Sunday, April 17, 2016

Ten YA books that might change your life

Sona Charaipotra is a New York City-based writer and editor with more than a decade’s worth of experience in print and online media. For the B & N Teen Blog she tagged ten YA books that will change your life, including:
All American Boys, by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

All Rashad wanted was a bag of chips. But he ended up in the hospital, thanks to a pugnacious cop with an agenda, and he’s still trying to figure out what happened. Quinn Collins saw it all go down, but Paul, the cop, is like family. So he can’t really speak up—can he? Timely, intense, and insightful, the all-too-relevant All American Boys—winner of the first We Need Diverse Books Walter Award and a Coretta Scott honor—examines the aftermath of an incident of violence from the perspective of both the victim and a not-so-innocent bystander.
Read about another book on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue