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Contributor(s): Medina, Tony (Author), Jennings, John (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 1620142635     ISBN-13: 9781620142639
Publisher: Tu Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: October 2017
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Young Adult Fiction | Comics & Graphic Novels - Paranormal
- Young Adult Fiction | Diversity & Multicultural
- Young Adult Fiction | Social Themes - Violence
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2017014950
Age Level: 13-17
Grade Level: 8-12
Lexile Measure: 640 GN (Graphic Novel)
Physical Information: 0.6" H x 6.1" W x 8.9" (0.80 lbs) 176 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2017
Booklist 09/15/2017 pg. 43
School Library Journal 10/01/2017 pg. 115
Publishers Weekly 10/02/2017
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2017
Voice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2017 - Recommended - Better Than Most
Foreword 10/26/2017
Library Journal 01/01/2018 pg. 85
Horn Book Magazine 03/01/2018 pg. 90
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2018 - Superior,Well Above Average
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 198184
Reading Level: 4.2   Interest Level: Upper Grades   Point Value: 2.0
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Contributor Bio(s): Robinson, Stacey: -

Stacey Robinson is an assistant professor of graphic design at the University of Illinois and an Arthur Schomburg Fellow with an MFA from the University at Buffalo. As part of the collaborative team "Black Kirby" with John Jennings, he creates graphic novels, gallery exhibitions, and lectures that deconstruct the work of artist Jack Kirby to re-imagine Black resistance spaces inspired by hip-hop, religion, the arts, and sciences. Robinson lives in Illinois.

Jennings, John: -

John Jennings co-edited the Eisner-nominated anthology The Blacker the Ink and illustrated the New York Times bestselling graphic novel adaptation of Kindred by Octavia E. Butler. He is a professor of media and cultural studies at the University of California, Riverside, and the Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellowship at Harvard's Hutchins Center for African & African American Research. Jennings lives in California.

Medina, Tony: -

Tony Medina is the author of six beloved books for young readers, as well as multiple volumes of poetry for adults. A Pushcart Prize-nominated poet and a professor of creative writing at Howard University, Dr. Medina is a two-time winner of the Paterson Prize for Books for Young People. He lives in the Washington, DC area.

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