NewsOne's list of 50 books every black youth should read. Check it out and add your own in the comments! At NewsOne, we believe that the child who reads is the child who leads.
Teen pregnancy is a common theme in YA, but it's hard to get right and it's rare to see the black experience represented (unless it's in books that tend to tread upon familiar, stereotyped, and often offensive ground).
1. littlemusicteacher Alright then, Ill go to hell. Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Huck has been led to believe it would be sinful to help his friend Jim, a runaway slave.