7 YA Books We Can’t Wait To Read (2020)

Summer is coming to a close, and the real world is rapidly approaching. Top off your summer “to-be-read” list with these awesome books!

The Black Kids 

by Christina Hammons Reed

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Talk about a timely book, right? A young Black woman, Ashley Bennett, is looking forward to a summer with fun and friends — until the officers that beat Rodney King are acquitted. When the protests spread throughout LA, Ashley begins to realize that her family’s wealth does not hide her from systemic racism.