October 15, 2017

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“Everyday Inequality” and the Criminal Justice System | New YA Books

New fiction and nonfiction books explore the intersection of African American youth, the police, and our prison industrial complex.

Walter Dean Myers, Award-Winning Author and Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Passes at 76

Walter Dean Myers, beloved and deeply respected children’s author, whose books include Sunrise Over Fallujah and Monster, died on July 1 following a brief illness. He was 76 years old.