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. With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, her boyfriend on the outside, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, and an unexpected alliance, leading a revolution against the camp's Director and his guards.
Internment #ad - Heart-racing and emotional, Internment challenges readers to fight complicit silence that exists in our society today.
With the Fire on HighQuill Tree Books #ad - From the new york times bestselling author of the national Book Award-winning 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.
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. 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. 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.
The Poet XQuill Tree Books #ad - Xiomara batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. 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. But she still can’t stop thinking about performing her poems. 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.
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, reciting the words to herself like prayers—especially after she catches feelings for a boy in her bio class named Aman, and she pours all her frustration and passion onto the pages of a leather notebook, who her family can never know about.
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, author of the national Book Award Finalist Ghost“Acevedo has amplified the voices of girls en el barrio who are equal parts goddess, saint, and hero.
The Poet X #ad - Ibi zoboi, author of American Street. Printz award, and the pura belpré award!fans of jacqueline woodson, meg medina, 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.
Winner of the national book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L.
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. 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, and full of heart, unflinching, On the Come Up is an ode to hip hop from one of the most influential literary voices of a generation. Or at least win her first battle. So bri pours her anger and frustration into her first song, which goes viral.
On The Come Up #ad - Thomas continues to hold up that mirror with grace and confidence. Bri soon finds herself at the center of a controversy, portrayed by the media as more menace than MC. On the come up hardcover - February 5, 2019. 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.
. We are lucky to have her, and lucky to know a girl like Bri.
Love, Hate and Other FiltersSoho Teen #ad - A new york times bestsellerin this unforgettable debut novel, cultural divides among peers and parents, an Indian-American Muslim teen copes with Islamophobia, and a reality she can neither explain nor escape. Seventeen-year-old Maya Aziz is torn between worlds. Ultimately, maya must find the strength within to determine where she truly belongs.
But in the aftermath of a horrific crime perpetrated hundreds of miles away, her life is turned upside down. On the come up hardcover - February 5, 2019. The community she’s known since birth becomes unrecognizable; neighbors and classmates are consumed with fear, bigotry, and hatred. There’s the proper one her parents expect for their good Indian daughter: attending a college close to their suburban Chicago home and being paired off with an older Muslim boy her mom deems “suitable.
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The Love and Lies of Rukhsana AliScholastic Press #ad - Fight for family. But her life at home isn't so absolute. Unable to come out to her conservative Muslim parents, she keeps that part of her identity hidden. But when rukhsana's mom catches her and Ariana together, her future begins to collapse around her. Devastated and confused, religious tradition, she is met with a world of arranged marriages, Rukhsana's parents whisk her off to stay with their extended family in Bangladesh where, along with the loving arms of her grandmother and cousins, and intolerance.
Luckily, only a few more months stand between her carefully monitored life at home and a fresh start at Caltech in the fall. And that means keeping her girlfriend, Ariana, a secret from them too. Fight for yourself. Seventeen-year-old rukhsana Ali has always been fascinated by the universe around her and the laws of physics that keep everything in order.
With a welcome mix of humor, and high-stakes drama, heart, Sabina Khan provides a timely and honest portrait of what it's like to grow up feeling unwelcome in your own culture. With a welcome mix of humor, heart, and high-stakes drama, Sabina Khan provides a timely and honest portrait of what it's like to grow up feeling unwelcome in your own culture.
The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali #ad - Fight for love. Fortunately, rukhsana finds allies along the way and, through reading her grandmother's old diary, finds the courage to take control of her future and fight for her love. A gritty novel that doesn't shy away from the darkest corners of ourselves, The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali provides a timely and achingly honest portrait of what it's like to grow up feeling unwelcome in your own culture and proves that love, above all else, has the power to change the world.
Dear MartinEmber #ad - Despite leaving his rough neighborhood behind, he can't escape the scorn of his former peers or the ridicule of his new classmates. Justyce looks to the teachings of Dr. Words fly. King to find out. Then comes the day justyce goes driving with his best friend, windows rolled down, music turned up—way up, Manny, sparking the fury of a white off-duty cop beside them.
