All American Boys
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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.
Racial Diversity; Race Discrimination; racism
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.