We Are Not Broken by George M. Johnson

We Are Not Broken

George M. Johnson

nonfiction memoir race challenging informative inspiring slow-paced

240 pages | first published 2021


Pulling from Johnson’s experiences growing up with his brother, two cousins, and their larger-than-life grandmother, this YA memoir is a love letter to the tender bonds within Black families, as well as an exploration of creativity and #BlackBoyJoy.
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