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Down these mean streets by Thomas, Piri 

Paperback(Vintage, 1997)

BTSB #: 879302 Available

Dewey: 974.7/BAges: 16-18   
Lexile: 820

Subjects: Thomas, Piri,|d1928-2011 Puerto Ricans - New York (State) - New York - Biography Vulgarity in popular culture Drug abuse Criminals - Biography Prisons Sexual intercourse Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Biography New York (N.Y.) - Biography

Summary: As he recounts the journey that took him from adolescence in El Barrio to a lock-up in Sing Sing to the freedom that comes of self-acceptance, faith, and inner confidence, Piri Thomas gives a frank tale of street life and the dream of escaping it.

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Guarding supermax prisons [HIghly guarded places]by Spalding, Maddie 

BTSB Prebound(Child's World, 2017)

BTSB #: 837116 Available

Dewey: 365/NAges: 8-11   
AR: 4.6 MG Lexile: 710 F&P: W

Subjects: Prisons

Summary: See what goes into safely securing and guarding some of the world's most violent criminals in supermax prisons.

6.50 *

Locked up for freedom : civil rights protesters at the Leesburg Stockade by Schwartz, Heather E. 

BTSB Prebound(Millbrook Press, 2018)

BTSB #: 791512 Available

Dewey: 323.1196/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 6.6 MG Lexile: 970

Subjects: African Americans - Civil rights - Georgia - History|y20th century African American girls - Georgia - History|y20th century African American prisoners African American civil rights workers Civil rights demonstrations Civil rights movements Prisons Leesburg (Lee County, Ga.) - History|y20th century

Summary: In 1963, more than 30 African American girls, ages 11-14, were arrested for taking part in Civil Rights protests in Americus, Georgia. Then came a greater ordeal: confinement in a Civil-War-era stockade.

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Mass incarceration, black men, and the fight for justice [Issues in action (Read Woke Books)]by Lewis, Cicely 

BTSB Prebound(Lerner, 2022)

BTSB #: 568332 In Bindery

Dewey: 365/NAges: 9-14   
Lexile: 1080

Subjects: Prisons African American prisoners Discrimination in administration of criminal justice United States - Race relations

Summary: The US criminal justice system disproportionately targets black men, resulting in much higher incarceration rates and impacts that can last a lifetime. Readers learn this system's history and context and ways they can help.

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