• When You Look Like Us by Pamela N. Harris

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ISBN 9780062945891

From debut author Pamela Harris comes a timely, gripping teen novel about a boy who must take up the search for his sister when she goes missing from a neighborhood where black girls disappearances are too often overlooked. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Tiffany D. Jackson.

When you look like usbrown skin, brown eyes, black braids or fadeseveryone else thinks youre trouble.

No one even blinks twice over a missing black girl from public housing because she mustve brought whatever happened to her upon herself. I, Jay Murphy, can admit that, for a minute, I thought my sister Nicole just got caught up with her boyfrienda drug dealerand his friends. But shes been gone too long.

Nic, where are you?

If I hadnt hung up on her that night, she would be at our house, spending time with Grandma.

If I was a better brother, shed be finishing senior year instead of being another name on a missing persons list.

Its time to step up, to do what the Newport News police department wont.

Bring her home.

 

  • Format:
    • Hardback
    • 368 pages
  • Publisher:HarperCollins
  • Imprint:Quill Tree Books
  • ISBN:9780062945891
  • Published:5 Jan 2021
  • Weight:440g
  • Dimensions:150 x 216 x 36 (mm)
  • Language:English