Wild tongues can't be tamed : 15 voices from the Latinx diaspora
|Format:||Print Book 2021|
|Availability:||Available at 11 Libraries 11 of 11 copies|
Edited by The Bronx Is Reading founder Saraciea J. Fennell and featuring an all-star cast of Latinx contributors, Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed is a ground-breaking anthology that will spark dialogue and inspire hope
In Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed , bestselling and award-winning authors as well as up-and-coming voices interrogate the different myths and stereotypes about the Latinx diaspora. These fifteen original pieces delve into everything from ghost stories and superheroes, to memories in the kitchen and travels around the world, to addiction and grief, to identity and anti-Blackness, to finding love and speaking your truth. Full of both sorrow and joy, Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed is an essential celebration of this rich and diverse community.
The bestselling and award-winning contributors include Elizabeth Acevedo, Cristina Arreola, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Naima Coster, Natasha Diaz, Saraciea J. Fennell, Kahlil Haywood, Zakiya Jamal, Janel Martinez, Jasminne Mendez, Meg Medina, Mark Oshiro, Julian Randall, Lilliam Rivera, and Ibi Zoboi.
ContentsEres un pocho / by Mark Oshiro
The price of admission / by Naima Coster
Caution song / by Natasha Diaz
The mark of a good man / by Meg Medina
#Julian4spiderman / by Julian Randall
Half in, half out / by Saraciea Fennell
Haitian sensation / by Ibi Zoboi
The land, the ghosts, and me / by Cristina Arreola
Paraíso negro / by Kahlil Haywood
Cuban Imposter Syndrome / by Zakiya N. Jamal
More than nervios / by Lilliam Rivera
Alaiyo / by Jasminne Mendez
Invisible / by Ingrid Rojas Contreras
Abuela's greatest gift / by Janel Martinez
A mi orden: a meditation on dichos / by Elizabeth Acevedo.
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|Publisher|| New York :Flatiron Books,2021
|Other Titles|| Wild tongues can not be tamed
Fennell, Saraciea J.,
Includes discussion questions.
x, 253 pages ; 22 cm