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    • Claudette Colvin

    • Twice Toward Justice
    • By: Phillip Hoose
    • Narrated by: Channie Waites
    • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    On March 2, 1955, a slim, bespectacled teenager refused to give up her seat to a white woman on a segregated bus in Mont-gomery, Alabama. Shouting "It's my constitutional right!" as police dragged her off to jail, Claudette Colvin decided she'd had enough of the Jim Crow segregation laws that had angered and puzzled her since she was a young child.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The funny yet touching story of women leders!

    • By Talia on 02-06-12

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Like Vanessa

    • By: Tami Charles
    • Narrated by: Channie Waites
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In this semiautobiographical debut novel set in 1983, Vanessa Martin's real-life reality of living with family in public housing in Newark, New Jersey, is a far cry from the glamorous Miss America stage. She struggles with an incarcerated mother she barely remembers, a grandfather dealing with addiction, and her own battle with self-confidence. But when a new teacher at school coordinates a beauty pageant and convinces Vanessa to enter, Vanessa's view of her own world begins to change. 

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Dear America

    • With the Might of Angels
    • By: Andrea Davis Pinkney
    • Narrated by: Channie Waites
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In the fall of 1955, twelve-year-old Dawn Rae Johnson learns she will be the only one of her friends attending a previously all-white school. However, not everyone supports integration and Dawnie must endure the realities of racism firsthand. In time, Dawnie learns that the true meaning of justice comes from remaining faithful to the integrity within oneself.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Zora and Me

    • By: Victoria Bond, T. R. Simon
    • Narrated by: Channie Waites
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    When a young man’s body is found by the railroad tracks, the murder and its mysterious circumstances threaten the peace and security of a small Florida town. Zora believes she knows who killed Ivory, and she isn’t afraid to tell anyone who’ll listen. Whether Zora is telling the truth or stretching it, she’s a riveting storyteller. Her latest tale is especially mesmerizing because it is so chillingly believable....

    Regular price: $16.09

    • A Poem for Peter

    • The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of the Snowy Day
    • By: Andrea Davis Pinkney
    • Narrated by: Channie Waites
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    With the groundbreaking Caldecott winner The Snowy Day, the first mainstream picture book to feature an African American child, Ezra Jack Keats became part of children's literature history. Keats's best-loved books are the ones that portray the neighborhood where he grew up. He was an inspiration to many artists of color, who, for the first time, saw themselves reflected in his books.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • Liar

    • By: Justine Larbalestier
    • Narrated by: Channie Waites
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Micah will freely admit she's a compulsive liar, but that may be the one honest thing she'll ever tell you. Over the years she's fooled everyone: her classmates, her teachers, even her parents. And she's always managed to stay one step ahead of her lies. That is, until her boyfriend dies under brutal circumstances and her dishonesty begins to catch up with her. But is it possible to tell the truth when lying comes as easily as breathing?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Refreshing

    • By Cara Rios on 10-27-09

    Regular price: $20.99

    • This Is the Rope

    • By: Jacqueline Woodson
    • Narrated by: Channie Waites
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The story of one family's journey north during the Great Migration starts with a little girl in South Carolina who finds a rope under a tree one summer. She has no idea the rope will become part of her family's history. But for three generations, that rope is passed down, used for everything from jump rope games to tying suitcases onto a car for the big move north to New York City, and even for a family reunion where that first little girl is now a grandmother.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Liar

    • By: Justine Larbalestier
    • Narrated by: Channie Waites
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    A compelling psychological thriller set in New York City told from the point of view of a compulsive liar. Written by one of the most ingenious writers of Young Adult fiction today.

    Regular price: $20.97