This Is My America

I can’t believe this is Kim Johnson’s debut novel!  It has easily cemented a spot in the social justice YA canon, alongside The Hate U Give, Monster, and co.  Written with an expert hand, This Is My America follows Tracy Beaumont as she fights to get her innocent father off of death row, while also trying to keep her community safe from police violence by teaching Know Your Rights workshops.  But she’s soon forced to divert her attention to a murder case in which her brother is the main suspect.  A compelling story of injustice and resistance—with a bit of a love triangle—This Is My America is required reading. Recommended by Mary.

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ISBN: 9780593118764
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 28th, 2020

"Incredible and searing." --Nic Stone, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin

The Hate U Give meets Just Mercy in this unflinching yet uplifting first novel that explores the racist injustices in the American justice system.