Category Archives: Discrimination

Dear Justyce by Nic Stone

Dear Justyce by Nic Stone. Crown, 2020. 9781984829665 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Quan relates his road to a Youth Detention Center through … Continue reading

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Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam

      Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam, illustrated by Omar Pasha, Balzer + Bray (HarperCollins), 9780062996480, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Real life, verse novels What … Continue reading

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The Story of Olympic Diver Sammy Lee – Paula Yoo with illustrations by Dom Lee

  The Story of Olympic Diver Sammy Lee – Paula Yoo with illustrations by Dom Lee, Lee & Low Books; (9781643790145), 2020 Format: paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: biography What did you … Continue reading

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