Jason Reynolds Meet the author

"DO NOT WRITE BORING BOOKS" -Jason Reynolds
currently published books by Jason Reynolds

"we need books with eyes"

Reynolds emphasis that we need books that see who we are so that we can see ourselves in books. More importantly, kids need books with eyes.

"Imagine being told that who you are and how you speak is wrong."

"Black kids are told that the way they speak comfortably is improper. It's a dangerous thing to tell a child that the way they speak is wrong. Their relationship with language becomes fractured."

"You don't like it because it is vulgar and violent. Imagine living in that violence. Rap expressed who we are and where we live."

-Jason Reynolds

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publishing date 2017

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