An instant New York Times bestseller "Grown exposes the underbelly of a tough conversation, providing a searing examination of misogynoir, rape culture, and the vulnerability of young black girls. Groundbreaking, heart-wrenching, and essential reading for all in the #MeToo era." --Dhonielle Clayton, New York Times bestselling author of The Belles
Award-winning author Tiffany D. Jackson delivers another riveting, ripped-from-the-headlines mystery that exposes horrific secrets hiding behind the limelight and embraces the power of a young woman's voice.
When legendary R&B artist Korey Fields spots Enchanted Jones at an audition, her dreams of being a famous singer take flight. Until Enchanted wakes up with blood on her hands and zero memory of the previous night. Who killed Korey Fields?
Before there was a dead body, Enchanted's dreams had turned into a nightmare. Because behind Korey's charm and star power was a controlling dark side. Now he's dead, the police are at the door, and all signs point to Enchanted.
"Never have I read a story that so flawlessly hits the highest high and lowest low notes of Black girlhood in pursuit of the American Dream." --Nic Stone, New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin and Jackpot
Author: Tiffany D. Jackson
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 8.40h x 5.40w x 1.40d
Age Range: 14-17
Reading Level: 3.9
Point Value: 9
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 509946 / Grown
Publishers Weekly 07/13/2020
Booklist 07/01/2020 pg. 64
Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2020
School Library Journal 08/01/2020 pg. 86
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2020
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2020 pg. 93
Shelf Awareness 09/25/2020
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2020 - Superior,Well Above Average