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    • How It Went Down

    • By: Kekla Magoon
    • Narrated by: Cherise Boothe, Shari Peele, Kevin R. Free, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    When 16-year-old Tariq Johnson dies from two gunshot wounds, his community is thrown into an uproar. Tariq was black. The shooter, Jack Franklin, is white. In the aftermath of Tariq's death, everyone has something to say, but no two accounts of the events line up. Day by day, new twists further obscure the truth. Tariq's friends, family, and community struggle to make sense of the tragedy, and to cope with the hole left behind when a life is cut short.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • gives perspective on race.

    • By J. Carey on 08-17-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Rock and the River

    • By: Kekla Magoon
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    For 13-year-old Sam it's not easy being the son of known civil-rights activist Roland Childs. Especially when his older (and best friend), Stick, begins to drift away from him for no apparent reason. And then it happens: Sam finds something that changes everything forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A well told story which endures

    • By Jerry K Lee on 05-29-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Season of Styx Malone

    • By: Kekla Magoon
    • Narrated by: Sullivan Jones
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Caleb Franklin and his big brother Bobby Gene have the whole summer for adventures in the woods behind their house in Sutton, Indiana. Caleb dreams of venturing beyond their ordinary small town, but his dad likes the family to stay close to home. Then Caleb and Bobby Gene meet new neighbor Styx Malone. Styx is 16 and oozes cool. He's been lots of different places. Styx promises Caleb and Bobby Gene that together, they can pull off the Great Escalator Trade - exchanging one small thing for something better until they achieve their wildest dream.

    Regular price: $25.20

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    • A Novel
    • By: Ilyasah Shabazz, Kekla Magoon
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham, Ilyasah Shabazz
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Malcolm Little's parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but from what he can tell, that's nothing but a pack of lies - after all, his father's been murdered, his mother's been taken away, and his dreams of becoming a lawyer have gotten him laughed out of school. There's no point in trying, he figures, and lured by the nightlife of Boston and New York, he escapes into a world of fancy suits, jazz, girls, and reefer.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Wanted to love

    • By Deangelo on 04-27-16

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Shadows of Sherwood

    • A Robyn Hoodlum Adventure
    • By: Kekla Magoon
    • Narrated by: Amber Patrick
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    The night her parents disappear, 12-year-old Robyn Loxley must learn to fend for herself. Her home, Nott City, has been taken over by a harsh governor, Ignomus Crown. After fleeing for her life, Robyn has no choice but to join a band of strangers - misfit kids, each with their own special talent for mischief. Setting out to right the wrongs of Crown's merciless government, they take their outlaw status in stride. But Robyn can't rest until she finds her parents.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!! Looking forward to book 2 now!

    • By Melissa on 07-12-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Infinity Riders

    • Voyagers, Book 4
    • By: Kekla Magoon
    • Narrated by: Robbie Daymond
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    On the fourth planet, Infinity, the Voyagers journey deep underground, through a complex maze of tunnels. The tunnels are full of alien life - and danger. And before they can escape, one of their own will be taken from them....

    Regular price: $25.20