Forged By Fire
by Sharon Draper
This stark portrayal of a young man struggling to protect the little sister he loves from their abusive father is the prequel to Draper’s popular Tears of a Tiger. Winner of the 1995 Coretta Scott King Genesis Award, Draper accurately depicts various social issues, which will resonate with your students in this realistic novel with an admirable protagonist and a page-turning plot.
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