"This is the second book I have read by Colson Whitehead- I have enjoyed both. The Nickel Boys is a work of fiction that depicts a horrific part of history. I was mortified that I did not know about the history of the Dozier School until now.
"I respect this look for its place in literacy history, however, I believe this book belongs in the classroom (not recreational reading). This book is extremely dense and fill with consistent symbolism which would be perfect for analyzing is an AP ..."
"I can definitely hear Laura's voice when reading this book- it feels very authentic to her. I admire the strength it takes to battle addiction everyday, there is huge strength in fighting for yourself daily."