Skip to Content Skip to Menu. Told in alternating voices, this is the compelling and nuanced story of two Springfield High School students: Rashad, a black year-old ROTC member and aspiring artist, and Quinn, a white senior and varsity basketball player, and what happens when an off-duty officer and family friend of Quinn viciously assaults Rashad at a corner store after wrongly assuming he was stealing a bag of chips. Mary B. Addison killed a baby. She didn't say much in that first interview with detectives, and the media filled in the only blanks that mattered: a white baby had died while under the care of a churchgoing black woman and her nine-year-old daughter. The public convicted Mary and the jury made it official.
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Young Adult Books Released By Black Authors In The First Half Of
We're almost halfway through , and one of the good things that has come from it are these YA books. What it's about: Tyson Trice feels like he doesn't belong after moving to the wealthy town of Pacific Hills. He's recovering from being shot and doesn't care much for anything. Nandy Smith is a golden girl of Pacific Hills, so she isn't exactly thrilled when she hears her family is taking in a troubled teen for the summer.
23 Phenomenal Young Adult Books By Black Authors From The First Half Of 2020
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