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A phoenix first must burn : sixteen stories of black girl magic, resistance, and hope / edited by Patrice Caldwell.
Title:
A phoenix first must burn : sixteen stories of black girl magic, resistance, and hope / edited by Patrice Caldwell.
Publication:
New York : Viking, 2020.
Publication Date:
2020
ISBN:
9781984835659
Contents:
When life hands you a lemon fruitbomb / Gilded / Wherein Abigail Fields recalls her first death and, subsequently, her best life / The rules of the land / A hagiography of starlight / Melie / The Goddess provides / Hearts turned to ash / Letting the right one in / Tender-headed / Kiss the sun / The actress / The curse of love / All the time in the world / The witch's skin / Sequence
Abstract:
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
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
volume
Reading Level:
Teen - Grade 7-9, Age 12-14.
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Language:
English
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