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Black History Month: 7 great books for teens

- Daisy Alioto, Monitor contributor

3. A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry

A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry (Vintage, 160 pp.) deals with the plight of the hardworking Younger family. Despite their best efforts, racism has suspended them in their poor Chicago community and thwarted their attempts at upward mobility.


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