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The Hate U Give By Angie Thomas is about how a girl wonders about racism and police brutality after witnessing her friend’s murder by the police.
Dear Martin By Nic Stone is about how a good kid who was an Ivy-League bound African-American was suddenly put into handcuffs.
Stamped by Ibram X. Kendi is about the history of racist ideas and hopes of an anti-racist future.
Freakboy By Kristin Clark is about a star wrestler who wonders why his body feels weird and why his gender does not feel right.
George By Alex Gino is about a transgender girl who has difficulty showing who she is to the world, as well as worries about what people are going to think of her.
All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely shows the perspective of two high school students One who gets beaten by a police officer who wrongly suspects him as shoplifting because he is black and the other high school student sees the harm done.
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds tells the story of an African American teenager whose brother died and is trying to seek revenge.
Being Jazz by Jazz Jennings talks about Jazz's experiences as a transgender teen.
Child of the Dream by Sharon Robinson is a coming of age memoir. Jackie turns 13 and is in a important year of Civil Rights.
Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis Nutt is about Nicole's journey of being transgender and her struggles.
Not Quite Not White: Losing and Finding Race in America by Sharmila Sen is a memoir about how newcomers in America have to find a space for themselves and takes a look at race in America.