As Brave as You by Jason Reynolds

In recent years, Jason Reynolds has established himself as a master of his craft, publishing award-winning YA and middle grade books. (I’ve previously written about Reynolds’s YA title The Boy in the Black Suit.) As Brave as You, one of Reynolds’s middle grade novels, won many 2016 accolades, including the Schneider Family Book Award and the CorettaContinue reading “As Brave as You by Jason Reynolds”

The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds

The Boy in the Black Suit, a 2015 young adult novel from author Jason Reynolds, follows Matt Miller as he grieves the death of his mother, starts a new job at a funeral home, and falls for a charming, self-reliant young woman who works at a local fast food joint. Here are a few things kidlitContinue reading “The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds”