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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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    Boy21

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    Boy21

    Quick, Matthew, 1973-

    Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, lives in a dismal Pennsylvania town that is ruled by the Irish mob, and when his coach asks him to mentor a troubled African American student who has transferred there from an elite private school in California, he finds that they have a lot in common in spite of their apparent differences.

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    When I was the greatest

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    When I was the greatest

    Reynolds, Jason.

    Ali lives in Bed-Stuy, a Brooklyn neighborhood known for guns and drugs, but he and his sister, Jazz, and their neighbors, Needles and Noodles, stay out of trouble until they go to the wrong party, where one gets badly hurt and another leaves with a target on his back.

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    Over the wall

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    Over the wall

    Ritter, John H., 1951-

    Thirteen-year-old Tyler, who has trouble controlling his anger, spends an important summer with his cousins in New York City, playing baseball and sorting out how he feels about violence, war, and in particular the Vietnamese conflict that took his grandfather's life.

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    Hip-hop high school

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    Hip-hop high school

    Sitomer, Alan Lawrence.

    Theresa Anderson is every kind of smart, but with the example of her super-achieving older brother towering above her, Theresa hasn't even been trying. How can a girl compete against the family favorite, especially when he's a certified local hero? Then she finds hip hop music, and Devon.

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    Buried onions

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    Buried onions

    Soto, Gary.

    When nineteen-year-old Eddie drops out of college, he struggles to find a place for himself as a Mexican American living in a violence-infested neighborhood of Fresno, California.

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    Wringer

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    Wringer

    Spinelli, Jerry.

    As Palmer comes of age, he must either accept the violence of being a wringer at his town's annual Pigeon Day or find the courage to oppose it.

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