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Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America
Contributor(s): Zoboi, Ibi (Author), Baptiste, Tracey (Author), Booth, Coe (Author)

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ISBN: 0062698729     ISBN-13: 9780062698728
Publisher: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
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Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 2019
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BISAC Categories:
- Young Adult Fiction | Short Stories
- Young Adult Fiction | People & Places - United States - African American
- Young Adult Fiction | Coming Of Age
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2018197889
Age Level: 13-UP
Grade Level: 8-UP
Physical Information: 1.7" H x 5.7" W x 8.3" (1.00 lbs) 416 pages
Themes:
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
Features: Ikids, Price on Product
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/22/2018
School Library Journal 11/01/2018 pg. 80
Kirkus Reviews 11/01/2018 pg. 119
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 12/01/2018
Booklist 11/01/2018 pg. 48
Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2019 pg. 109
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average
 
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Contributor Bio(s): Clayton, Dhonielle: -

Sona Charaipotra & Dhonielle Clayton met while attending the New School's acclaimed Writing for Children MFA program. Sona is a journalist who has written for the New York Times, People, Parade, Cosmopolitan, and other major media. Dhonielle is a librarian at a middle school in Harlem, and taught English at a cutthroat ballet academy. Together, the pair cofounded CAKE Literary, a boutique book packaging company with a decidedly diverse bent. Find them online at www.cakeliterary.com.

Tamani, Liara: -

Liara Tamani lives in Houston, Texas. She holds an MFA in writing from Vermont College and a BA from Duke University. Calling My Name is her first book. www.liaratamani.com

Reynolds, Jason: -

A poet
An artist

One black
One white

Two voices
One journey

Jason Reynolds & Jason Griffin are superheroes.

Williams-Garcia, Rita: -

Rita Williams-Garcia's Newbery Honor-winning novel, One Crazy Summer, was a winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, a National Book Award finalist, the recipient of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and a New York Times bestseller. The sequel, P.S. Be Eleven, was also a Coretta Scott King Award winner and an ALA Notable Children's Book for Middle Readers. She is also the author of six distinguished novels for young adults: Jumped, a National Book Award finalist; No Laughter Here, Every Time a Rainbow Dies (a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book), and Fast Talk on a Slow Track (all ALA Best Books for Young Adults); Blue Tights; and Like Sisters on the Homefront, a Coretta Scott King Honor Book. Rita Williams-Garcia lives in Jamaica, New York, is on the faculty at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Writing for Children & Young Adults Program, and has two adult daughters, Stephanie and Michelle, and a son-in-law, Adam.

Giles, Lamar: -

Lamar Giles writes for teens and adults. He is the author of the Edgar Award finalists Fake ID and Endangered as well as the critically acclaimed Overturned, Spin, and The Last Last-Day-of-Summer. He is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books and resides in Virginia. Visit him online at www.lamargiles.com.

Ireland, Justina: - Justina Ireland is the author of Dread Nation, Deathless Divide, Vengeance Bound, Promise of Shadows, and the Star Wars novel Lando's Luck. She enjoys dark chocolate and dark humor and is not too proud to admit that she's still afraid of the dark. She lives with her husband, kid, and dog in Pennsylvania. You can visit her online at www.justinaireland.com.Zoboi, Ibi: -

Ibi Zoboi is the author of American Street, a National Book Award finalist. She was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and holds an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She also edited the anthology Black Enough. Ibi's writing has been published in the New York Times Book Review, The Horn Book, and the Rumpus, among others. After living in Brooklyn for most of her life, she now lives in New Jersey with her family. You can find her online at ibizoboi.net.


 
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