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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.).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Thorndike Press large print young adult.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newton Co PL - Roselawn Library yaFIC PHOENIX LARGE (Text) 71561000151405 NWPLRLarge print Available -
Perry Co PL - Bookmobile BYA LP CAL (Text) 70621000568090 BKM-Young Adult In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432880590
  • ISBN: 1432880594
  • Physical Description: 515 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: [Waterville, Maine] : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
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.
From folktales retold to futuristic societies, this collection of stories centers on Black women and gender nonconforming individuals dealing with love and betrayal, strength and resistance. In all of them, the heroines shine brightly-- characters in which you cannot help but see yourself reflected. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject: African American girls > Fiction.
Blacks > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Short stories.
Young adult fiction.
Large type books.

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