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Best Fiction for Young Adults (#BFYA2021) Nominees Round Up, August 21 Edition

Click here to see all of the current Best Fiction for Young Adults nominees along with more information about the list and past years’ selections.

This Is My America by Kim Johnson
Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: July 28, 2020
ISBN: 978-0593118764

Tracy’s falsely accused father has been on death row for seven years.  Her small Texas town always did find it easier to blame the new Black man in town for the double murder of a white couple, but now things get even worse when her brother is accused of killing a white classmate.  With Jamal on the run and the clock ticking on her father’s life, Tracy has just 267 days to uncover the racist secrets of the past — and the present — and prove her family’s innocence.

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