Urban Lit: Tough Tales From the Streets


Subject:
Literature & Books , Crime , Teen/Young Adult Literature , Gangs

Description:
Briefly annotated bibliography of nonfiction and fiction works in the urban lit genre. Items include "an autobiography of a Puerto Rican teen fighting to stay alive in Harlem's mean streets," "an intimate, detailed look at gang life as a Crip from the '70s to the '90s," and novels about a hit-man seeking vengeance on a pimp, and Oakland, California, street gangs. Most titles are designed for young adult readers. From the Beaverton City Library (Oregon).

Publisher:
Beaverton City Library

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.beavertonlibrary.org/teens/urbanlit.html


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