Nomination: On the Come Up

Thomas, Angie. On the Come Up. 2019. 447p. HarperCollins/Balzer+Bray, $18.99 (9780062498564). Gr. 8-12.

Sixteen-year-old Bri, an aspiring rapper, finds herself stereotyped and depicted as a “hoodlum” following the release of her debut song, written in response to being assaulted by school security guards.

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