The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person

The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person

The Black Friend, is a great resource for white teens looking to learn more about anti -racism and social justice.  Not only does author, Fredrick Joseph pull in his own perspectives and life experiences into the book; he also interviews  authors and activists like Angie Thomas and Jemele Hill.   Joseph covers and gives relatable examples […]


Angel of Greenwood Randi Pink

Angel of Greenwood Randi Pink

The year is 1921 in this fictional tale of two teenagers growing up and falling in love in historic Greenwood, or Black Wall Street, in Tulsa Oklahoma days before the horrific race massacre. Isaiah is secretly an intelligent poet and deep thinker, but he hides his true self behind the persona of a mischievous troublemaker. […]


Watchmen

Watchmen

“God exists and he’s American”. Actually, to be more specific, he’s from New York. The Watchmen are a group of semi-retired vigilantes. Within the group exists Dr. Manhattan, a physicist who disintegrated himself in a freak accident, somehow puts himself back together and as a result gains countless abilities. The US government then decides to […]


Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier

Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier

 If history, the supernatural or even science intrigues you, Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier will stir both your imagination and your intellect. Gwyneth is a modern teenager and a native of London, a city in which the past is never far away. Her family has a unique genetic legacy. A select few members of the […]


Like a Love Story

Like a Love Story

“Like a Love Story” is about friends, family, acceptance, finding love, and so much more. It is 1989 in New York City, and Reza just moved to the city after his mom remarried and started his last year of high school. He knows deep down he is attracted to men, but he is afraid of […]


Return of the Thief

Return of the Thief

Terrific denouement (#6 in the series) to the Queen’s Thief series! Megan Whalen Turner is one of the strongest writers in Youth fiction today and this one is a masterpiece, ending the series with power and joy. Pheris is an disabled child used as a pawn in the politics of Attolia, but the High King, […]


Race to The Sun  Rebecca Roanhorse

Race to The Sun Rebecca Roanhorse

Race to the Sun is an exciting story, full of adventure, friendship and humor. Seventh grader Nizhoni Begay can see monsters, often disguised as humans, and one shows up at her house trying to kill her and lure her brother and father away to nefarious uses.  Using Dino, or Navajo, mythology as a backdrop, Nizhoni […]


The Inheritance Games

The Inheritance Games

One day Avery is spending the night in her car because her half sister’s boyfriend is a jerk and the next day she finds out that some random dead rich guy has named her in his will.  Well, the random rich guy turns out to be famous billionaire, Tobias Hawthorne. For some unknown reason he […]