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    Bang!

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    Bang!

    Flake, Sharon.

    A teenage boy must face the harsh realities of inner city life, a disintegrating family, and destructive temptations as he struggles to find his identity as a young man.

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    Begging for change

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    Begging for change

    Flake, Sharon.

    Fourteen-year-old Raspberry Hill tries to sort out her confused feelings of disgust, shame, and love for her homeless, drug addicted father and worries that she may have inherited his lying and stealing ways.

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    Money hungry

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    Money hungry

    Flake, Sharon.

    All thirteen-year-old Raspberry can think of is making money so that she and her mother never have to worry about living on the streets again.

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    Tight

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    Tight

    Maldonado, Torrey, author.

    After his quick-tempered father gets in a fight and is sent back to jail, sixth-grader Bryan, known for being quiet and thoughtful, snaps and follows new friend Mike into trouble.

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    Secret Saturdays

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    Secret Saturdays

    Maldonado, Torrey.

    Justin, a fatherless twelve-year-old in a dangerous neighborhood in New York, starts to worry about his friend Sean, who has started telling lies and getting into trouble at school, and when he suspects that the change in attitude is connected to mysterious trips Sean takes with his mother, he tries to get involved.

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    Junebug

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    Junebug

    Mead, Alice.

    An inquisitive young boy who lives with his mother and younger sister in a rough housing project in New Haven, Connecticut, approaches his tenth birthday with a mixture of anticipation and worry.

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    Angel City

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    Angel City

    Johnston, Tony, 1942-

    Joseph, an old African-American man, finds a Mexican baby abandoned in a Dumpster and raises him in a rough Los Angeles neighborhood to know both African-American and Mexican American ways.

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