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Book recommendations for 13 year old boys

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I was met with a challenge, more so of a request than a challenge, to provide a list of books that encourages positive thinking and goals for a 13 year old young man.  Below is a list of books that may interest your teen. If It is a book that I have personally read it will be starred.  BOOK LIST For Every One by Jason Reynolds The Greatest You: Face Reality, Release Negativity, and Live Your Purpose by Trent Shelton Young, Gifted and Black: Promoting High Achievement Among African-American Students by Theresa Perry *Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T....

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BOOK REVIEW: SOPHIE WASHINGTON: THE SNITCH

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THEMES: Family, friendship, bullying, peer pressure, problem-solving.

LESSON: Trust and communication are key in this story as it is in life. 

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98 YEARS LATER: 1921 TULSA RACE MASSACRE

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There has been much debate over the terminology to describe this attack- Riot VS. Massacre. By definition, a riot is a violent disturbance of peace by a crowd. Black people were attacked and killed. Why the debate?

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BOOK REVIEW: Tomorrow

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I would recommend this book if you've been in a reading slump, if you love urban fiction, or if you need to add some spice to your life. If you are a fan of Zane books or The Coldest Winter ever...grab this!! 

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BOOK REVIEW: Jade's Journey: The Newness

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The big conflict of it all is that not only does she have to move to a new state and home away from everything she's ever know, she's having trouble making friends. 

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