Friday, December 1, 2017

Seven politically-charged contemporary YA novels

At the BN Teen Blog, Nicole Brinkley tagged seven socially conscious contemporary YA novels, including:
Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles

Marvin decides to tag along with his twin brother Tyler to a party—and it ends with Tyler dead, shot and killed by the police. As their mother unravels and his brother becomes immortalized as just another hashtag, Marvin struggles to figure out what justice and freedom really mean. Featuring one of my favorite YA covers of all time, Jay Coles’ debut has set expectations sky high.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue