Nic Stone is a native of Atlanta and a Spelman College graduate. After working extensively in teen mentoring and living in Israel for a few years, she returned to the United States to write full-time. Dear Martin, her first novel, is loosely based on a series of true events involving the shooting deaths of unarmed African American teenagers. Shaken by the various responses to these incidents—and to the pro-justice movement that sprang up as a result—Stone began the project in an attempt to examine current affairs through the lens of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s teachings.
Genres: Young Adult Fiction
Nic Stone recommends
(Nyxia Triad, book 1)
"Sleek, fast, and action-packed, this is a thrilling new take on space adventure. I got to the end and instantly wanted more."
"A book that knocks you off your feet while dropping the kind of knowledge thatâll keep you down for the count."
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