Book List: #mystories: Teen Fiction & Nonfiction Stories of and about Diverse Cultures, A Celebration of Black Voices, Black Joy and Black History in Teen Fic & NonFic, Award Winning Teen Fiction
Published by: Bloomsbury
Author: Watson, Renee
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Winner Coretta Scott King Award 2018
Jade believes she must get out of her neighborhood if she’s ever going to succeed. Her mother says she has to take every opportunity. She has. She accepted a scholarship to a mostly-white private school and even Saturday morning test prep opportunities. But some opportunities feel more demeaning than helpful. Like an invitation to join Women to Women, a mentorship program for “at-risk” girls. Except really, it’s for black girls. From “bad” neighborhoods.
But Jade doesn’t need support. And just because her mentor is black doesn’t mean she understands Jade. And maybe there are some things Jade could show these successful women about the real world and finding ways to make a real difference.
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