A Phoenix First Must Burn

A Phoenix First Must Burn

Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope

Book - 2020
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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
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2020.
ISBN: 9781984835659
1984835653
Call Number: TEEN FIC PHO
Characteristics: 354 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Caldwell, Patrice - Editor
Bib Control Number: 1065395

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Lovers of Octavia Butler will find her spirit in this smoldering anthology of 16 short stories that center black female and gender nonconforming characters within fantasy and speculative fiction. Written by authors of varying backgrounds, including Elizabeth Acevedo, Justina Ireland, and Rebecca ... Read More »


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