Friday, December 01, 2017

Seven socially conscious contemporary YA novels

At the BN Teen Blog, Nicole Brinkley tagged seven politically-charged contemporary YA novels, including:
Anger is a Gift, by Mark Oshiro

Treated like a criminal in his own high school, Moss and his friends are subjected to locker searches, attacks, and intimidation from the Oakland Police Department—the same police force that murdered his father as a child. But fighting back is harder than any of them could have imagined. I snagged an advanced copy of this stunning debut and absolutely fell in love with hero Moss.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue