A graphic novel version of the classic book by Geoffrey Canada, who writes about growing up in the South Bronx amid pervasive violence—first with fists, then sticks, and finally guns.
The following is a list of books, including fiction and nonfiction, that are appropriate for young adults and teenagers that deal with being intimately affected by gun violence. From novels that deal with the mental aftermath of losing a loved one to a gun-related death to books that give young people motivation to speak out in support of stricter gun safety laws, these books provide readers a variety of ways to confront this difficult issue.
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This book collects poems from dozens of acclaimed poets, with each entry including a response from a gun violence prevention activist.
In the wake of the tragic mass shooting Parkland, Florida, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School organized a national movement to rally young people to put an end to school shootings. With these books, these young people assert their vision for how we can change our society to prevent further violence.
Shot is a photography book that profiles 101 survivors of gun violence, with subjects ranging in age from 8 to 80.
This book highlights ways that students, who have so deeply felt the effects of gun violence, can make a difference in the fight to end the epidemic and help pass gun safety laws.