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Samuel Sooleymon gets the chance of a lifetime: a trip to the United States with his South Sudanese teammates to play in a showcase basketball tournament. During the tournament, Samuel receives news from home: A civil war is raging across South Sudan, and rebel troops have ransacked his village.
Set in Danvers, Massachusetts, where the accusations began that led to the 1692 witch trials, the 1989 Danvers High School field hockey team will do anything to make it to state--even if it means tapping into devilishly dark powers.
Almost everything about Wallace, an introverted African-American transplant from Alabama, is at odds with the lakeside Midwestern university town where he is studying for a biochem degree.
The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities.
Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. Forced to flee because of a drug cartel, she and her eight-year-old Luca soon find themselves miles and worlds away from their comfortable middle-class existence.
2019 National Book Award for Fiction.
In an American suburb in the early 1980s at a highly competitive performing arts high school, two freshmen, David and Sarah, fall headlong into love, until a shocking spiral of events.
Historical saga that recreates the danger, romance, and sacrifice of Wisconsinite--Mildred Fish Harnack--and her circle of women friends who waged a clandestine battle against Hitler in Nazi Berlin.
Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer.
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