Lockhart and gillian flynn about the mystery of one teenage girl’s disappearance and the traumatic effects of the truth. Monday charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. How can a teenage girl just vanish without anyone noticing that she’s gone? Now claudia needs her best—and only—friend more than ever.
Monday's Not Coming #ad - So when monday doesn’t turn up for the first day of school, Claudia’s worried. When she doesn’t show for the second day, or second week, Claudia knows that something is wrong. But monday’s mother refuses to give Claudia a straight answer, and Monday’s sister April is even less help. As claudia digs deeper into her friend’s disappearance, she discovers that no one seems to remember the last time they saw Monday.
AllegedlyKatherine Tegen Books #ad - The public convicted Mary and the jury made it official. But did she do it? there wasn’t a point to setting the record straight before, but now she’s got Ted—and their unborn child—to think about. No one knows the real Momma. When the state threatens to take her baby, Mary’s fate now lies in the hands of the one person she distrusts the most: her Momma.
Allegedly #ad - But does anyone know the real Mary? Allegedly. 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. Addison killed a baby. Jackson about a girl convicted of murder seeking the truth while surviving life in a group home.
Mary B. 4 starred reviews!orange is the new black meets Walter Dean Myer’s Monster in this gritty, twisty, and haunting debut by Tiffany D.
Let Me Hear a RhymeKatherine Tegen Books #ad - In this striking new novel by the critically acclaimed author of Allegedly and Monday’s Not Coming, Tiffany D. Jackson tells the story of three Brooklyn teens who plot to turn their murdered friend into a major rap star by pretending he's still alive. Soon, everyone wants a piece of him. Only, each has something to hide.
. Biggie smalls was right: Things done changed. But that doesn’t mean that quadir and jarrell are cool letting their best friend Steph’s music lie forgotten under his bed after he’s murdered—not when his rhymes could turn any Bed Stuy corner into a party. With the help of steph’s younger sister Jasmine, they come up with a plan to promote Steph’s music under a new rap name: the Architect.
Let Me Hear a Rhyme #ad - Brooklyn, 1998. When his demo catches the attention of a hotheaded music label rep, the trio must prove Steph’s talent from beyond the grave. As the pressure of keeping their secret grows, Quadir, Jarrell, and Jasmine are forced to confront the truth about what happened to Steph. And with everything riding on steph’s fame, they need to decide what they stand for or lose all that they’ve worked so hard to hold on to—including each other.
With the Fire on HighHarperTeen #ad - The one place she can let all that go is in the kitchen, where she adds a little something magical to everything she cooks, turning her food into straight-up goodness. Yet despite the rules she thinks she has to play by, once Emoni starts cooking, her only choice is to let her talent break free. Even though she dreams of working as a chef after she graduates, Emoni knows that it’s not worth her time to pursue the impossible.
With the Fire on High #ad - From the new york times bestselling author of the national Book Award longlist title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright. Ever since she got pregnant freshman year, Emoni Santiago’s life has been about making the tough decisions—doing what has to be done for her daughter and her abuela.
The Poet XHarperTeen #ad - Because in the face of a world that may not want to hear her, Xiomara refuses to be silent. Crackles with energy and snaps with authenticity and voice. Justina ireland, author of Dread Nation“An incredibly potent debut. Jason reynolds, warrior, saint, author of the National Book Award Finalist Ghost“Acevedo has amplified the voices of girls en el barrio who are equal parts goddess, and hero.
Ibi zoboi, author of American Street. So when she is invited to join her school’s slam poetry club, she doesn’t know how she could ever attend without her mami finding out. With mami’s determination to force her daughter to obey the laws of the church, Xiomara understands that her thoughts are best kept to herself.
The Poet X #ad - Printz award, meg medina, and the pura belpré award!fans of jacqueline woodson, and Jason Reynolds will fall hard for this astonishing New York Times-bestselling novel-in-verse by an award-winning slam poet, about an Afro-Latina heroine who tells her story with blazing words and powerful truth. But she still can’t stop thinking about performing her poems.
Xiomara batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. But xiomara has plenty she wants to say, and she pours all her frustration and passion onto the pages of a leather notebook, reciting the words to herself like prayers—especially after she catches feelings for a boy in her bio class named Aman, who her family can never know about.
Winner of the national book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L.
Dear MartinEmber #ad - For answers. Shots are fired. Powerful, wrenching. John green, #1 new york times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down"Raw and gripping. Jason reynolds, and undeniably real, #1 new york times bestselling author of the hate u giveraw, captivating, nic stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter Dean Myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning New York Times bestselling debut, New York Times bestselling coauthor of All American Boys"A must-read!” –ANGIE THOMAS, a William C.
Morris Award Finalist. Justyce looks to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Words fly. Despite leaving his rough neighborhood behind, he can't escape the scorn of his former peers or the ridicule of his new classmates. Justyce mcallister is a good kid, an honor student, and always there to help a friend—but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs.
