When an unarmed black man is shot by police in her neighborhood she realizes that some rules are worth breaking. Her older sister Hana is involved in Black Lives Matter and Shay starts wearing an armband to school in support. As the movement at school grows, the principal announces that armbands are against the dress code. She must face a very real problem.
Crushes, identity, friendship and racism infuse this book about being brave enough to stand up for what you believe.
Tessa's Picks,7th summer 2019, 8th summer 2019, Character driven, Contemporary fiction, Issues fiction, People of color.