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Black boy joy : 17 stories celebrating Black boyhood

Call Number

  • J BLAC (CEN, EAS, MBL, OSH, POW, WSQ)

Edition

First edition.

Publication Information

New York : Delacorte Press, [2021]

Physical Description

296 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

Summary

From seventeen acclaimed Black male and nonbinary authors comes a vibrant collection of stories, comics, and poems about the power of joy and the wonders of Black boyhood.

Contents

  • Griot of Grover Street, part one / There's going to be a fight in the cafeteria on Friday and you better not bring Batman / McCoy game" / Legendary Lawrence Cobbler / First-day fly / Got me a jet pack / Extinct / Epic venture / Definition of cool / Griot of Grover Street, part two / Five thousand light-years to home / Coping / Gender reveal / Kassius's foolproof guide to losing the turkey bowl / But also, jazz / Our dill / Percival and the jab / Embracing my Black boy joy / Griot of Grover Street, part three

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