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Best YA Books of 2018 about Speaking Your Truth

  • TEEN

    THE POET X

    MARCH 6, 2018

TEEN

THE POET X

by Elizabeth Acevedo

Poignant and real, beautiful and intense, this story of a girl struggling to define herself is as powerful as Xiomara’s... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    TROUBLEMAKERS

    APRIL 1, 2018

TEEN

TROUBLEMAKERS

by Catherine Barter

Amid a thoroughly contemporary story about terrorism, email leaks, and a divisive political climate, Lena’s coming-of-age is... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    SUMMER BIRD BLUE

    SEPT. 11, 2018

  • TEEN

    DRIVING BY STARLIGHT

    MAY 22, 2018

TEEN

DRIVING BY STARLIGHT

by Anat Deracine

The fast-paced narrative and unexpected twists make for an engaging yet educational novel with a powerful message about the... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THIS BOOK BETRAYS MY BROTHER

    MAY 15, 2018

TEEN

THIS BOOK BETRAYS MY BROTHER

by Kagiso Lesego Molope

This poignant novel presents us with a girl on the cusp of womanhood desperately trying to navigate the dissonant... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    ANGER IS A GIFT

    MAY 22, 2018

TEEN

ANGER IS A GIFT

by Mark Oshiro

A masterful debut rich with intersectional nuance and grass-roots clarity, Anger is a Gift is hella precious, hella dope. Full review >

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