“This is My America” by Kim Johnson

Join us for our first Advancing Racial Equity/Project Lit Book Discussion! The first title is a NYT bestseller, recently nominated for the YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults 2021 List! Feel free to start the discussion on this title as you read by connecting with us on Social Media. Find us on Instagram at @myfcpl and @theYALibrarian. Find us on Facebook at the Frankfort Community Public Library page or the FCPL Teens page. Finally, we are also on Twitter at @myfcpl and our brand new Project Lit Twitter, where you can learn more about diverse reads. Be sure to use the hashtags: #projectlit, #diversereads, #myfcpl in your posts. Books are available for pick up at the Teen Desk. If you have any questions, or for the Zoom link, contact Rachel at rmilburn@myfpcl.org or (765)654-8746.

This program has been made possible through a grant from the Indiana Humanities with funds from the Lilly Endowment, Inc. Scroll below to find out more about the book!

Rachel’s Book Talk

Chances are you have already heard about This is My America. There has been a lot of buzz around this book! Can you believe that this is Kim Johnson’s debut novel? Johnson’s website explains that she is a college educator who mentors student activists. To learn more, check out Rachel’s Book Talk above and her book review on Instagram (click here to check it out). If you find yourself interested in the topics brought up in this book several resources are shared in the Appendix so you can learn more.

Official Book Trailer

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