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Nic Stone


Nic Stone

Nic Stone was born and raised in a suburb of Atlanta, GA. After graduating from Spelman College, she worked extensively in teen mentoring. Growing up with a wide range of cultures, religions and backgrounds, Stone brings those diverse voices and stories to her work. Stone lived in Israel for a few years before returning to the US to pen her first novel DEAR MARTIN, which Booklist gave a starred review calling it “Vivid and powerful.” Nic currently lives in Atlanta with her husband and two sons.

Nic Stone

Books by Nic Stone

by Melissa de la Cruz, Aimee Friedman, Nic Stone, and Kasie West - Family, Family Life, Fiction, Friendship, Short Stories, Young Adult 13+

What's better than one deliciously cozy, swoon-worthy holiday story? Four of them, from some of today's bestselling authors. From KASIE WEST, a snowy road trip takes an unexpected detour when secrets and crushes are revealed. From AIMEE FRIEDMAN, a Hanukkah miracle may just happen when a Jewish girl working as a department store elf finds love. From MELISSA DE LA CRUZ, Christmas Eve gets a plot twist when a high school couple exchange surprising presents. From NIC STONE, a scavenger hunt amid the holiday crowds at an airport turns totally romantic.

by Nic Stone - Contemporary Fiction, Current Affairs, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Human Rights, Racism, Young Adult 13+

Courtney "Coop" Cooper has been dumped again, and normally she wouldn't mind. But right now, her best friend, Jupiter Sanchez, is ignoring her to text some girl. Rae Evelyn Chin assumed "new girl" would be synonymous with "pariah" but Jupiter and Courtney make her feel like she's right where she belongs. She also wants to kiss him. And her. Which is...perplexing. Meanwhile, Jupiter Charity-Sanchez knows the only thing worse than losing the girl you love to a boy is losing her to your boy. That means losing him, too. He has to make a move. One story. Three sides. No easy answers.

by Nic Stone - Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Justyce McAllister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League --- but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. And despite leaving his rough neighborhood behind, he can't escape the scorn of his former peers or the ridicule of his new classmates. Justyce looks to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for answers. But do they hold up anymore? He starts a journal to Dr. King to find out. Then comes the day Justyce goes driving with his best friend, Manny, with the windows rolled down and the music turned way up, sparking the fury of a white off-duty cop beside them. Words fly. Shots are fired. Justyce and Manny are caught in the crosshairs. In the media fallout, it's Justyce who is under attack.