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A phoenix first must burn: sixteen stories of black girl magic, resistance, and hope

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Sixteen tales by bestselling and award-winning authors that explore the Black experience through fantasy, science fiction, and magic.With stories by: Elizabeth Acevedo, Amerie, Patrice Caldwell, Dhonielle Clayton, J. Marcelle Corrie, Somaiya Daud, Charlotte Nicole Davis, Justina Ireland, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Danny Lore, L. L. McKinney, Danielle Paige, Rebecca Roanhorse, Karen Strong, Ashley Woodfolk, and Ibi Zoboi. Evoking Beyoncé's Lemonade for a teen audience, these authors who are truly Octavia Butler's heirs, have woven worlds to create a stunning narrative that centers Black women and gender nonconforming individuals. A Phoenix First Must Burn will take you on a journey from folktales retold to futuristic societies and everything in between. Filled with stories of love and betrayal, strength and resistance, this collection contains an array of complex and true-to-life characters in which you cannot help but see yourself reflected. Witches and scientists, sisters and lovers, priestesses and rebels: the heroines of A Phoenix First Must Burn shine brightly. You will never forget them.
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subject_facetAfrican American girls -- Juvenile fiction
African Americans -- Fiction
Audiobooks
Blacks -- Fiction
Blacks -- Juvenile fiction
Fantasy
Fantasy fiction
Fantasy fiction, American
Magic -- Fiction
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Science fiction
Science fiction, American
Short stories
Short stories, American
Young adult fiction
title_displayA phoenix first must burn : sixteen stories of black girl magic, resistance, and hope
title_fullA Phoenix First Must Burn Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope
A phoenix first must burn : sixteen stories of black girl magic, resistance, and hope / edited by Patrice Caldwell
A phoenix first must burn: sixteen stories of black girl magic, resistance, and hope [electronic resource] / Patrice Caldwell
title_shortA phoenix first must burn
title_subsixteen stories of black girl magic, resistance, and hope
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African Americans
Blacks
Fantasy
Fantasy fiction, American
Magic
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Science fiction
Science fiction, American
Short stories
Short stories, American
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature