Black Enough

Black Enough : Stories of Being Young & Black in America

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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: Justina IrelandVarian JohnsonRita Williams-GarciaDhonielle ClaytonKekla MagoonLeah HendersonTochi OnyebuchiJason ReynoldsNic StoneLiara TamaniRenée WatsonTracey BaptisteCoe BoothBrandy ColbertJay ColesIbi ZoboiLamar Giles
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 155 x 168 x 30mm | 318g
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1982606789
  • 9781982606787

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Each entry is deftly woven and full of such complex humanity that teens will identify with and see some of their own struggles in these characters...Offer[s] a rich tableau of the black teen diaspora in an accessible way.

-- "School Library Journal"
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