With a slew of high school graduations this week, it seems like a good time to reflect on the most important book to be read in the next few decades.
And that is the debut of American Girl by the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Jen Richards.
The title comes from a poem by Richards, and in her new book it is about a young girl in the South who learns that she is the daughter of a plantation owner and is trying to make her way through a series of racist events in the 1960s.
American Girl is an autobiographical story of two people: one is a white girl, one is black.
Richards said she wanted to tell a story of privilege and a resistance to a system that is stacked against people of color.
Her characters are not necessarily white; they are not always white.
And she told the New York Daily News she wanted the book to reflect the complicated intersection of race and class.
The novel focuses on a single high school, where the African American student who is a close friend of the white girl is called “Miss G.”
It’s a moment that is not only about privilege, but also about resistance to oppression, Richards said.
The narrator, Miss G, is a student who struggles with her mother’s death, her own feelings about being black, and the impact that her family’s racist past has on her.
The book explores the complex relationships that exist in the lives of African Americans in the United States and the struggles that people of all races face.
Richards was born in 1961 in the rural southern state of Mississippi.
She graduated from high school in 1988 and went on to study at the University of Mississippi before graduating with a degree in English and French.
She has written five books, including the 2011 debut The Way I Am, and is currently working on a new book, the biography of the late Sen. John Glenn, which will be released later this year.
“It’s the sort of story about race that you could tell in a way that would resonate with a broad audience.” “
Richards said that although she believes American Girl has a lot to say about the complexities of race in America, the book was also written to reflect her own experience growing up in the Southeastern United States. “
It’s the sort of story about race that you could tell in a way that would resonate with a broad audience.”
Richards said that although she believes American Girl has a lot to say about the complexities of race in America, the book was also written to reflect her own experience growing up in the Southeastern United States.
She grew up in a rural area in Tennessee.
Her mother died when Richards was two years old, and she was raised by her grandparents.
“I think I grew up more like a teenager in that sense,” she said.
“And I think I had a very white mother, but my grandparents were all of different races.
And I think that really impacted me.”
Richards also has a daughter who is also a high school graduate.
The author said that she would be surprised if she had not encountered racism in high school.
The family moved to New York City when she was 16.
Richards went on a writing course at the NYU Film School, and after completing the program she worked for a few years at the New Yorker, before moving to New Haven, Connecticut.
Richards’ first book, American Girl, was published in 2008.
She had a short story collection published in 2010, and has been a writer and editor since then.
Richards believes that if people of different racial groups were able to write about racism they could also have a more nuanced discussion of it.
“When we talk about race in the U.S. we often talk about racism in the white community, but I think when you start to talk about other races, you’re really talking about other people who don’t always feel the same way,” she told New York magazine.
“So I think if you can have a dialogue about racism that doesn’t take away from the conversations about racism, then that’s really important.”
The book will be available on Wednesday from the publisher, W.W. Norton & Company, and on Tuesday at Barnes & Noble.