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In Redux

By Elizabeth Wroten

Monthly Author: Jason Reynolds

On 21, Jun 2015 | In Redux | By Elizabeth Wroten

This month I read three books by Jason Reynolds. I chose him because he’s a newer author. I also tried to read his When I Was Greatest last fall when I was reading a ton of diverse books, but just didn’t get around to it. I had it out from the library, but other books got picked up instead and I finally returned it. I kept it on my radar, though, and when his newest novel came out, The Boy in the Black Suit I decided he would make a good monthly author. His books are amazing and I’m really glad I read them.

Schedule for the week:

Tuesday: The Boy in the Black Suit

Wednesday: When I Was Greatest

Thursday: My Name is Jason. Mine Too.

Links of Interest:

  • i am jason reynolds seems to be a bit of an extension of the poetry from My Name Is Jason. Mine Too. I don’t see any art from his friend Jason, but the poetry is excellent.
  • Here’s his AWESOME website, Jason Writes Books. Because Jason Reynolds is AWESOME. There’s a blog and FAQs and a few other fun and interesting things. Just check it out.

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