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The stars and the blackness between them

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"Told in two voices, sixteen-year-old Audre and Mabel, both young women of color from different backgrounds, fall in love and figure out how to care for each other as one of them faces a fatal illness." --
Trinidad. Audre is being sent to live in America with her father because her strictly religious mother caught her with her secret girlfriend, the pastor's daughter. Her grandmother Queenie tries to reassure her granddaughter that she won't lose her roots. Minneapolis. Mabel is trying to figure out why she feels the way she feels-- about her ex Terrell, about her girl Jada and that moment they had in the woods. When Audre and her father come for dinner, Mabel falls hard for Audre and is determined to take care of her as she tries to navigate an American high school. But when test results reveal why Mabel has been feeling low-key sick all summer, it's Audre who is caring for Mabel as they face face a deeply uncertain future. -- adapted from jacket

Available copies

  • 9 of 11 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

1 current hold with 11 total copies.
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Shelving Location
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Chappaqua Library YA PETRUS (Text)
YA New Item
31005154430260
Available
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Eastchester Public Library YA FICTION PETRUS (Text)
YA Fiction
31008152374027
Available
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Hendrick Hudson Free Library YA PETRUS, J (Text)
YA Fiction
31016151690863
Available
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Mamaroneck Public Library District YA PET (Text)
YA Fiction
31015152560729
Checked out
02/19/2020
New Rochelle Public Library YA PETRUS (Text)
YA New Item
31019156304241
Available
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North Castle Public Library YA PETRUS (Text)
YA Fiction
31001152042215
Available
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Somers Library NEW YA PETRUS (Text)
YA Fiction
31031151816558
Available
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Tuckahoe Public Library YA PETRUS (Text)
YA Fiction
31034170139879
Available
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Warner Library YA FICTION PETRUS (Text)
YA Fiction
31033152135103
Available
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White Plains Public Library YA FICTION (Text)
YA Fiction
31544209947688
Available
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