Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America


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Author: Zoboi, Ibi Baptiste, Tracey Booth, Coe Clayton, Dhonielle Colbert, Brandy Coles, Jay Giles, Lamar Henderson, Leah Ireland, Justina Johnson, Varian Magoon, Kekla Onyebuchi, Tochi Reynolds, Jason Stone, Nic Tamani, Liara Watson, Renée Williams-Garcia, Rita
Publication Date: 01/07/2020
Publisher: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling 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 in America.

Black is…sisters navigating their relationship at summer camp in Portland, Oregon, as written by Renée Watson.

Black is…three friends walking back from the community pool talking about nothing and everything, in a story by Jason Reynolds.

Black is…Nic Stone’s high-class beauty dating a boy her momma would never approve of.

Black is…two girls kissing in Justina Ireland’s story set in Maryland.

Black is urban and rural, wealthy and poor, mixed race, immigrants, and more–because there are countless ways to be Black enough.

Justina Ireland
Varian Johnson
Rita Williams-Garcia
Dhonielle Clayton
Kekla Magoon
Leah Henderson
Tochi Onyebuchi
Jason Reynolds
Nic Stone
Liara Tamani
Renée Watson
Tracey Baptiste
Coe Booth
Brandy Colbert
Jay Coles
Ibi Zoboi
Lamar Giles