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Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution
Sara Marcus
Granta en español 11: Los mejores narradores jovenes en español
Carlos Yushimito del Valle, Andrés Felipe Solano, Federico Falco, Matías Néspolo, Andrés Ressia Colino, Carlos Labbé, Rodrigo Hasbún, Pablo Gutiérrez, Javier Montes, Lucía Puenzo, Samanta Schweblin, Oliverio Coelho, Pola Oloixarac, Elvira Navarro, John Freeman, Antoni

Speak: The Graphic Novel

Speak: The Graphic Novel - Emily Carroll, Laurie Halse Anderson It's been a while since I read the prose version, but I do think the graphic novel will carry a bigger impact for me as a reader. Anderson's script (unlike many adaptations) isn't scared to work with the art and let it carry a lot of the weight of the storytelling. Carroll is maybe the perfect artist to present this story - she weaves in the horror of Melinda's experience so well, the trauma that she can't speak. Hopefully this will open the book up to a whole new generation of readers.