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Frankly in Love By David Yoon Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984812223
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

What starts off as an ordinary forbidden love story, Frankly in Love exceeds all stereotypical boundaries and expectations with its enticing male protagonist, while accurately portraying an underrepresented community. David Yoon addresses traditional Korean values, interracial relationships, and romance in this diverse coming-of-age story. Frankly in Love is quite frankly one of the best new-age teen romance novels. 

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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

In this powerfully written teen remix of Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi, Jason Reynolds explores racism and antiracism in an approachable and conversational light. This novel travels back in time in order to give a better timeline and to explain how racism came about. Reynolds teaches readers about racism, while also presenting them with ways to be antiracist. This book is important and highly compelling in its colloquial manner.

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14 Ways To Die By Vincent Ralph Cover Image
ISBN: 9781728231860
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - June 1st, 2021

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Never Saw You Coming: A Novel By Erin Hahn Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250761248
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Published: Wednesday Books - September 7th, 2021

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower By Stephen Chbosky Cover Image
ISBN: 9780671027346
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Published: MTV Books - February 1st, 1999