Angie Thomas launched ON THE COME UP in NYC, introducing readers to Bri Jackson, a teen rapper who must overcome stereotypes to find her voice.
Support intellectual freedom this week and every week by reading these YA books that have been challenged in schools and libraries!
Black History Month may be over, but people can celebrate black authors every single day. By making a point to pick out books by black authors, you're opening your mind to a narrative and perspective that you may have never experienced.
After a video of YouTuber and THE HATE U GIVE star Kian Lawley making racist comments surfaced, his fans defended him by attacking THUG author Angie Thomas. The book community responded with #AngieThomasAppreciationDay, and we have a roundup of Twitter posts from the event.