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By: Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Get to know Aristotle, a smart, brave, and lonely fifteen-year-old boy growing up in Texas during the 1980s, as he seeks to discover the secrets of his family, his identity, and his own heart.
By: Dashka Slater
Meet Sasha and Richard, two Oakland teenager living in completely different worlds. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes, while riding the the 57 bus home from school. Explore how a single moment of recklessness changed both of their lives forever, getting to know the complex reality behind this true-life story.
By: Sherman Alexie
Trace the story of Arnold “Junior” Spirit, and his experiences straddling two different worlds: his home on the Spokane Indian Reservation, where poverty and alcoholism are prevalent, and his place at the nearby all-white high school.
By: Angie Thomas
Get to know Starr Carter–a brave, intelligent, and resilient young woman who witnesses her best friend’s death at the hands of a police officer. This book traces Starr’s story, and it is also reflects a national conversation about state-sanctioned violence and the Black Lives Matter movement.
By: Nicola Yoon
Meet Daniel and Natasha: two teenagers in America facing the real struggles young people face–from developing a crush, to dealing with parental relationships and expectations, to considering the meaning of love and life, and finally, coping with the pressures of racism, immigration, and identity. This book thoughtfully explores the question of what it means to be American.