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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?kendra '''''Kendra'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?booth+coe '''''Coe Booth''''']  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?kendra '''''Kendra'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?booth+coe '''''Coe Booth''''']  
14 year old Kendra lives in the Bronx with her grandmother who watches her every step. Can she prove that she won't end up pregnant at 14 like her mom? Will her mom take her in after she gets her PhD?
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:14 year old Kendra lives in the Bronx with her grandmother who watches her every step. Can she prove that she won't end up pregnant at 14 like her mom? Will her mom take her in after she gets her PhD?
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?bronxwood '''''Bronxwood'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?booth+coe '''''Coe Booth''''']
  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?tyrell '''''Tyrell'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?booth+coe '''''Coe Booth''''']  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?tyrell '''''Tyrell'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?booth+coe '''''Coe Booth''''']  
15 year old Tyrell is living in a homeless shelter in the Bronx and it doesn't seem like his mom is going to get him and his younger brother out of there. It's up to Tyrell to hustle some money, but will it be with music or drugs?
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:15 year old Tyrell is living in a homeless shelter in the Bronx and it doesn't seem like his mom is going to get him and his younger brother out of there. It's up to Tyrell to hustle some money, but will it be with music or drugs?
  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?candy+brooks '''''Candy'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?brooks+kevin '''''Kevin Brooks''''']  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?candy+brooks '''''Candy'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?brooks+kevin '''''Kevin Brooks''''']  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?saint+iggy '''''Saint Iggy'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?going+k+l '''''K.L. Going''''']  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?saint+iggy '''''Saint Iggy'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?going+k+l '''''K.L. Going''''']  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?sister+mischief '''''Sister Mischief'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?goode+l+laura '''''L. Laura Goode''''']
  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+orange+houses '''''The Orange Houses'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?griffin+paul '''''Paul Griffin''''']  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+orange+houses '''''The Orange Houses'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?griffin+paul '''''Paul Griffin''''']  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?hot+girl '''''Hot Girl'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?jordan+dream '''''Dream Jordan''''']  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?hot+girl '''''Hot Girl'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?jordan+dream '''''Dream Jordan''''']  
Kate's been in a gang and now she has it pretty good in her current foster family but is still tempted by the life.
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:Kate's been in a gang and now she has it pretty good in her current foster family but is still tempted by the life.
  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?16+going+on+21 '''''16 Going on 21'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?lee+darrien '''''Darrien Lee''''']  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?16+going+on+21 '''''16 Going on 21'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?lee+darrien '''''Darrien Lee''''']  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?come+up+series+leflore'''''The COME UP Series'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?leflore+lyah+beth '''''Lyah Beth LeFlore''''']
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:Blue and Collin are going big as party promoters but too many people want to take it all away.
  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?off+color '''''Off-Color'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?mcdonald+janet '''''Janet McDonald''''']
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?off+color '''''Off-Color'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?mcdonald+janet '''''Janet McDonald''''']
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?lockdown+myers '''''Lockdown'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?myers+walter+dean '''''Walter Dean Myers''''']  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?lockdown+myers '''''Lockdown'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?myers+walter+dean '''''Walter Dean Myers''''']  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?patterson+heights '''''Patterson Heights'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?pride+felicia'''''Felicia Pride''''']
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:Avery's brother didn't have to die on the streets of Baltimore, but Avery can't throw his life away, too.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?frenemy'''''My Own Worst Frenemy'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?reid+kim '''''Kim Reid''''']
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:Chanti moves between her Detroit neighborhood and her prep school, trying to keep the fact her mom's a cop on the down low while staying out of trouble.
  
 
*The [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?urban+underground+schraff '''''Urban Underground'''''] Series by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?schraff+anne'''''Anne E. Schraff''''']  
 
*The [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?urban+underground+schraff '''''Urban Underground'''''] Series by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?schraff+anne'''''Anne E. Schraff''''']  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?brothers+torres '''''The Brothers Torres'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?voorhees+coert '''''Coert Voorhees''''']  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?brothers+torres '''''The Brothers Torres'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?voorhees+coert '''''Coert Voorhees''''']  
Frankie's older brother Steve seems to be throwing away is soccer start status to hang with the cholos.  Is this going to hurt Frankie's chances with his new girlfriend or help him fight off the guys who are after him?
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:Frankie's older brother Steve seems to be throwing away his soccer start status to hang with the cholos.  Is this going to hurt Frankie's chances with his new girlfriend or help him fight off the guys who are after him?
  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?jumped '''''Jumped'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?williams+garcia+rita '''''Rita Williams-Garcia''''']  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?jumped '''''Jumped'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?williams+garcia+rita '''''Rita Williams-Garcia''''']  
  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?after+tupac'''''After Tupac & D Foster'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?woodson+jacqueline '''''Jacqueline Woodson''''']  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?after+tupac'''''After Tupac & D Foster'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?woodson+jacqueline '''''Jacqueline Woodson''''']  
Neeka and her friend's families keep them pretty locked down on their block in Queens, unlike D, who roams the city.  They all love Tupac, but do they know each other as well as they think?
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:Neeka and her friend's families keep them pretty locked down on their block in Queens, unlike D, who roams the city.  They all love Tupac, but do they know each other as well as they think?
  
 
==Anthologies==
 
==Anthologies==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?break-up-diaries '''''The Break-up Diaries''''']  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?break-up-diaries '''''The Break-up Diaries''''']  
 
  
 
==Urban Lit is not just fiction!==
 
==Urban Lit is not just fiction!==
  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?rose+that+grew+from+concrete '''''The Rose That Grew From Concrete'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?shakur+tupac '''''Tupac Shakur''''']
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?rose+that+grew+from+concrete '''''The Rose That Grew From Concrete'''''] by [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?shakur+tupac '''''Tupac Shakur''''']
 
  
  

Revision as of 17:19, 7 April 2012

Article in Setting Young Adult Nonfiction and Young Adult Fiction

Novels and Series

14 year old Kendra lives in the Bronx with her grandmother who watches her every step. Can she prove that she won't end up pregnant at 14 like her mom? Will her mom take her in after she gets her PhD?
15 year old Tyrell is living in a homeless shelter in the Bronx and it doesn't seem like his mom is going to get him and his younger brother out of there. It's up to Tyrell to hustle some money, but will it be with music or drugs?
Kate's been in a gang and now she has it pretty good in her current foster family but is still tempted by the life.
Blue and Collin are going big as party promoters but too many people want to take it all away.
Avery's brother didn't have to die on the streets of Baltimore, but Avery can't throw his life away, too.
Chanti moves between her Detroit neighborhood and her prep school, trying to keep the fact her mom's a cop on the down low while staying out of trouble.
Frankie's older brother Steve seems to be throwing away his soccer start status to hang with the cholos. Is this going to hurt Frankie's chances with his new girlfriend or help him fight off the guys who are after him?
Neeka and her friend's families keep them pretty locked down on their block in Queens, unlike D, who roams the city. They all love Tupac, but do they know each other as well as they think?

Anthologies

Urban Lit is not just fiction!