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Erwin Public Library YA 364.155 Sla (Text) 33631001587289 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374303235
  • ISBN: 0374303231
  • ISBN: 9781526361233
  • ISBN: 152636123X
  • Physical Description: 305 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017

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Formatted Contents Note:
Monday, November 4, 2013 -- Oakland, California -- Sasha -- Richard -- The fire -- Justice.
Summary, etc.:
One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both of their lives forever. If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public one. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes. But one afternoon on the bus ride home from school, a single reckless act left Sasha severely burned, and Richard charged with two hate crimes and facing life imprisonment. The case garnered international attention, thrusting both teenagers into the spotlight.
Target Audience Note:
Age 12-18.
930L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 6.5 8 192475.
Awards Note:
Winner of Stonewall Book Award (Children/Young Adult) 2018.
Commended for Yalsa Award for Excellence in Non-Fiction for Young Adults 2018
Subject: Fleischman, Sasha.
Thomas, Richard, 1997-
Assault and battery > California.
Hate crimes > California.
Transgender youth > Violence against > California.
Asexual people > Violence against > California.
Gender nonconformity > Social aspects.
Victims of crimes > California.
Genre: Young adult literature.
True crime stories.

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