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Grown

Author/Publisher/Website: Jackson, T. D.
Copyright: 2020
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Mar/2021
Submitting suppliers/Website: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9780062840356
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses: 10-12
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Resource Description

What happened to Korey Fields? A seventeen-year-old aspiring singer, Enchanted Jones, had been drawn into a romantic relationship with the famous twenty-eight-year-old celebrity. Soon, her dreams turn into a nightmare as she navigates an abusive relationship that ultimately ends in murder. Culturally relevant, current, and engaging, “Grown” tackles important societal and social justice issues that a teen audience can connect with. Appropriate for senior secondary-level students, the book could be suitable as a full-class novel study or in literature circles. It broaches themes such as systemic racism, victim-blaming, classism, and social media dangers, topics that could be researched further in senior secondary courses. Log in to read the full review.
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