Yesterday Is History


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$17.99  $16.73
Sourcebooks Fire
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5.5 X 8.4 X 1.3 inches | 0.88 pounds

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About the Author

Born and raised in the DC Metro Area, Kosoko Jackson has spent 6+ years working in digital communications; which enables his Twitter obsession. When not searching for an extra hour in the day, he can be found obsessing over movies or drinking his (umpteenth) iced London Fog. He is the author of Survive the Dome and Yesterday is History. Visit him at


"Charming and captivating, Yesterday is History will take you on a wild ride from the very first page. Jackson puts such a clever spin on time travel in this sweet, unputdownable love story." - -Phil Stamper, bestselling author of The Gravity of Us
"A clever and honestly brilliant novel, Yesterday Is History is an emotional journey through grief, healing, and the complicated beauty of young love. Kosoko Jackson delivers the conflicted, time-traveling hero queer boys have been hoping for.
" - Julian Winters, award-winning author of Running With Lions
"In a novel with exciting representation of a gay Black teen where identity isn't the issue, readers will appreciate the realistic nuance of Andre's frankness when talking about the White privilege Blake and his family exhibit that makes them unable to see how different and potentially dangerous time traveling is for a 17-year-old Black boy... A skillful and engrossing time-travel adventure." - Kirkus Reviews
"Compelling and memorable...[a] gem of a novel." - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Gay romance + time travel! I really enjoyed this book-it was fast-paced, fun, and perfect" - Laurie Halse Anderson, NYT bestselling author of Speak
"An unputdownable read, Yesterday is History is a timely ode to the Black gay experience. Kosoko Jackson expertly delivers a real-life story about decisiveness and knowing oneself, wrapped in fantastical elements, interweaved with a wind-swept romance, all culminating in an undeniably stunning piece of art" - Cam Montgomery, author of By Any Means Necessary
"In his YA debut, Jackson has a great gimmick as well as a likeable protagonist who faces sociocultural realities across time." - Publishers Weekly
"A stellar novel that today's teens needed yesterday." - Booklist