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Black enough : stories of being young & black in America / edited by Ibi Zoboi.

Zoboi, Ibi Aanu, (editor.). Watson, Rene̹e. Half a Moon. (Added Author). Johnson, Varian. Black enough. (Added Author). Henderson, Leah. Warning, color may fade. (Added Author). Giles, Lamar, 1979- Black. Nerd. Problems. (Added Author). Magoon, Kekla. Out of the silence. (Added Author). Reynolds, Jason. Ingredients. (Added Author). Colbert, Brandy. Oreo. (Added Author). Onyebuchi, Tochi. Samson and the Delilahs. (Added Author). Tamani, Liara. Stop playing. (Added Author). Coles, Jay. Wild horses, wild hearts. (Added Author). Williams-Garcia, Rita, (author.). Baptiste, Tracey, (author.). Clayton, Dhonielle, (author.). Ireland, Justina, (author.). Booth, Coe, (author.). Stone, Nic, (author.). Zoboi, Ibi Aanu, (author.).


A collection of short stories explore what it is like to be young and black, centering on the experiences of black teenagers and emphasizing that one person's experiences, reality, and personal identity are different than someone else.

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  • ISBN: 9780062698728
  • ISBN: 0062698729
  • ISBN: 0062698737
  • ISBN: 9780062698735
  • Physical Description: xiv, 400 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Half a Moon / Renée Watson -- Black enough / Varian Johnson -- Warning, color may fade / Leah Henderson -- Black. Nerd. Problems / L. R Giles -- Out of the silence / Kekla Magoon -- Ingredients / Jason Reynolds -- Oreo / Brandy Colbert -- Samson and the Delilahs / Tochi Onyebuchi -- Stop playing / Liara Tamani -- Wild horses, wild hearts / Jay Coles.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 5.1 14 505842.
Subject: Teenagers, Black > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Short stories.

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Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center YA BLA 2019 (Text) 0002206309540 Young Adult Fiction Available -
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