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The 57 bus

Slater, Dashka. Book - 2017 Teen 364.155 Sl, Teen Book / Nonfiction / Social Issues 1 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 3.5 out of 5

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Call Number: Teen 364.155 Sl, Teen Book / Nonfiction / Social Issues
On Shelf At: Downtown Library

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Malletts Teen Books Teen 364.155 Sl Malletts Creek Branch Due 04-22-2021
Malletts Teen Books Teen Book / Nonfiction / Social Issues Malletts Creek Branch Due 04-12-2021

Monday November 4, 2013 -- Oakland California -- Sasha -- Tumbling -- Pronouns -- Blank cards -- Luke and Samantha -- Gran turismo 2 -- How do you know what gender you are? -- Genderqueer -- Gender, sex, sexuality, romance-some terms -- Sasha's terms -- Becoming Sasha -- Bathrooms -- Bathrooms revisted.
"One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both of their lives forever. If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public one. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes. But one afternoon on the bus ride home from school, a single reckless act left Sasha severely burned, and Richard charged with two hate crimes and facing life imprisonment. The case garnered international attention, thrusting both teenagers into the spotlight." --


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Powerful! submitted by flemingj on July 14, 2018, 9:12pm Such an important story about kids with different lives and how the world sees them. Also, is so hopefully even after such a traumatic event.

Very readable, perfect for teens submitted by Jinxyluis on June 18, 2019, 12:27pm Impossible to put down. This book is written for a young adult audience, which I absolutely love because it introduces a ton of important topics to teens, but also leads to the writing feeling over-simplistic at times. There are also these poem chapters that felt like a strange departure of tone and didn’t fit for me.

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New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, [2017]
Year Published: 2017
Description: 305 p.
Language: English
Format: Book


Fleischman, Sasha.
Thomas, Richard, -- 1997-
Assault and battery -- California.
Hate crimes -- California.
Asexual people -- Violence against -- California.
Victims of crimes -- California.