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Jewell Parker Rhodes

  • 5 stars across 7 books
    Jewell Parker Rhodes grew up in Pennsylvania. She is an author of adult and children's books, a Coretta Scott King Honour award-winner, and a professor of creative writing at Arizona State University. She currently lives in San Jose.
    7th September 2021

    Paradise on Fire

    'Addy is a heroine any reader might aspire to be, a teenager who learns to trust her own voice and instincts, who re... More

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    4th May 2021

    Black Brother, Black Brother

    Donte wishes he were invisible. As one of the few black boys at Middlefield Prep, he feels as if he is constantly swim... More

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    19th April 2018

    Ghost Boys

    A New York Times Bestseller This was one of my most anticipated 2018 books and I was not disappointed. A must... More

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    26th May 2016

    Bayou Magic

    If only Maddy can see the mermaid, can it be real? It's Maddy's turn to have a bayou summer. At first she misse... More

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    1st June 2015

    Sugar

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    3rd May 2012

    Ninth Ward

    Abandoned by her peers because of her ability to see spirits, Lanesha longs for connection despite the strong love of he... More

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    12th July 2016

    Towers Falling

    When her fifth-grade teacher hints that a series of lessons about home and community will culminate with one big answe... More

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    • Paradise on Fire

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      by Sratt

      Years ago, Addy’s parents tragically died in a fire. Ever since, she has had to live with her grandmother. 
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      Paradise on Fire

      by Fifiod

      I really enjoyed this book but i did need some help to read it. I really enjoyed getting to know the characters and like that the book was written as...

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      by ESCP

      It took me a while to get into this book. Adaugo, or Addy as she is known, is looked after by her Grandma Bibi after the death of her parents in a fir...

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