The 57 Bus

By Dashka Slater

Hardcover edition

Publisher Macmillan Imprint Farrar, Straus & Giroux ISBN


Awards and Honors 2019 Green Mountain Book Award Winner
Rhode Island Teen Book Award 2019 Honor
Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Awards 2019 Nominee
2018 Stonewall Book Award Winner
2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor, Nonfiction
2018 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist
2018 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist, Young Adult Literature
YALSA 2018 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers Selection
Capitol Choices 2018, Fourteen and Up
Rainbow List Choice- 2018
CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Contemporary People, Places, and Events
School Library Journal’s Best Books of 2017, Nonfiction
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Teen Books
Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Books of the Year, Teen Books
Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2017, Teen Nonfiction
New York Public Library Best Books for Teens 2017, Top Ten
Los Angeles Public Library Best of 2017: Teen Books
The Nonfiction Detectives, Best Nonfiction Books of 2017
The Washington Post Best Books Children’s Books of 2017, Nonfiction

The 57 Bus

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Crime: Hate Crimes,Discrimination: Reference/Discussion,Language: Racial or Ethnic Epithet/Slur,Language: Strong Language,Medical: Graphic Descriptions

This riveting nonfiction book for teens tells the true story of an agender teen who was set on fire by another teen while riding a bus in Oakland, California.
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