What better day for a book trailer than a Saturday?
The Boy Who Carried Bricks: A True Story by Alton Carter; Roadrunner
Abandoned by his father, neglected by his mother, shuttled between foster homes and a boys ranch, a young African-American man refuses to succumb to the fate that the world says should be his. Told by the man who lived it. (ages 12-18)
This video features the author briefly describing his childhood in foster care and why he wrote this book. This nonfiction book is a first hand account of perseverance.