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Turpin, Bahni

Works: 157 works in 770 publications in 2 languages and 31,629 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Biography  Biographies 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, nar
Classifications: PS3619.T636, 813.6
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Publications about Bahni Turpin
Publications by Bahni Turpin
Most widely held works by Bahni Turpin
The help by Kathryn Stockett( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 2,087 libraries worldwide
In a time when the civil rights movement is in full force, three women, Minny, Aibileen, and Skeeter, start a movement that puts them all at risk. They show the town that, whether black or white, women can unite
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,751 libraries worldwide
Henrietta Lacks, a poor Southern tobacco farmer, was buried in an unmarked grave sixty years ago. Yet her cells -- taken without her knowledge, grown in culture and bought and sold by the billions -- became one of the most important tools in medical research. Rebecca Skloot takes us on an extraordinary journey from the "colored" ward of Johns Hopkins Hospital in the 1950s to East Baltimore today, where Henrietta's family struggles with her legacy
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,425 libraries worldwide
Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. All the slaves lead a hellish existence, but Cora has it worse than most; she is an outcast even among her fellow Africans. When Caesar, a slave recently arrived from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they take the perilous decision to escape to the North, embarking on a harrowing flight, state by state, seeking true freedom
The twelve tribes of Hattie : [a novel] by Ayana Mathis( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,173 libraries worldwide
In 1923, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and settles in Philadelphia, hoping for a chance at a better life. Instead, she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment and watches helplessly as her firstborn twins succumb to an illness a few pennies could have prevented. Hattie gives birth to nine more children whom she raises with grit and mettle and not an ounce of the tenderness they crave. She vows to prepare them for the calamitous difficulty they are sure to face in their later lives, to meet a world that will not love them, a world that will not be kind. Captured here in twelve luminous narrative threads, their lives tell the story of a mother's monumental courage and the journey of a nation
Daughters of the dust by Julie Dash( visu )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
Story of a large African-American family as they prepare to move North from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia at the dawn of the 20th century
The mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 893 libraries worldwide
With love and determination befitting the "world's greatest family," twelve-year-old Deza Malone, her older brother Jimmie, and their parents endure tough times in Gary, Indiana, and later Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression
The kitchen house by Kathleen Grissom( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
"When a white servant girl violates the order of plantation society, she unleashes a tragedy that exposes the worst and best in the people she has come to call her family. Orphaned while onboard a ship from Ireland to America, seven-year-old Lavinia arrives on the steps of a tobacco plantation where she is to live and work with the slaves of the kitchen house. Under the care of Belle, the master's illegitimate daughter, Lavinia becomes deeply bonded to her adopted family, though she is set apart from them by her white skin. Eventually, Lavinia is accepted into the world of the big house, where the master is absent and the mistress battles opium addiction. Lavinia finds herself perilously straddling two very different worlds. When she is forced to make a choice, loyalties are brought into question, dangerous truths are laid bare, and lives are put at risk"--Publisher's description
The true meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 871 libraries worldwide
In the chaotic turmoil that follows the Boov invasion of Earth, eleven-year-old Gratuity Tucci finds herself driving her mother's car to Florida, where all of the humans are being relocated, with her cat and a renegade extraterrestiral named J. Lo as her copilots
The sun is also a star by Nicola Yoon( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 781 libraries worldwide
Natasha, whose family is hours away from being deported, and Daniel, a first generation Korean-American who strives to live up to his parents' expectations, unexpectedly fall in love and must determine which path they will choose in order to be together
The hate u give by Angie Thomas( file )
15 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil's name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr. But what Starr does, or does not, say could upend her community. It could also endanger her life
Red River by Lalita Tademy( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 libraries worldwide
"The intertwining stories of two Louisiana families--three generations of African-American men--and their struggles to make a place for themselves in a country deeply divided in the aftermath of the Civil War and beyond"--Provided by publisher
New England white by Stephen L Carter( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
In a New England university town of Elm Harbor a murder begins to crack the veneer that has hidden the racial complications of the town's past, the secrets of a prominent family, and the most hidden bastions of African-American political influence
Everything, everything by Nicola Yoon( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
The story of a teenage girl who's literally allergic to the outside world. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated romance that challenges everything she's ever known. The narrative unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, illustrations, and more
Crossroads by Eric Clapton( visu )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
On the night of their senior prom, Lucy and her once-close childhood friends -- Kit and Mimi -- reunite to dig up a time capsule they buried together as little girls. Mimi's wants to make good on her childhood dreams; leaving their small town for fame and fortune in Los Angeles. Though Lucy and Kit are reluctant to join her, they decide to tag along, agreeing to be chauffeured by Mimi's friend, Ben. As they trek across the country, plagued by car problems, unsanitary motels, and petty bickering, the three friends reveal meaningful secrets to each other
The house girl : a novel by Tara Conklin( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
A stunning debut that intertwines the story of an escaped house slave in 1852 Virginia with that of an ambitious young lawyer in contemporary New York, and in so doing asks questions of justice, love and family, in slave-holding Virginia and today
Just too good to be true by E. Lynn Harris( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
Love, lies, relationships, and honesty shape Harris' novel about Carmyn, a single mother, who struggles to maintain peace with her son, Brady. He's always been a devout, celibate Christian and is a star college athlete bound for the NFL but all is challenged when a gorgeous cheerleader named Barrett enters his world. Does she really want him or his money? Carmyn fears the worst but does she have demons in her past that could scar Brady?
Push : a novel by Sapphire( file )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
An electrifying first novel that shocks by its language, its circumstances, and its brutal honesty, Push recounts a young black street-girl's horrendous and redemptive journey through a Harlem inferno. For Precious Jones, 16 and pregnant with her father's child, miraculous hope appears and the world begins to open up for her when a courageous, determined teacher bullies, cajoles, and inspires her to learn to read, to define her own feelings and set them down in a diary
Some kind of hero by Suzanne Brockmann( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Attorney Martell Griffin must protect his family member Berto Dellarosa from being murdered in a gangland-style slaying. Vanishing is not an option--the only way out is for him to obtain incriminating evidence against the murderers and their crooked cop partners
The sacrifice : a novel by Joyce Carol Oates( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
When a fourteen-year-old girl is the alleged victim of a terrible act of racial violence, the incident shocks and galvanizes her community, exacerbating the racial tension that has been simmering in this New Jersey town for decades
Pieces and Players by Blue Balliett( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Thirteen extremely valuable pieces of art have been stolen from one of the most secretive museums in the world. A Vermeer has vanished. A Manet is missing. And nobody has any idea where they and the other eleven artworks might be ... or who might have stolen them
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