After his parents send him to a prestigious private school known for its academics, Jordan Banks finds himself torn between two worlds.
Newbery Medal 2020
Most distnguidshed contribution to American literature for children
The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Award Web Site: Newbery Medal
A collection of eight connected stories that follows a group of fox kits as they fight to survive in an unforgiving wilderness
Thirteen-year-old Genesis tries again and again to lighten her black skin, thinking it is the root of her family's troubles, before discovering reasons to love herself as is.
Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative's home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown is overshadowed by violence, Jude worries for the family members who were left behind as she adjusts to a new life with unexpected surprises.