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

Zoboi, Ibi Aanu, (editor.). Watson, Renée. Container of (work): Half a Moon. (Added Author). Johnson, Varian. Container of (work): Black enough. (Added Author). Henderson, Leah. Container of (work): Warning, color may fade. (Added Author). Giles, L. R. (Lamar R.). Container of (work): Black. Nerd. Problems. (Added Author). Magoon, Kekla. Container of (work): Out of the silence. (Added Author). Reynolds, Jason. Container of (work): Ingredients. (Added Author). Colbert, Brandy. Container of (work): Oreo. (Added Author). Onyebuchi, Tochi. Container of (work): Samson and the Delilahs. (Added Author). Tamani, Liara. Container of (work): Stop playing. (Added Author). Coles, Jay. Container of (work): Wild horses, wild hearts. (Added Author). Williams-Garcia, Rita. Container of (work): Whoa! (Added Author). Baptiste, Tracey. Container of (work): Gravity. (Added Author). Clayton, Dhonielle. Container of (work): Trouble with drowning. (Added Author). Ireland, Justina. Container of (work): Kissing Sarah Smart. (Added Author). Booth, Coe. Container of (work): Hackathon summers. (Added Author). Stone, Nic. Container of (work): Into the starlight. (Added Author). Zoboi, Ibi Aanu. Container of (work): (R)evolution of Nigeria Jones. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Summary:

Black is...sisters navigating their relationship at summer camp in Portland, Oregon, as written by Renée Watson. Black is...three friends walking back from the community pool talking about nothing and everything, in a story by Jason Reynolds. Black is...Nic Stone's high-class beauty dating a boy her momma would never approve of. Black is...two girls kissing in Justina Ireland's story set in Maryland. Black is urban and rural, wealthy and poor, mixed race, immigrants, and more--because there are countless ways to be Black enough. 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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library YA FIC BLACK (Text) 33892100588616 Young Adult Fiction Book None 02/07/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062698728
  • ISBN: 0062698729
  • 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 / Lamar Giles -- Out of the silence / Kekla Magoon -- The ingredients / Jason Reynolds -- Oreo / Brandy Colbert -- Samson and the Delilahs / Tochi Onyebuchi -- Stop playing / Liara Tamani -- Wild horses, wild hearts / Jay Coles -- Whoa! / Rita Williams-Garcia -- Gravity / Tracey Baptiste -- The trouble with drowning / Dhonielle Clayton -- Kissing Sarah Smart / Justina Ireland -- Hackathon Summers / Coe Booth -- Into the starlight / Nic Stone -- The (r)evolution of Nigeria Jones / Ibi Zoboi.
Summary, etc.:
Black is...sisters navigating their relationship at summer camp in Portland, Oregon, as written by Renée Watson. Black is...three friends walking back from the community pool talking about nothing and everything, in a story by Jason Reynolds. Black is...Nic Stone's high-class beauty dating a boy her momma would never approve of. Black is...two girls kissing in Justina Ireland's story set in Maryland. Black is urban and rural, wealthy and poor, mixed race, immigrants, and more--because there are countless ways to be Black enough. 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.
Target Audience Note:
N.L. Lexile.
Subject: African American teenagers > Fiction.
Teenagers, Black > Fiction.
Blacks > Race identity > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.

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