After Tupac & D Foster
G.P. Putnam's Sons
In the New York City borough of Queens in 1996, three girls bond over their shared love of Tupac Shakur's music, as together they try to make sense of the unpredictable world in which they live.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGTBQ (Gender & Sexuality); Single parent; Foster care; Incarceration; Biracial; Homosexuality; single mother; foster mother; foster child; brother in prison; biracial child; gay; gay family member; gay child
Black / White
Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award, 2009, Finalist, Young Adult Literature
Cybils Awards, 2008, Finalist, Young Adult Novels
John Newbery Medal, 2009, Honor Book
Josette Frank Award, 2009, Winner
teenagers; friendship; coming of age; large family; Tupac; music; gun violence
Woodson, Jacqueline, "After Tupac & D Foster" (2008). DIVerse Families. 30.