12-14 years old
Title: Victoire Divine (Tome: 1): Déclaration de guerre
Author: Edith Kabuya
Summary: Victoire-Divine Kembonayawhé is 14 years old, all his teeth and distributed percent! A gifted student, she obtained a scholarship to attend the most upscale boarding school in the region. But his college is nothing ordinary: the students are kings there!
Each year, the most popular designate the shortcomer who will suffer the contempt and mockery of all. Victoire-Divine does not hesitate to denounce this appalling tradition, so much so that, this time, it is she who becomes the Untouchable …
Unlike all previous elected officials, she does not intend to let it go without a fight. There is only one solution: declare war and overturn the law of the college!
15-17 years old
Title: Facing the sun
Author: Janice Lynn Mather
Summary: A Caribbean-set story about four friends who experience unexpected changes in their lives during the summer when a hotel developer purchases their community’s beloved beach.
Change is coming to Pinder Street…
Eve is the rock in her family of seven, the one they always depend on.
Faith is the dancer all the boys want, but she only has eyes for the one she can’t have.
KeeKee is the poet who won’t follow the rules, not even to please her estranged father.
Nia is the prisoner longing to escape her overprotective mother.
Ready or not, it’s time for these four friends to face the sun.