Books by women

Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Recommended by Rachel Cook (@dramateech) Form and genre: novel written in verse Length: 371 pages Summary: Narrated between two girls who lose their father in a plane crash and ultimately learn about each other as long lost sisters. Age recommendation and challenging content: Contains death and grief. Would recommend for Y8 and above. Notable reasons for recommending this book: This is a …

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Black Enough edited by Ibi Zoboi

Recommended by Michelle Ings (@michelle_ings) Form and genre: Short stories Length: 416 pages Summary: (From Amazon) Black is male, Black is female, Black is straight, Black is gay, Black is urban, Black is rural, Black is rich. And poor. Black is mixed-race, Black is immigrants, Black is more. There are countless ways to be BLACK ENOUGH. Featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling American black authors writing for teens today, Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what …

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