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2020-today Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Physical Format

One Last Stop

When August moved to New York, she firmly believed that there was no love at first sight or big love stories like in the movies. But then she met Jane. What could go wrong? August soon discoveres that Jane is stuck in the 1970s.

Year of Release: 2021

Author(s): Casey McQuiston

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54860443-one-last-stop

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/One-Last-Stop-Casey-McQuiston/dp/1250244498

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2010-2019 Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Physical Format

Red, White & Royal Blue

Alex Claremont-Diaz suddenly became an American young royal when his mother became president. Alex is intelligent, attractive, and charming – the perfect marketing image for the White House. However, problems arise when Alex gets into an argument with Henry, an actual UK prince.

Year of Release: 2019

Author(s): Casey McQuiston

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41150487-red-white-royal-blue

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.de/White-Royal-Blue-Casey-McQuiston/dp/1250316774

Audiobook URL: https://www.amazon.de/-/en/dp/B07HM9K25C/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

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2020-today Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Print

This is My America

This YA novel explores the connection between racism, injustices and the American criminal justice system. Tracy Beaumont is fighting to get her father out of prison, who is a Black man, wrongfully accused, and is now waiting on death row.

Year of Release: 2020

Author(s): Kim Johnson

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/52855111-this-is-my-america

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/This-My-America-Kim-Johnson/dp/0593118766

Audiobook URL: https://www.amazon.com/-/de/dp/B0864361LT/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

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2020-today Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Print

Indivisible

Daniel Aleman’s Indivisible explores immigration and deportation in America through Mateo Garcia’s story. Mateo is a teenage boy whose world gets shaken up when his parents get arrested by ICE agents. Now, Mateo faces new challenges and difficulties as he navigates caring for his younger sister while also questioning what it means to be an American.

Year of Release: 2021

Author(s): Daniel Aleman

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/55425722-indivisible

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/Indivisible-Daniel-Aleman/dp/0759556059

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2010-2019 Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Extensive Length (more than 8 hrs) Language Novel Other Physical Formats Print

Tyler Johnson was Here

The book tells about the story of police violence in the United States where Marvin Johnson’s twin brother, Tyler, was deadly shot. Talking about current race debates in the United States, the book brings quetsions of (in)justices to the forefront.

Year of Release: 2018

Author(s): Jay Coles

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35604682-tyler-johnson-was-here?ac=1&from_search=true&qid=XoToFWDyjp&rank=1

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.de/Tyler-Johnson-Was-Here-English-ebook/dp/B073Q2R9SN

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2020-today Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Extensive Length (more than 8 hrs) Novel Physical Format Print

Felix Ever After

Felix, a transgender teenager, falls in love for the first time while making sense of his identity and growing up at the same time. Fearing that he is one marginizaliation too many as a transgender, queer, black, teenager, the novel depicts a complex coming-of age story.

Year of Release: 2020

Author(s): Kacen Callender

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.de/Felix-After-English-Kacen-Callender-ebook/dp/B07WCPKFLD

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2010-2019 Audiobook CEFR B2 eBook English Extracts - Well Suited for Teaching With Extracts Physical Format Short Length (up to 2 hrs) Short Story

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Black Enough is short story collection that delves into the hidden experiences and thoughts of black teenagers in the United States. From diverse backgrounds—urban and rural, wealthy and poor, mixed race, immigrants, and more—Black Enough showcases diversity within diversity

Year of Release: 2019

Author(s): Ibi Zoboi (et al.)

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37819089-black-enough

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Collection of stories, so each chapter can be used seperately



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2020-today CEFR B1 CEFR B2 English Extracts - Well Suited for Teaching With Extracts Medium Length (up to 8 hrs) Novel Physical Format Poetry Uncategorized

Poet X

Poet X tells the story of teenage girl Xiomara growing up in the United States feeling lost and finding herself in the poetry she writes. The poet-style novel describes her family, school, and love life by mediating everyday struggles for teenager coming-off age. Intercultural and intergenerational tensions are evident in the book and challenge heteronormative assumptions of gender, age, and ethnicity.

Year of Release: 2020

Author(s): Elizabeth Alcevedo

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33294200-the-poet-x

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.de/Poet-X-Elizabeth-Acevedo-ebook/dp/B07RN4RJVP/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1637328546&sr=8-1

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The chapters are written in verse form and can be used as extracts.



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2010-2019

With the Fire on High

The book tells the story of seventeen-year-old Emon’s life as a teenage mother living with her grandmother dealing with difficult decisions. Keeping her head down at school, trying not to get caught up with new boy Malachi and managing her small family’s life are daily tasks for the young woman. In order to manage them, the kitchen becomes the one place where she can let everything go and where the magic happens.

Year of Release: 2019

Author(s): Elizabeth Acevedo

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/38739562-with-the-fire-on-high

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ISBN: 006266283X

ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/-/de/dp/B079WW2QKM/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Audiobook URL: https://www.amazon.com/-/de/dp/B07MWDPBK6/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

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2010-2019 Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Extensive Length (more than 8 hrs) Novel Print

We Set the Dark on Fire

As a young adult version of Atwood’s A Handmaid’s Tale, We Set the Dark on Fire mirrors real world issues of immigration and equality by describing the Medio School of Girls, an institute that trains distinguished young women for the roles in their dystopian society. Depending on the girl’s quality, she will either ran a husband’s household or take care of his children. The book traces Daniela’s story at the school and brings pressing questions of gender equality, diversity, sexuality, and immigration to the forefront.

Year of Release: 2019

Author(s): Tehlor Kay Meija

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37868569-we-set-the-dark-on-fire

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ISBN: 0062691325

ebook URL: https://www.amazon.de/We-Set-Dark-Fire-English-ebook/dp/B078R3DFK3

Audiobook URL: https://www.amazon.com/-/de/dp/B07N7M3RY4/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

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As part of a series, they could be used as a sole set of texts for teaching throughout a semester. Level of English is B1-B2+.