Children of the Land

This unforgettable memoir from a prize winning poet about growing up undocumented in the United States recounts the sorrows and joys of a family torn apart by draconian policies and chronicles one young man s attempt to build a future in a nation that denies his existence You were not a ghost even

Riot Baby

Riot Baby bursts at the seams of story with so much fire, passion and power that in the end it turns what we call a narrative into something different altogether Marlon James Rooted in foundational loss and the hope that can live in anger, Riot Baby is both a global dystopian narrative an

From the Desk of Zoe Washington

Zoe Washington isn t sure what to write What does a girl say to the father she s never met, hadn t heard from until his letter arrived on her twelfth birthday, and who s been in prison for a terrible crime A crime he says he never committed Could Marcus really be innocent Zoe is determined to

Go with the Flow

Good friends help you go with the flow Best friends help you start a revolution Sophos Abby, Brit, Christine, and Sasha are fed up Hazelton High never has enough tampons Or pads Or adults who will listen Sick of an administration that puts football before female health, the girls confront

The Nickel Boys

The story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow era Florida.As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr Martin Luther King to heart He is as good as anyone Abandoned by his

The Hate U Give

A three time winner of Goodreads Choice Awards 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