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    The outsiders

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    The outsiders

    Hinton, S. E.

    Three brothers struggle to stay together after their parents' death, as they search for an identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society.

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    Romiette & Julio

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    Romiette & Julio

    Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

    Romiette, an African-American girl, and Julio, a Hispanic boy, discover that they attend the same high school after falling in love on the Internet, but are harrassed by a gang whose members object to their interracial dating.

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    Perfect chemistry

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    Perfect chemistry

    Elkeles, Simone.

    When wealthy, seemingly perfect Brittany and Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, develop a relationship after Alex discovers that Brittany is not exactly who she seems to be, they must face the disapproval of their schoolmates--and others.

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    Party girl

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    Party girl

    Ewing, Lynne.

    The death of her best friend Ana in a drive-by shooting causes fifteen-year-old Kata to question her position in the Los Angeles gang life.

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    The outsiders

    Hinton, S. E.

    The struggle of three brothers to stay together after their parent's death and their quest for identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society.

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    The stars beneath our feet

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    The stars beneath our feet

    Moore, David Barclay.

    "A boy tries to steer a safe path through the projects in Harlem in the wake of his brother's death ..."--Amazon.

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    This way home

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    This way home

    Moore, Wes, 1978-, author.

    Elijah, seventeen, has always been sure of just one thing--basketball--and believes it will be his way out of West Baltimore, but when gang violence knocks him down, helping a veteran repair his rickety home helps Elijah see what really matters.

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    Autobiography of my dead brother

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    Autobiography of my dead brother

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Jesse uses his sketchbook and comic strips to make sense of his home in Harlem and the loss of a close friendship.

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    Scorpions

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    Scorpions

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    After reluctantly taking on the leadership of the Harlem gang, the Scorpions, Jamal finds that his enemies treat him with respect when he acquires a gun--until a tragedy occurs.

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    Rite of passage

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    Rite of passage

    Wright, Richard, 1908-1960.

    When fifteen-year-old Johnny Gibbs is told that he is really a foster child, he runs off into the streets of Harlem and meets up with a gang that wants him to participate in a mugging. Includes criticism of Wright's fiction.

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    City of orphans

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    City of orphans

    Avi, 1937-

    In 1893 New York, thirteen-year-old Maks, a newsboy, teams up with Willa, a homeless girl, to clear his older sister, Emma, from charges that she stole from the brand new Waldorf Hotel, where she works. Includes historical notes.

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    Full of Beans

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    Full of Beans

    Holm, Jennifer L.

    Ten-year-old Beans Curry, a member of the Keepsies, the best marble playing gang in Depression-era Key West, Florida, engages in various schemes to earn money while "New Dealers" from Washington, D.C., arrive to turn run down Key West into a tourist resort.

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    Sammy Keyes and the search for Snake Eyes

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    Sammy Keyes and the search for Snake Eyes

    Van Draanen, Wendelin.

    When thirteen-year-old Sammy finds herself with an abandoned baby on her hands, she sets out to find the young mother, who may belong to a gang, and accidentally jeopardizes her position on the softball team.

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