Meg thought she had her life figured out. After high school, she and her best friend Emily are going to Cornell. She has a great boyfriend and she loves her job, where she calls people to help them register to vote.Continue reading “Review: You Say It First by Katie Cotugno”
Tag: YA books about politics
Review: The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert
Marva Sheridan has dreamed of voting in her first election since childhood. So when November 3 comes around, she cannot wait to cast her vote and make a difference. After all, she’s spent the entire summer educating and registering voters in her community. Duke Crenshaw, on the other hand, is ready to get this election over with so that he can vote and make it to his band’s first gig.Continue reading “Review: The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert”
October 2020 Book Club: The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert
The Voting Booth was released on July 7, 2020.Continue reading “October 2020 Book Club: The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert”
September 2020 Book Club: Most Likely by Sarah Watson
Most Likely was published in March 2020.Continue reading “September 2020 Book Club: Most Likely by Sarah Watson”
Review: Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
Jamie Goldberg is excited to volunteer for his local state senate candidate…as long as it’s behind the scenes. With his mom, sister, and grandma in deep planning mode for his sister’s upcoming bar mitzvah, the campaign becomes Jamie’s escape. Too bad he has a fear of speaking to strangers.
Maya Rehman is having the worst Ramadan ever. She’s struggling with both family (her parents sprung their divorce one her) and friend (her one and only bestie is off for college soon) drama. Her mother thinks Maya’s summer blues can easily be fixed by canvassing for a local politician. If Maya shows a little initiative, her parents will buy her a car. Piece of cake, right?Continue reading “Review: Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed”
February 2020 Book Club: Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
Yes No Maybe So will be released February 4, 2020.
Why did we pick this book?
We were immediately hooked by the premise. We’re both politically active and love that Yes No Maybe So is about volunteering for your local candidate. We hope this book inspires political activism from our fellow Millennials and for the newly coming of age Gen Z.Continue reading “February 2020 Book Club: Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed”
Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman
Thou Shalt Kill
Welcome to the future. At a certain point in time, everyone will be immortal. No more diseases or tragedies because everyone can be brought back. Sound perfect?
Except, over-population leads to the creation of the Scythedom. Scythes are in charge of “gleaning” a certain amount of people to keep the population size in check.Continue reading “Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman”