compelling page-turner that will keep readers hoping against hope that everything will somehow, magically, turn out for the best." —  Atlanta Journal-Constitution With a new Afterword from the author reflecting on the 100th anniversary of one of the…
Bayou Magic
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|May 3, 2016

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A magical coming-of-age story from Coretta Scott King honor author Jewell Parker Rhodes, rich with Southern folklore, friendship, family, fireflies and mermaids, plus an environmental twist. It's city-girl Maddy's first summer in the bayou, and she just falls…
Voodoo Dreams: A Novel Of Marie Laveau

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The story of Marie Laveau, the character featured on American Horror Story: Coven . New Orleans in the mid-nineteenth century: a potent mix of whites, Creoles, free blacks, and African slaves, a city pulsing with crowds, commerce, and an undercurrent of secret…
Moon: A  Novel
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|April 12, 2011

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In the second part of the New Orleans trilogy that began with Voodoo Season , Rhodes takes on an ancient African vampire in today’s Big Easy, where thrilling chills await. Now in paperback. When Marie Levant, the great-great granddaughter of Voodoo Queen…
Porch Stories: A Grandmother's Guide to Happiness

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Award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction Jewell Parker Rhodes is a master of her craft, under-standing how both real and imagined stories can serve as a pathway to enlightenment. Porch Stories is Rhodes's tribute to her beloved grandmother, a real account…
Douglass' Women: A Novel
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|September 23, 2003

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WINNER OF THE 2003 PEN OAKLAND JOSEPHINE MILES AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING WRITING AND THE BLACK CAUCUS OF THE ALA LITERARY AWARD Frederick Douglass, the great African-American abolitionist, was a man who cherished freedom in life and in love. In this ambitious work of…
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