Fifteen-year-old Rob Garrett wants nothing more than to escape the segregated South and prove himself. But in late 1950s Virginia, opportunity doesn’t come easily to an African American. So Rob’s parents take the unusual step of enrolling their son in a Connecticut boarding school, where he will have the best education available. He will also be the first student of color in the school’s history. No matter—Rob Garrett is on his way.
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Review: New BoyUser Review - Annamarie - Goodreads
The character seems more like a vessel for historical information than an actual boy living through the time. While I think this book certainly serves a purpose, it was not an overly enjoyable reading experience for me. Read full review
Review: New BoyUser Review - Skylar Brightbill - Goodreads
New Boy was a wonderful book, and had many great lessons within the story. At some times I was bored and wanted something great to happen. But otherwise a great book. Read full review