mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine From the back cover: Ten-year-old Caitlin’s world has always been black and white. Anything else was confusing; but her brother, Devon, helped her understand. Then tragedy struck, and now nothing makes…

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All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely From the back cover: A bag of chips. That’s all sixteen-year-old Rashad is looking for at the corner bodega. What he finds instead is a fist-happy…

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Thanks for joining me this week for a guest post by Boston area writer Theresa Milstein. Her collection of poetry and prose vignettes is currently available for preorder (see the links below). Be sure to…

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