Required Reading For The Disenfranchised Freshman

February 1, 2022|
Required Reading For The Disenfranchised Freshman by Kristen R. Lee
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A striking debut novel about a college freshman grappling with the challenges of attending an elite university with a disturbing racist history, which may not be as distant as it seems.
"A searing debut.” –Entertainment Weekly Savannah Howard thought everyone followed the same checklist to get into Wooddale University:
  • Take the hardest classes
  • Get perfect grades
  • Give up a social life to score a full ride to a top school
  •   But now that she’s on campus, it’s clear there’s a different rule book. Take student body president, campus royalty, and racist jerk Lucas Cunningham. It’s no secret money bought his acceptance letter. And he’s not the only one. Savannah tries to keep to head down, but when the statue of the university’s first Black president is vandalized, how can she look away? Someone has to put a stop to the injustice. But will telling the truth about Wooddale’s racist past cost Savannah her own future?   First-time novelist Kristen R. Lee delivers a page-turning, thought-provoking story that exposes racism and hypocrisy on college campuses, and champions those who refuse to let it continue.
    Kristen R. Lee is a native of Memphis, Tennessee. After graduating from college, she began to write her experiences attending a predominantly white institution, which led to the first draft of Required Reading for the Disenfranchised Freshman. She’s worked as a mentor for foster youth and has interned in a school setting, where s...
    Title:Required Reading For The Disenfranchised Freshman
    Product dimensions:336 pages, 8.56 X 5.94 X 1.22 in
    Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 8.56 X 5.94 X 1.22 in
    Published:February 1, 2022
    Publisher:Random House Children's Books
    Appropriate for ages:All ages
    ISBN - 13:9780593309155

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