All American Boys
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Racial Diversity; Race Discrimination; racism
Sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing. Classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who's the older brother of his best friend.
African American / White
Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award, 2016, Winner, Young Adult Literature; Coretta Scott King Book Award, 2016, Honor, Author; Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction; Florida Teens Read, 2017, Winner; Thumbs Up! Award, 2016, Winner, Young Adult Literature; Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature, 2016, Winner, Children's Literature
race relations; racial profiling in law enforcement; police brutality; stealing
Reynolds, Jason and Kiely, Brendan, "All American Boys" (2015). DIVerse Families. 1153.