In their riveting and timely young adult debut, acclaimed novelist Akwaeke Emezi asks difficult questions about what choices you can make when the society around you is in denial.
Debut illustrator Annie Sieg takes young readers on an inspiring trip to the music halls of the 1940s, when groups of young female musicians broke racial and gender barriers—and forever changed the face of jazz. exist anymore.
From female sports journalist Sarah Deming, comes a powerful YA novel about survivors who find true family in a gym full of fighters.
Akwaeke Emezi makes their young adult debut with Pet on the inaugural Make Me a World list. An honoree on the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” list, a long-list nominee for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence, and a short-list nominee for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, Akwaeke continues to receive accolades for their adult debut, Freshwater.
Annie Sieg is an illustrator and writer whose fierce feminism has never gotten in the way of her career as a ballroom dance teacher, or her interests in folklore, music, and jazz.
Sarah Deming assisted on the NYT-bestselling sports memoir Eat and Run and wrote for CNBC’s 2012 Olympics coverage.