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  Cover Art: One Day It'll All Make Sense Common
One Day It'll All Make Sense
The Grammy Award-winning recording artist and actor shares the story of his life, from his youth on Chicago's South side and rise in the hip-hop industry to his movie appearances and the lessons he has learned as a son and a father.
305 p. 2011
Adult Nonfiction Book (Biography)
  Cover Art: Can't Stop the Shine Davis, Joyce
Can't Stop the Shine
When an American-Idol-esque competition comes to Atlanta, Kalia, at the urging of her sister Mariama, tries out and makes the top twenty, which brings about jealousy--both on stage and at home.
250 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Friend is Not a Verb Ehrenhaft, Daniel
Friend is Not a Verb
While sixteen-year-old Hen's family and friends try to make his supposed dreams of becoming a rock star come true, he deals with the reality of being in a band with an ex-girlfriend, a friendship that may become love, and his older sister's mysterious disappearance and reappearance.
241 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: My Big Mouth Hannan, Peter
My Big Mouth
When Davis Delaware moves to a new school after the death of his mother, he immediately gets on the wrong side of Gerald, the school bully, when he creates a band called The Amazing Dweebs along with Molly, the girl he has a crush on--who also happens to be Gerald's girlfriend.
235 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: How to Rock Break-ups and Make-ups Haston, Meg
How to Rock Break-ups and Make-ups
Twelve-year-old Kacey Simon's jealousy threatens her popularity when her new crush Zander's ex-girlfriend and former lead singer, Stevie, arrives in town.
340 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Decoded Jay-Z
Decoded
Decoded ... a collection of lyrics and their meanings that together tell the story of a culture, an art form, a moment in history, and one of the most provocative and successful artists of our time--Dust jacket.
317 p. 2010
Adult Nonfiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Purpose Jean, Wyclef
Purpose
In a Revelation-filled memoir that touches on the universal themes of poverty, immigration, religion, father/son relationships, and the heights of celebrity, one of music's most talented and innovative artists, Wyclef Jean, provides a candid and deeply personal look at his life and career. Book jacket.
250 p. 2012
Adult Nonfiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: How the Mistakes Were Made McMahon, Tyler
How the Mistakes Were Made
Former punk rocker Laura Loss joins with two talented young musicians, Sean and Nathan, to form the group The Mistakes, and as they rise to fame, they must come to terms with their stardom and the volatile bonds among the three.
342 p. 2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Sky is Everywhere Nelson, Jandy
The Sky is Everywhere
In the months after her sister dies, seventeen-year-old Lennie falls into a love triangle and discovers the strength to follow her dream of becoming a musician.
275 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Put On Your Crown Queen Latifah
Put On Your Crown
A wake-up call to empowerment. Oscar-nominated actress, Grammy-winning entertainer, entrepreneur--Queen Latifah has done it all. Through everything she has encountered, she has come to love herself, including her flaws. But this transformation didn't happen overnight: The Queen had to overcome a series of challenges--difficult moments--before she knew she was going to emerge triumphant.
197 p. 2010
Adult Nonfiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Freefall Scott, Mindi
Freefall
A bass guitar player in a teen rock band deals with alcoholism, his best friend's death, and first love.
275 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Prince : 21 Nights St. Nicholas, Randee
Prince : 21 Nights
This beautifully designed photographic essay flows from Prince's sensational, unprecedented, record-breaking, sold-out 21 concerts in 21 nights at London's O2 Arena in 2007.
1 v. 2008
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Spin it Like That Taylor, Chandra Sparks
Spin it Like That
Sixteen-year-old Jasmine Richardson has a love for music. When she gets on the turntables, her gift for spinning and rhyming earn her admiration and respect. She's also talented academically, but her parents disapprove of their daughter's hobby, hoping it's a phase she's going through.
247 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Rock On Vega, Denise
Rock On
High school sophomore Ori Taylor, lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter in a nameless rock band, has always been known as the easily-overlooked younger brother of Del, a high school sports star, but when Del suddenly returns home from college just as Ori is starting to gain some confidence in himself, Del expects everything to return to the way it used to be.
297 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
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