The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe
Balzer + Bray / HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: January 8, 2019
Black French Canadian Norris Kaplan, who has lived in Montreal his whole life, has to adjust to high school in Austin, Texas after his mother gets a new job as a professor at the University of Texas.
Serving as both a coming-of-age story and a depiction of an immigrant experience, this is an appealing realistic fiction book with a funny, relatable, diverse protagonist and an interesting, dynamic set of secondary characters. Continue reading Best Fiction for Young Adults (#BFYA2020) Nominees Round Up, March 29 Edition