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Lies We Tell Ourselves: A New York Times bestseller

Age 12-18
Grade 9-12

Robin Talley

Lies We Tell Ourselves: A New York Times bestseller

Paperback (Harlequin Teen Jan. 26, 2016) , First Time Trade Edition
In 1959 Virginia, the lives of two girls on opposite sides of the battle for civil rights will be changed forever

Sarah Dunbar is one of the first black students to attend the previously all-white Jefferson High School. An honors student at her old school, she is put into remedial classes, spit on and tormented daily.

Linda Hairston is the daughter of one of the town's most vocal opponents of school integration. She has been taught all her life that the races should be kept "separate but equal."

Forced to work together on a school project, Sarah and Linda must confront harsh truths about race, power and the fact that they may be falling for one another.

Boldly realistic and emotionally compelling, Lies We Tell Ourselves is a brave and stunning novel about finding truth amid the lies, and finding your voice even when others are determined to silence it.
Series
Harlequin Teen
ISBN
0373212046 / 9780373212040
Pages
416
Weight
11.2 oz.
Dimensions
5.29 x 0.96 in.

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