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Black boy joy : 17 stories celebrating Black boyhood / edited by Kwame Mbalia ; stories by B.B. Alston [and 16 others].

Mbalia, Kwame, (editor.). Alston, B. B., (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Upper Skagit Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593379936
  • ISBN: 0593379934
  • Physical Description: 296 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2021]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Griot of Grover Street: part one / by Kwame Mbalia -- There's going to be a fight in the cafeteria on Friday and you better not bring Batman / by Lamar Giles -- "The McCoy game" / by B. B. Alston -- Legendary Lawrence Cobbler / by Julian Winters -- First-day fly / by Jason Reynolds -- Got me a jet pack / by Don P. Hooper -- Extinct / by Dean Atta -- Epic venture / by Jay Coles -- Definition of cool / by Varian Johnson -- Griot of Grover Street: part two / by Kwame Mbalia -- Five thousand light-years to home / by Suyi Davies Okungbowa -- Coping / by Tochi Onyebuchi -- Gender reveal / by George M. Johnson -- Kassius's foolproof guide to losing the turkey bowl / by Davaun Sanders -- But also, jazz / by Julian Randall -- Our dill / by Justin A. Reynolds -- Percival and the jab / by P. Djèlí Clark -- Embracing my Black boy joy / by Jerry Craft -- Griot of Grover Street: part three / by Kwame Mbalia.
Summary, etc.:
From seventeen acclaimed Black male and nonbinary authors comes a vibrant collection of stories, comics, and poems about the power of joy and the wonders of Black boyhood.
Subject: African American boys > Literary collections.
African American teenage boys > Literary collections.
African Americans > Literary collections.
Boys > Literary collections.
Young adult fiction, American.
Young adult poetry, American.
American literature > African American authors.
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American & Black.
African American boys.
African Americans.
Genre: Literary collections.

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