Notes on a Silencing

Notes on a SilencingA riveting, lucid memoir of a young woman s struggle to regain her sense of self after trauma, and the efforts by a powerful New England boarding school to silence her at any cost n nWhen the elite St Paul s School recently came under state investigation after extensive reports of sexual abuse on ca

This Is My America

This Is My AmericaDear Martin meets Just Mercy in this unflinching yet uplifting YA novel that explores the racist injustices in the American justice system n nEvery week, seventeen year old Tracy Beaumont writes letters to Innocence X, asking the organization to help her father, an innocent Black man on death row Af

The Daughters of Erietown

The Daughters of ErietownHidden desires and long held secrets, the sacrifices people make to realize their dreams is at the heart of this powerful first novel about a working class family in Ohio By the popular Pulitzer Prize winning journalist n nIn the 1950s, Ellie and Brick are teenagers in love As a basketball star, Br

What Unbreakable Looks Like

What Unbreakable Looks LikeLex was taken trafficked and now she s Poppy Kept in a hotel with other girls, her old life is a distant memory But when the girls are rescued, she doesn t quite know how to be Lex again n nAfter she moves in with her aunt and uncle, for the first time in a long time, she knows what it is to f

Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed

Wonder Woman: Tempest TossedNew York Times bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson Speak, Shout and artist Leila del Duca reimagine Wonder Woman s origins in this timely story about the refugee experience, teenage activism, and finding the love and strength to create change n nPrincess Diana believes that her 16th birthday w

Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness

Not My Idea: A Book About WhitenessNot My Idea, the latest in the critically acclaimed Ordinary Terrible Things series, is a book about whiteness n nA white child sees TV news coverage of a white police officer shooting a brown person whose hands were up Upset, he asks his mother why she deflects, assuring him that he is safe Later

American as Paneer Pie

American as Paneer PieAn Indian American girl who struggles to navigate her two very different lives the one at home, where she can be herself, and the one at school, where she is teased for her culture When a racist incident rocks her small town, she must decide to continue to remain silent or find her voice.

Such a Fun Age

Such a Fun AgeIn the midst of a family crisis one late evening, white blogger Alix Chamberlain calls her African American babysitter, Emira, asking her to take toddler Briar to the local market for distraction There, the security guard accuses Emira of kidnapping Briar, and Alix s efforts to right the situation

So You Want to Talk About Race

So You Want to Talk About RaceIn this breakout book, Ijeoma Oluo explores the complex reality of today s racial landscape from white privilege and police brutality to systemic discrimination and the Black Lives Matter movement offering straightforward clarity that readers need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial div

The Hate U Give (The Hate U Give, #1)

The Hate U Give (The Hate U Give, #1)An alternate cover edition of ISBN 9780062498533 can be found here n nSixteen 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 shoot

How to Be an Antiracist

How to Be an AntiracistIbram X Kendi s concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America but even fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other In How to be an Antiracist, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist