Featuring: Natasha Diaz, “Color Me In”
Desmond Hall, “Your Corner Dark”
Adib Khorram, “Darius the Great Deserves Better”
Trung Le Nguyen, “The Magic Fish”
Each of these novels feature characters learning to be true to themselves despite the expectations and misconceptions of their families, friends and communities. With great truth and heart, young adult authors explore complex issues of intersectional identity, racism and religious intolerance, sexuality, and mental health.
Books available from The Novel Neighbor. Curbside pickup and shipping available. https://thenovelneighbor.indielite.org/workinprogress
Presented in partnership by the St. Louis County Library, HEC Media & The Novel Neighbor.