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Dear Martin
Nic Stone

A young adult novel revolving around prejudice, racism and discrimination in the USA. Justyce is top of his class in school and thought he had left his neighborhood behind but what he cannot shake off is the bitter reality of racist assaults on him by white police. When one day he draws the attention of an off-duty cop while driving around with his friend, the simple enough situation escalates into a nightmare Justyce cannot wake up from.

· · 2017

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Stone, Nic. Dear Martin. Ember, 2018. 240 pp., ISBN 9781101939529

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  • Award-winning
  • Democratic and political education
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  • Gender equality
  • Silenced voices
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