Activism, Politics, and Social Issues

Steal this country : a handbook for resistance, persistence, and fixing almost anything

Alexandra Styron
2018
ISBN: 9780451479372

Essays, profiles, and interviews about issues in social and political action, including climate change, immigration, gender and sexual orientation, racism, women's rights, religious freedom, and intersectionality. Also includes practical information about tools for effecting change.

Air

Ryan Gattis
2016
ISBN: 9780986448423

After 17-year-old Grey witnesses the tragic death of his mother in Colorado, he is shipped off to live with his aunt in inner-city Baltimore, where he struggles to fit in to a new school and community. His new friend Akil introduces him to the enigmatic Kurtis, the leader of a group that uses high-octane sports as a form of social activism. By challenging the police with death-defying stunts and posting videos of them online, Kurtis, Grey, and their group become unlikely heroes in the fight against the prejudice that surrounds them.

I'm not dying with you tonight

Kimberly Jones, Gilly Segal
2019
ISBN: 9781492678892

Told from two viewpoints, Atlanta high school seniors Lena and Campbell, one black, one white, must rely on each other to survive after a football rivalry escalates into a riot.

The Black kids

Christina Hammonds Reed
2020
ISBN: 9781534462724

With the Rodney King riots closing in on high school senior Ashley and her family, the privileged bubble she has enjoyed, protecting her from the difficult realities most black people face, begins to crumble.

Unscripted

Nicole Kronzer
2020
ISBN: 9781419740848

When seventeen-year-old Zelda is chosen for an elite team at a prestigious improvisation camp, it is a big step toward achieving her dreams, but first she must survive her teammates' sexism and coach's cruelty.

Tradition

Brendan Kiely
2018
ISBN: 9781481480345

At Fullbrook Academy, where tradition reigns supreme, James Baxter and Jules Devereux take on privilege, sexism, and the importance of consent.

Sleeping in my jeans

Connie King Leonard
2018
ISBN: 9781947845008

Homeless and alone on the streets, sixteen-year-old Mattie Rollins and her six-year-old sister, Meg, race to discover the fate of their missing mother.

The voting booth

Brandy Colbert
2020
ISBN: 9781368053297

The first year they are eligible to vote, Marva and Duke meet at their polling place and, over the course of one crazy day, fall in love.-- Provided by Publisher.