SLAYby Brittney Morris
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- Grades: 9 - 12
- Ages: 14 - and up
- Format: Paperback Book
A fierce teen game developer battles a real-life troll intent on ruining the Black Panther–inspired video game she created—and the safe community it represents for Black gamers.
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But when a teen in Kansas City is murdered over a dispute in the SLAY world, news of the game reaches mainstream media, and SLAY is labeled a racist, exclusionist, violent hub for thugs and criminals. Even worse, an anonymous troll infiltrates the game, threatening to sue Kiera for “anti-white discrimination.”
Driven to save the only world in which she can be herself, Kiera must preserve her secret identity and harness what it means to be unapologetically Black in a world intimidated by Blackness. But can she protect her game without losing herself in the process?