All American Boys feat. Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely


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This week, B & E sit down with Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, who co-wrote All American Boys, a YA novel about police brutality from the point of view of two teenage boys, one black and one white. For more on their book:

Here's a list of the authors and books named by Jason and Brendan at the end of the show:

  • White Like Me by Tim Wise
  • Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  • The Fire This Time edited by Jesmyn Ward
  • How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon
  • The Hate U Give by A.C (Angela) Thomas
  • Dear Martin by Nic Stone
  • Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older
  • American Street by Ibi Zuboi
  • Jackie Woodson’s children’s books

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