Fire in the Streets

By Kekla Magoon. Aladdin, $15.99 (9781442422308). Gr. 6–10.


Set in 1968 Chicago, this powerful sequel to the multi-award-winning The Rock and the River (2009) follows Maxie, 14, who joins her older brother in the local chapter of the Black Panther Party.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth
Committed to providing a broad selection of outstanding books that mixes popular appeal with literary excellence, the Books for Youth editorial staff has chosen the titles below as best-of-the-year fiction, nonfiction, and picture books.
2012 - Selection(s)