Lies We Tell Ourselves: A New York Times Bestseller

January 26, 2016|
Lies We Tell Ourselves: A New York Times Bestseller by Robin Talley
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In 1959 Virginia, the lives of two girls on opposite sides of the battle for civil rights will be changed forever 

Sarah Dunbar is one of the first black students to attend the previously all-white Jefferson High School. An honors student at her old school, she is put into remedial classes, spit on and tormented daily. 

Linda Hairston is the daughter of one of the town''s most vocal opponents of school integration. She has been taught all her life that the races should be kept "separate but equal." 

Forced to work together on a school project, Sarah and Linda must confront harsh truths about race, power and the fact that they may be falling for one another. 

Boldly realistic and emotionally compelling, Lies We Tell Ourselves is a brave and stunning novel about finding truth amid the lies, and finding your voice even when others are determined to silence it.
Robin Talley is the New York Times-bestselling author of four novels for teen readers: Our Own Private Universe, As I Descended, What We Left Behind, and Lies We Tell Ourselves. Her first book, Lies We Tell Ourselves, was the winner of the inaugural Amnesty CILIP Honour. Robin was a Lambda Literary Foundation fellow, and has contribute...
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Title:Lies We Tell Ourselves: A New York Times Bestseller
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:416 pages, 8 X 5.29 X 0.96 in
Shipping dimensions:416 pages, 8 X 5.29 X 0.96 in
Published:January 26, 2016
Publisher:Harlequin
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:14 - null
ISBN - 13:9780373212040

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