Great Books for Teens by African-American AuthorsUploader: Tygolkree 5 month ago Subscribe 10
Salt in His Shoes by Deloris Jordan Kenny and his family's funny road-trip from Flint, Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama turns serious when they face tragedy at Grandma's church. After Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson In the New York City borough of Queens in , three girls bond over their shared love of Tupac Shakur's music, as together they try to make sense of the unpredictable world in which they live. Walker When fourteen-year-old Anthony "Ant" Jones from the ghetto of East Cleveland, Ohio, gets a scholarship to a prep school in Maine, he finds that he must change his image and adapt to a world that never fully accepts him, but when he goes home he discovers that he no longer truly belongs there either. I would sit in a nook of our home and devour them one by one, waiting for Friday to arrive so I could feel new spines against my palms.