Eric and Kelly take a deep dive into YA books that feature protests, as well as YA books with extensive casts.
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Agnes at the End of the World by Kelly McWilliams
Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina
This Side of Home by Renée Watson
Hope Nation edited by Rose Brock
A Heart In a Body in the World by Deb Caletti
We Didn’t Ask for This by Adi Alsaid
March by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
Feminism for the Real World edited by Kelly Jensen