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The Revolution of Birdie Randolph by Brandy Colbert
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers / Hachette Book Group
Publication Date: August 20, 2019
Chicago teenager Birdie Randolph studies hard and follows her parents’ rules, at least until she meets Booker. Knowing her parents would not approve of his previous run-in with law enforcement, Birdie is soon sneaking out of the house and lying to her parents in order to see him. With a secret boyfriend, and the arrival of a mysterious aunt bearing devastating family secrets, Birdie’s summer promises to be revolutionary.