When Marley Dias was 10 years old, she decided she was tired of reading books about white boys. She was hungry for stories she could relate to and characters who looked like her. With help from her mom, Marley started collecting books--and even wrote her own. Marley has sent thousands of books to schools in the US, Jamaica, and Ghana. Her determination helped her become a strong teenager.
In this book, readers will examine Marley's life story and learn more about her book drive through narrative text, engaging photos, and graphics. Readers will come away inspired to read one of Marley's Black Girl Books and be Teen Strong.