Dear Martin #ad - Justyce and Manny are caught in the crosshairs. In the media fallout, it's Justyce who is under attack. Vivid and powerful. Booklist, starred review "A visceral portrait of a young man reckoning with the ugly, persistent violence of social injustice. Publishers Weekly.
Anger Is a Gift: A NovelTor Teen #ad - Something will have to change—but who will listen to a group of teens?When tensions hit a fever pitch and tragedy strikes again, Moss must face a difficult choice: give in to fear and hate or realize that anger can actually be a gift. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied.
That was even before the new regulations—it seems sometimes that the students are treated more like criminals. But sometimes moss still wishes he could be someone else—someone without panic attacks, someone whose father was still alive, someone who hadn’t become a rallying point for a community because of one horrible night.
Anger Is a Gift: A Novel #ad - And most of all, he wishes he didn’t feel so stuck. Moss can’t even escape at school—he and his friends are subject to the lack of funds and crumbling infrastructure at West Oakland High, as well as constant intimidation by the resource officer stationed in their halls. 31st annual lammy finalist for lgbtq children’s/young adult category**2019 ala schneider family book award teen winner**buzzfeed's 24 best ya books of 2018**vulture's 38 Best LGBTQ YA Novels**Book Riot's Best Books 2018**Hyable's Most Anticipated Queer YA Books of 2018**The Mary Sue's 18 Books You Should Read in 2018*Moss Jeffries is many things—considerate student, devoted son, loyal friend and affectionate boyfriend, enthusiastic nerd.
InternmentLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - An instant new york Times bestseller! "Internment sets itself apart. Terrifying, thrilling and urgent. Entertainment WeeklyRebellions are built on hope. Set in a horrifying near-future united States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens.
Internment #ad - With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, and an unexpected alliance, her boyfriend on the outside, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a revolution against the camp's Director and his guards. Heart-racing and emotional, Internment challenges readers to fight complicit silence that exists in our society today.
On the Come UpBalzer + Bray #ad - As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri’s got massive shoes to fill. But it’s hard to get your come up when you’re labeled a hoodlum at school, and your fridge at home is empty after your mom loses her job. This is the highly anticipated second novel by Angie Thomas, the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning The Hate U Give.
Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. But with an eviction notice staring her family down, Bri doesn’t just want to make it—she has to. Even if it means becoming the very thing the public has made her out to be. Insightful, unflinching, and full of heart, On the Come Up is an ode to hip hop from one of the most influential literary voices of a generation.
On the Come Up #ad - . Bri soon finds herself at the center of a controversy, portrayed by the media as more menace than MC. Or at least win her first battle. It is the story of fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you; and about how, especially for young black people, freedom of speech isn’t always free.
So bri pours her anger and frustration into her first song, which goes viral…for all the wrong reasons.
I'm Not Dying with You TonightSourcebooks Fire #ad - But none of that matters when the city is up in flames, and they only have each other to rely on if they're going to survive the night. Additional praise for i'm not Dying with You Tonight:"A vital addition to the YA race relations canon. Nic stone, new york times bestselling author of Dear Martin"An astounding achievement.
Chaos born from violence and hate. She knows she's going to make it big. But jones and segal don't hold our hands to provide us easy answers; this is a book meant to be devoured in a single sitting and discussed for years to come. Mark oshiro, author of anger is a gift"i'm Not Dying With You Tonight is a powerful examination of privilege, and how friends are often found in surprising places.
I'm Not Dying with You Tonight #ad - Campbell, on the other hand, is just trying to keep her head down and get through the year at her new school. When both girls attend the Friday-night football game, what neither expects is for everything to descend into sudden mass chaos. Chaos that unexpectedly throws them together. They aren't friends. An absolute page turner, i'm not Dying with You Tonight is a compelling and powerful novel that is sure to make an impact.
Jones and segal have penned a page-turning debut, as timely as it is addictive. David arnold, new york Times bestselling author of Mosquitoland and Kids of Appetite.
American StreetBalzer + Bray #ad - Immigration, donna, leaving fabiola to navigate her loud American cousins, Chantal, and Princess; the grittiness of Detroit’s west side; a new school; and a surprising romance, all on her own. Trapped at the crossroads of an impossible choice, will she pay the price for the American dream? On the corner of american street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie—a good life.
A national book award finalist with five starred reviews!a new york times notable book * publishers weekly flying start * publishers weekly best book of the Year * ALA Booklist Editors' Choice of 2017 Top of the List winner * School Library Journal Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Best Book of the Year * BookPage Best YA Book of the YearAmerican Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys.
American Street #ad - In this stunning debut novel, pushcart-nominated author Ibi Zoboi draws on her own experience as a young Haitian immigrant, infusing this lyrical exploration of America with magical realism and vodou culture. But after they leave port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola’s mother is detained by U. S. Just as she finds her footing in this strange new world, a dangerous proposition presents itself, and Fabiola soon realizes that freedom comes at a cost.