X: A Novel (2018 Nutmeg High School Nominee)

X: a novel--by Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon X is a novelized telling of the growing up years of Malcom Little/Malcom X. His father murdered and his mother put into a mental institution, young Malcom (an A student) goes to live with his sister Boston. There he takes to the world of drinking, drugs, and hustling, and eventually to prison.