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    Unstoppable Octobia May

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    Unstoppable Octobia May

    Flake, Sharon.

    In 1953 ten-year-old Octobia May lives in her Aunt's boarding house in the South, surrounded by an African American community which has its own secrets and internal racism, and spends her days wondering if Mr. Davenport in room 204 is really a vampire--or something else entirely.

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    Papa's mark

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    Papa's mark

    Battle-Lavert, Gwendolyn.

    After his son helps him learn to write his name, Samuel T. Blow goes to the courthouse in his Southern town to cast his ballot on the first election day ever on which African-Americans were allowed to vote.

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    Grandmama's pride

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    Grandmama's pride

    Birtha, Becky, 1948-

    While on a trip in 1956 to visit her grandmother in the South, six-year-old Sarah Marie experiences segregation for the first time, but discovers that things have changed by the time she returns the following year.

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    Light in the darkness

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    Light in the darkness

    Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

    Risking a whipping if they are discovered, Rosa and her mama sneak away from their slave quarters during the night to a hidden location in a field where they learn to read and write in a pit school.

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    The listeners

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    The listeners

    Whelan, Gloria.

    After a day of picking cotton in late 1860, Ella May, a young slave, joins her friends Bobby and Sue at their second job of listening outside the windows of their master's house for useful information.

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