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Posted on: March 3, 2020

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager

by Ben Philippe

2020 WINNER!

Norris Kaplan, a Black French-Canadian teen, moves to Austin, Texas and tries to survive American high school life by notating his observations, most of which are based on clichés from U.S. movies and television shows...

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Frankly in Love

Frankly in Love

by David Yoon

2020 Finalist

Frank Li is a Korean-American high school student torn between two lives. At school, he’s part of a diverse group of smart friends. At home, he tries to be a model son — working in his parents’ store...

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Genesis Begins Again

Genesis Begins Again

by Alicia D. Williams

2020 Finalist

Genesis has a list of reasons to hate about herself, started by girls in a Detroit school she attends, and she keeps adding to it. Born dark-skinned in a family that values light-skin black people, Genesis craves to feel ...

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There Will Come a Darkness

There Will Come a Darkness

by Katy Rose Pool

2020 Finalist

The Age of Darkness is upon us, so says a secret prophecy foretold generations ago by the Seven Prophets. Five lives — an exiled prince, a serial killer known as the Pale Hand, a terminally ill girl, a gambler on th...

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