Originally published in 2018, this book is very relevant as a text to have conversations around the social justice issues of today.
Moss Jefferies, an Oakland teen, who's father died at the hands of the police. After his friend faces brutality from high school security, Moss' participation in a school protest brings his past to the present.
Topics in this story include sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, race, police brutality, immigration and ethnicity.
A very engaging text for young adults.
This award-winning book is a great recommendation for teens and youth book clubs.
WE ARE HERE will provide you book reviews, discussions, news, and programming about literature and literacy by and about Black males. This site will also feature vlog conversations on topics related to the promoting literacy and voice for Black boys and young men.