Reading about Nelson Mandela from the perspective of one of his loved ones in Going to the Mountain by his grandson, Ndaba Mandela, was a great way to gain more insight into the type of man that he was.
I had a good feeling about Odd One Out by Nic Stone from the moment that I read the synopsis a few months ago and it has met all of my expectations.
It won't take long for you to get sucked in by L.L. McKinney's spin on Alice in Wonderland, entitled A Blade So Black.
Julissa Arce's memoir, My (Underground) American Dream, reflects on a reality that millions know painfully well and others will never even have to consider simply because of where they were born.
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds burns straight through to the soul with pulsing verses that are sure to leave you stunned as you follow Will in his grieving desire to make a heavy mistake.
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo is wondrous. Xiomara stands on her stage and demands that her readers listen to her message.
Anger Is A Gift by Mark Oshiro is a crystal clear reflection of hundreds of stories, ones that immediately come to mind while reading Moss' powerful story.
Reading Diane Guerrero's memoir, In the Country We Love, while living in our current nation amplifies the pain and the strength of this vital fight.