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A phoenix first must burn : sixteen stories of black girl magic, resistance, and hope / edited by Patrice Caldwell.

Caldwell, Patrice, (editor,, author.). Amerie. When life hands you a lemon fruitbomb. (Added Author). Acevedo, Elizabeth. Gilded. (Added Author). Roanhorse, Rebecca. Wherein Abigail Fields recalls her first death and, subsequently, her best life. (Added Author). Johnson, Alaya Dawn, 1982- The rules of the land. (Added Author). Daud, Somaiya. A hagiography of starlight. (Added Author). Ireland, Justina. Melie. (Added Author). McKinney, L. L. (Leatrice L.) The goddess provides. (Added Author). Clayton, Dhonielle. Hearts turned to ash. (Added Author). Lore, Danny. Tender-headed. (Added Author). Zoboi, Ibi Aanu. Kiss the sun. (Added Author). Paige, Danielle (Novelist) The actress. (Added Author). Woodfolk, Ashley. The curse of love. (Added Author). Davis, Charlotte Nicole. All the time in the world. (Added Author). Strong, Karen. The witch's skin. (Added Author). Corrie, J. Marcelle. Sequence. (Added Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984835659
  • ISBN: 1984835653 
  • Physical Description: 354 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2020]

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When life hands you a lemon fruitbomb / Amerie -- Gilded / Elizabeth Acevedo -- Wherein Abigail Fields recalls her first death and, subsequently, her best life / Rebecca Roanhorse -- The rules of the land / Alaya Dawn Johnson -- A hagiography of starlight / Somaiya Daud -- Melie / Justina Ireland -- The goddess provides / L.L. McKinney -- Hearts turned to ash / Dhonielle Clayton -- Letting the right one in / Patrice Caldwell -- Tender-headed / Danny Lore -- Kiss the sun / Ibi Zoboi -- The actress / Danielle Paige -- The curse of love / Ashley Woodfolk -- All the time in the world / Charlotte Nicole Davis -- The witch's skin / Karen Strong -- Sequence / J. Marcelle Corrie.
Summary, etc.:
Black girls, including gender non-conforming individuals, star in this collection of sixteen stories of fantasy, science fiction, and magic.
Subject: African American girls > Juvenile fiction.
Blacks > Juvenile fiction.
Fantasy fiction, American.
Science fiction, American.
Magic > Fiction.
Short stories, American.
African Americans > Fiction.
Blacks > Fiction.
Science fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Short stories.

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