Akim Aliu: Dreamer (Original Graphic Memoir) by Akim Aliu

The gripping story of a boy who fell in love with a sport to only experience systemic racism while succeeding on the ice, this graphic novel is a must-read. Told in a conversational tone with rich illustrations, Aliu’s story is both heartbreaking and inspiring.

Akim Aliu: Dreamer by Akim Aliu, (List Price: $14.99, Graphix, 9781338787603, February 2023)

Reviewed by Chelsea Stringfield, Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tennessee