The Boy in The Black Suit

Author: Jason Reynolds

Recommended age group: 12 years+

Description: Soon after Matt loses his mum to breast cancer, he takes on a job at a local funeral parlour. He starts to spend time at the funerals being held and finds some comfort when he understands that he is not suffering through grief alone. That understanding and the friendship of somebody new helps him along his journey and on the road to a happier place. The book outlines multiple generations of men being open with their emotions and discussing the pain of what they are experiencing.