Choose and read one of the following books...
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|Dragon Hoops, by Gene Luen Yang|
|Furia, by Yamile Saied Méndez|
|Martin Marten, by Brian Doyle|
Redbone: The True Story of a Native American Rock Band,
by Christian Staebler, Sonia Paolini, and Thibault Balahy
Sanctuary, by Paola Mendoza & Abby Sher
Note: Sanctuary is dystopian fiction, and is darker and heavier in tone than the other books on the summer reading list.
|The Voting Booth, by Brandy Colbert|
|Dragon Hoops||Gene Luen Yang||Adult Chinese-American male, Teen basketball players of multiple ethnicities.||Oakland, modern day||Memoir, Graphic||Author recounts his relationship with a High School Basketball team striving for a Championship|
|Furia||Yamile Saied Mendez||Teen multi-ethnic Argentinian woman, athlete.||Argentina, modern day||Fiction, Prose||A talented soccer player must navigate her disapproving parents, romantic interest, and commitment to her team and future.|
|Martin Marten||Brian Doyle||White teen male. Pine Martin||Oregon, modern day||Fiction, Prose||Coming of age, from the perspective of a human male, and a pine martin.|
|Redbone||Christian Staebler, et al||Indigenous American and Mexican-American men (Yaqui, Shoshone)||1960s to present||Memoir/Biography, History, Graphic||Biographical information about the band, interspersed with events in North American Indigenous history.|
|Sanctuary||Paola Mendoza, Abby Sher||Colombian-American teen woman||2032, USA||Fiction, Sci-fi, Prose||Near future dystopian story of immigration. A heavier read than other choices on the list|
|The Voting Booth||Brandy Colbert||Teens: Female (Black), and Male (Multi-racial)||Present Day, USA||Fiction, Prose||A light, single-day, story focusing on voting rights, activism, and a bit of romance|