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Aya by Marguerite Abouet
Large Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
Ivory Coast, 1978. Family and friends gather at Aya? s house every evening to watch the country? s first television ad campaign promoting the fortifying effects of Solibra, ? the strong man? s beer.? It? s a golden time, and  [ more ]

  
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.95 
Achebe's masterpiece tells the story of Okonkwo, strongman of an Ibo village in Nigeria, as he witnesses the destruction of his culture and the loss of his own place within it.  [ more ]

  
The Poetry of Black America
Anthology of the 20th Century
by Arnold Adoff
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
by Julia Alvarez
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
ALA Notable Book and Winner of the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Fiction, 1991. Dr. Carlos Garcia's role in a failed coup on a Caribbean island means that he and his wife, Laura, must flee with their four  [ more ]

  
In the Time of the Butterflies
by Julia Alvarez
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Julia Alvarez's eagerly awaited second novel is a powerful story of courage, innocence, and political martyrdom in the Hispanic Caribbean.  [ more ]

  
Yo! by Julia Alvarez
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
At last! A zesty, exuberant follow-up to the wildly popular How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, full of Julia Alvarez's keen observations and tender affection for her characters.  [ more ]

  
Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
Mass Market
Retail Price: $5.99 
This groundbreaking classic is more compelling than ever for today's readers. A sensation when it was first published and a perennial best-seller ever since, this real-life diary charts an anonymous teenage girl's struggle with the seductive -- and often fatal  [ more ]

  
Emma - Wordsworth Classics
by Jane Austen
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $4.99 
Jane Austen teased readers with the idea of a 'heroine whom no one but myself will much like', but Emma is irresistible. 'Handsome, clever, and rich', Emma is also an 'imaginist', 'on fire with speculation and foresight'. She sees the  [ more ]

  
The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
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The White Boy Shuffle
by Paul Beatty
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Paul Beatty's hilarious and scathing debut novel is about Gunner Kaufman, an awkward, black surfer bum who is moved by his mother from Santa Monica to urban West Los Angeles. There, he begins to undergo a startling transformation from neighborhood  [ more ]


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