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#METOO: This story documents an assault in a moving and realistic way, showing a young woman dealing with the aftermath and taking back her power.
NOVEL IN VERSE: YA novels in verse have done well in the market and provide an accessible way to discuss difficult topics.
MOVING DEBUT: Sawyerr is an exciting new voice in YA and an up-and-coming poet whose work has been featured on the BBC and the National Education Association and received praise from Elizabeth Acevedo.

In the vein of Grown and The Poet X, Hannah V. Sawyerr’s All the Fighting Parts is an award-winning, searing, and defiant young adult novel in verse about reclaiming agency after a sexual assault within the church community.

A YALSA William C.Morris Award Finalist
A Walter Award Honor Book
An ALA Rise List Top Ten Selection
A Kirkus Books Best of the Year

Sixteen-year-old Amina Conteh has always believed in using her voice as her weapon—even when it gets her into trouble. After cursing at a classmate, her father forces her to volunteer at their church with Pastor Johnson.

But Pastor Johnson isn’t the holy man everyone thinks he is.

Sawyer, H. | All the Fighting Parts

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