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A Good Kind of Trouble Kindle Edition
Reminiscent in writing style to works by Lauren Myracle and Jason Reynolds, this novel starts by showing Shayla having typical middle school problems, then switches to the very specific problems she faces as a young black girl in America...Highly recommended.-- "School Library Journal (starred review)"
Ramee effectively portrays the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement and the difficulty of navigating complex social situations while conveying universal middle school questions about friendship, first crushes, and identity. Shay's journey is an authentic and engaging political and personal awakening.-- "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"
A solid story for middle-schoolers dealing with issues such as friendship across racial lines, being strong girls, #BLM, #MeToo, civil rights, diversity, and justice.-- "Booklist"
Awkward, endearing, and memorable, Shayla navigates the world of middle school and the troubled world beyond with wit and endless heart. A timely, funny, and unforgettable debut about friendship, facing your fears, and standing up for what's right.-- "Kirkus Reviews"
Full of heart and truth...A well-written page turner with a voice that stays with you long after you put the book down.-- "Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author" --This text refers to the mp3_cd edition.
About the Author
is her first novel.
Imani Parks is a voice talent and Earphones Award-winning narrator.--This text refers to the mp3_cd edition.
- ASIN : B0796T62C4
- Publisher : Balzer + Bray (12 March 2019)
- Language : English
- File size : 1860 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 367 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: #316,363 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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The author also manages to touch on some potentially difficult issues, but does it in a really natural and organic way that feels right for the story. This is a good story, but it is also an important one.
I also loved how culturally specific the author portrayed all the main characters, especially Shayla's best friends Jules and Isabella. Their experienes as Japanese American and Puerto Rican aren't glossed over but are portrayed with sensitivity and humour.
An excellent middle grade novel. Can't recommend it enough!
She loves the book and has asked if there would be a part two.
do they support the family. This is a book to read with your child and teach them how to spit out the pits while keeping the fruit.