Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America
Author(s): Ibi Zoboi (edited by)
Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it's like to be young and black.
"A powerful collection that opens the reader's eyes to the breadth and diversity of contemporary experience in America" June Sarpong, author of DIVERSIFY
Black is male, Black is female, Black is straight, Black is gay, Black is urban, Black is rural, Black is rich. And poor. Black is mixed-race, Black is immigrants, Black is more. There are countless ways to be BLACK ENOUGH.
Featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling American 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. Whether you are in America, the UK, or anywhere across the globe, this powerful collection of stories will remind you of our shared humanity. With an Introduction by June Sarpong, author of DIVERSIFY
Stories from: Renee Watson, Varian Johnson, Leah Henderson, Lamar Giles, Kekla Magoon, Jason Reynolds, Brandy Colbert, Tochi Onyebuchi, Liara Tamani, Jay Coles, Rita Williams-Garcia, Tracey Baptiste, Dhonielle Clayton, Justina Ireland, Coe Booth, Nic Stone and Ibi Zoboi
Ibi Zoboi was born in Haiti, and holds an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her writing has been published in The New York Times Book Review, and The Rumpus, among others. She is the author of American Street, a US National Book Award finalist. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and three children. You can find her online at www.ibizoboi.net.
- : 9780008326555
- : HarperCollins Publishers Limited
- : Harper Element
- : 0.295
- : January 2019
- : 3 Centimeters X 13 Centimeters X 20 Centimeters
- : books
- : Ibi Zoboi (edited by)
- : Paperback
- : English
- : 813.01089283
- : 416