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Candice Iloh

Candice Iloh is an award-winning author of young adult novels and a graduate of Lesley University's Creative Writing program.


After a fight with a teacher spirals out of control, Cerulean impulsively drops out to avoid the punishment they fear is coming. Why wait for graduation to leave an oppressive capitalist system and live their dreams?

Yaminah must reckon with the truth about her mother and the growing collapse of a place she once called home.

A Finalist for the National Book Award
When Ada leaves home for her freshman year at a Historically Black College, it's the first time she's ever been so far from her family--and the first time that she's been able to make her own choices and to seek her place in this new world.

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