Violence runs rampant on the streets of Washington, DC, and on one seemingly quiet day, the Odom family finds its world destroyed when seventeen-year-old Tashera is brutally attacked by a group of high school girls. Retaliation exposes the corrupting existence of violence in our communities and the retaliatory measures families go through to protect themselves and their children.
Yasmin gives an overview of the book:
I'm the author of The Blueprint for My Girls empowerment series as well as Retaliation, an American Library Association's 2009 Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers. I like writing about real life situations that affect teens and young adults. I've also shot my first film...