October 2022

Reading Level: 2–3 • Interest Level: 9–12

Dandelion Travels

Available: October 2022
Author: Angel Barber
Specs: 5 1/2” x 8 1/4” • 200 pp., Suggestions for further reading, Written in Verse, About the Author Section, High / Low Content
HC ed.: 978-1-9785-9612-2 • $25.80 | $19.40
eBook: 978-1-9785-9614-6 • $25.80 | $19.40
Paperback: 978-1-9785-9613-9 • $16.35 | $14.20
Eric Wallace is sick of secrets. As a Black queer teen, Eric’s efforts to conform to fit his parents’ and classmates’ expectations have left him exhausted by the summer after senior year. When Eric finds out his pastor father has been cheating on his mother, his picture-perfect family crumbles. Eric rages at the double standards he’s been held to. He travels to Los Angeles with his best friends to escape his home life and finally start to live on his own terms—and with his own style.

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About the Author:
Angel Barber was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. He is a 19-year-old student at Buffalo State College studying television film arts, with interests in film, philosophy, and psychology. He has written various forms of poetry with the Just Buffalo Writing Center and plans to continue writing and strengthening his poetry and prose well into the future. This is his first novel.