Black enough : stories of being young & black in America
|Format:||Print Book 2019|
|Availability:||Available at 20 Libraries 20 of 32 copies|
Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling Black authors writing for teens today--Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it's like to be young and Black in America.
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.Contributors:
ContentsHalf 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 revolution of Nigeria Jones / Ibi Zoboi.
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African American teenagers
Young adult fiction.
|Publisher|| New York, NY :2019
Zoboi, Ibi Aanu,
xiv, 400 pages ; 22 cm