Sunny by Jason Reynolds
As the third book in Jason Reynolds's bestselling series, Sunny brings to life the determination of four young track stars as they try to figure out what they want from life. Sunny lost his mother before he ever got to meet her and ever since has been left to live with a father he feels no emotional connection to. Only feeling like his father loves him for his track career, Sunny gives up his racing days to take up a new hobby in discus throwing, and with the new sport, he flourishes into the man he wants to be. This new and heartfelt YA novel gives a voice to anyone who is young and unsure of what they want out of life.