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Dashka Slater
The 57 Bus

The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives

This riveting nonfiction book for teens about race, class, gender, crime, and punishment tells the true story of an agender teen who was set on fire by another teen while riding a bus in Oakland, California. One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both of their lives forever.