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Dear Martin

Title

Dear Martin

Authors

Nic Stone

Publisher

Crown Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781101939499

Pages

224 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL720L

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Interracial; Race discrimination; single mother; interracial relationship; racism

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2017, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Indies Choice Book Award, 2018, Finalist, Young Adult Book
William C. Morris Award, 2018, Finalist, Young Adult

Keywords

private school; Black Lives Matter; Martin Luther King Jr; letters; debate team

Diversity Impact

direct

Dear Martin

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