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Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence by Joel Christian Gill
Publication Date: January 21, 2020
Joel Christian Gill narrates what it was like for him to grow up in a single-parent household in the 1980s, from childhood to young adulthood—Black, broke, and surrounded by uncertainty. Bouncing around between caretakers, schools, and residences, Gill shares a version of his turbulent adolescence, marked by pervasive violence—sexual, emotional, and physical—and the scant, but powerful, pockets of connection and fulfillment he finds in friendships, reading, and drawing.Continue reading Great Graphic Novels (#GGN2021) Nominees Round Up, March 12 Edition