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Black Enough

by Ibi Zoboi Author · Tracey Baptiste Author

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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. A selection of the Schomburg Center's Black Liberation Reading List.

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 Ireland
Varian Johnson
Rita Williams-Garcia
Dhonielle Clayton
Kekla Magoon
Leah Henderson
Tochi Onyebuchi
Jason Reynolds
Nic Stone
Liara Tamani
Renée Watson
Tracey Baptiste
Coe Booth
Brandy Colbert
Jay Coles
Ibi Zoboi
Lamar Giles

Publication Details

Publisher:
Balzer + Bray
Imprint:
Balzer + Bray
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2019

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 308.6 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 308.6 MB

Lamar Giles (Author)

Liara Tamani lives in Houston, Texas. She holds an MFA in writing from Vermont College. She is the author of the acclaimed Calling My Name, which was a 2018 PEN America Literary Award Finalist and a 2018 SCBWI Golden Kite Finalist, and All the Thi...

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Brandy Colbert (Author)

Kekla Magoon is the author of twelve novels, including The Rock and the River, How It Went Down, X: A Novel (with Ilyasah Shabazz), and the Robyn Hoodlum Adventure series. She has received an NAACP Image Award, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, th...

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Tracey Baptiste (Author)

Sona Charaipotra & Dhonielle Clayton met while attending the New School's acclaimed Writing for Children MFA program. Sona is a journalist who has written for the New York Times, People, Parade, Cosmopolitan, and other major media. Dhonielle is a ...

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Dhonielle Clayton (Author)

Justina Ireland is the author of Dread Nation, Deathless Divide, Vengeance Bound, Promise of Shadows, and the Star Wars novel Lando's Luck. She enjoys dark chocolate and dark humor and is not too proud to admit that she's still afraid of the dark....

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Ibi Zoboi (Author)

Ibi Zoboi holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her novel American Street was a National Book Award finalist and a New York Times Notable Book. She is also the author of Pride and My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich, a New York Times bestse...

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Jay Coles (Author)

A poetAn artistOne blackOne whiteTwo voicesOne journeyJason Reynolds & Jason Griffin are superheroes.

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Coleen Booth (Author)

Lamar Giles writes for teens and adults. He is the author of the Edgar Award finalists Fake ID and Endangered as well as the critically acclaimed Overturned, Spin, and The Last Last-Day-of-Summer. He is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books a...

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Creators

Narrator :
Ron Butler
Author :
Lamar Giles
Author :
Renée Watson
Author :
Kekla Magoon
Author :
Brandy Colbert
Narrator :
Bahni Turpin
Author :
Tracey Baptiste
Author :
Rita Williams-Garcia
Author :
Varian Johnson
Author :
Justina Ireland
Author :
Jason Reynolds
Author :
Dhonielle Clayton
Author :
Ibi Zoboi
Author :
Leah Henderson
Author :
Liara Tamani
Author :
Tochi Onyebuchi
Author :
Nic Stone
Author :
Jay Coles
Author :
Coleen Booth
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