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Anderson, Laurie Halse

Summary: Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual assault. Now, inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has changed since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published twenty years ago, she has written a poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying, as timely as it is timeless....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 921 AND

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 AND

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 AND

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 AND

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 Anderson 2019

Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WOO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WOO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION WOO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB WOODSON WOO

Grimes, Nikki

Summary: "Growing up with a mother suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and a mostly absent father, Nikki Grimes found herself terrorized by babysitters, shunted from foster family to foster family, and preyed upon by those she trusted. At the age of six, she poured her pain onto a piece of paper late one night - and discovered the magic and impact of writing. For many years, Nikki's notebooks were her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WordSong, an imprint of Highlights 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 GRI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 Grimes 2019