All American Boysby Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Sometimes a topic becomes understandable only when it becomes personal. This story is told in tandem perspectives from two teens, Rashad and Quinn, written by two authors. In an instant, a misunderstanding leads to a violent occurrence at the local corner store putting Rashad in the hospital for days. The unfolding repercussions, leading to increased racial tensions, have the teens' school and community divided.

240 pgs. - ISBN: 9781481463331

AR Quiz No. 176653, IL: UG, BL: 4.9, AR Pts: 10

Keywords: realistic fiction, African American interest, alternating narrators, basketball, police relations

Honors: SLJ Best Books 2015, Coretta Scott King Honor Book, Walter Dean Myers Award

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