New YA Novel to Deal with Diversity, Inclusion, and Black History to be Released August 2021

Retired teacher and author Paul Ferrante announces the release and pre-sale of his latest young adult novel this August that will shed light on social topics such as diversity, inclusion, and Black history.
The Girl Who Stole J.E.B. Stuart By Paul Ferrante
The Girl Who Stole J.E.B. Stuart By Paul Ferrante
PHILADELPHIA - July 5, 2021 - PRLog -- Retired school teacher - turned - author Paul Ferrante is proud to announce the upcoming release of his 10th book, The Girl Who Stole J.E.B. Stuart (Ionian Press) on August 10, 2021 in time for last minute summer reading. This will be Paul's eighth YA (young adult) novel including his T.J. Jackson Mysteries series. Like many of Mr. Ferrante's book, this book deals with current events and societal issues such as diversity, inclusion and Black history.

The Girl Who Stole J.E.B. Stuart is the story of Didi Diyoka, whose family moves from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the United States for her father's job. Thrilled with the opportunity to spend her senior year of high school in America, Didi is excited to be learning local history...until she discovers that a lot of the members of her small, Southern community and high school still live in the past. Can Didi help to right these wrongs, or will she be forced to live among the ghosts of the past?

Publisher: Ionian Press
ASIN: ‎ B093KDC69D
ISBN: 978-1-7324857-6-1
Binding: 5x8 perfect paperback
Page count: 270 pages

Paul Ferrante, a New York native, received his undergraduate and Master's degrees in English from Iona College in New Rochelle. After over 40 years, Paul retired as an award-winning secondary school English teacher and athletics coach, having spent a large portion of his career teaching in an urban district that was predominantly African-American. There he forged close relationships with his students and players, and would go on to be recognized for promoting cultural diversity in the classroom. Other books by Paul Ferrante: The Rovers: A Tale of Fenway, 30 Minutes in Memphis: A Beatles Story, A Bermuda Triangle Love Story, and the 5 book young adult T.J. Jackson Mysteries series.
Paul lives in Stratford, Connecticut and Vero Beach, Florida with his wife Maria.

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