Powerful, wrenching. John green, #1 new york times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down"Raw and gripping. Jason reynolds, and undeniably real, captivating, nic stone joins industry giants jason reynolds and walter dean myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning #1 New York Times bestselling debut, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U GiveRaw, New York Times bestselling coauthor of All American Boys"A must-read!” –ANGIE THOMAS, a William C.
Dear Martin #ad - Morris Award Finalist. 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. For answers. Martin Luther King Jr. Justyce and Manny are caught in the crosshairs. Shots are fired. But do they hold up anymore? He starts a journal to Dr.
White RoseVersify #ad - Told in the form of poetry, the story of their hopes is honored and brought back to life, still relevant today, when regimes that spread hatred are once again thriving, and words are our most powerful defensive weapon. Margarita engle, author of newbery honoree The Surrender Tree and 2017-2019 Young People's Poet Laureate.
In a searing indictment of silent complicity, White Rose shines a light on one remarkable young woman’s insistence on the power of truth, no matter the cost. Both heart-wrenching and inspiring, is a stunning reminder to stand against evil, as retold by Kip Wilson in White Rose, Sophie Scholl's story, even when you stand alone.
On the come up hardcover - February 5, 2019. The following year, Sophie and her brother were arrested for treason and interrogated for information about their collaborators. In a time of horrific brutality, young people found a nonviolent way to resist. A bold tribute to a brave hero of the German resistance during World War II.
White Rose #ad - An incredible story of heroism incredibly told. Mackenzi lee, author of new york times bestseller The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue "White Rose is a deftly plotted, absorbing read. This debut novel recounts the lives of Sophie and her friends and highlights their brave stand against fascism in Nazi Germany.
This is the kind of book that sticks in your heart long after you've finished.
Monday's Not ComingKatherine Tegen Books #ad - 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. Now claudia needs her best—and only—friend more than ever. Monday wouldn’t just leave her to endure tests and bullies alone.
. 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. From the critically acclaimed author of Allegedly, Tiffany D.
Monday's Not Coming #ad - How can a teenage girl just vanish without anyone noticing that she’s gone? On the come up hardcover - February 5, 2019. Jackson, comes a gripping new novel perfect for fans of E. Claudia and monday have always been inseparable—more sisters than friends. Not after last year’s rumors and not with her grades on the line.
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.
Patron Saints of NothingKokila #ad - On the come up hardcover - February 5, 2019. But when he discovers that his filipino cousin jun was murdered as part of President Duterte's war on drugs, and no one in the family wants to talk about what happened, Jay travels to the Philippines to find out the real story. Hoping to uncover more about jun and the events that led to his death, Jay is forced to reckon with the many sides of his cousin before he can face the whole horrible truth -- and the part he played in it.
As gripping as it is lyrical, family, Patron Saints of Nothing is a page-turning portrayal of the struggle to reconcile faith, and immigrant identity. A national book award finalist"brilliant, honest, and equal parts heartbreaking and soul-healing. Laurie halse anderson, author of SHOUT "A singular voice in the world of literature.
Patron Saints of Nothing #ad - Jason reynolds, guilt, author of long way downA powerful coming-of-age story about grief, and the risks a Filipino-American teenager takes to uncover the truth about his cousin's murder. Jay reguero plans to spend the last semester of his senior year playing video games before heading to the University of Michigan in the fall.
Wilder GirlsDelacorte Press #ad - Then it began to infect the students, turning their bodies strange and foreign. They wait for the cure they were promised as the Tox seeps into everything. But when byatt goes missing, hetty will do anything to find her, even if it means breaking quarantine and braving the horrors that lie beyond the fence.
And when she does, to their life at Raxter, Hetty learns that there's more to their story, than she could have ever thought true.4 starred reviews!"fresh and horrible and beautiful. Readers will be consumed and altered by Wilder Girls. Npr"this thrilling saga. Is sure to be one of the season's most talked-about books, in any genre.
Wilder Girls #ad - Ew"the perfect kind of story for our current era. Hypable"take annihilation, set it at an all-girls' academy, add a dash of Contagion, and you'll arrive at Rory Power's occasionally shocking and always gripping Wilder Girls. Refinery29 on the come up hardcover - February 5, 2019. An eerie, unforgettable triumph.
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