Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope

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 non-conforming individuals. A Phoenix First Must Burn will take you on a journey from folk tales 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.
Target age group 13-17
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      0.75 lbs
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  • Category
    Young Adult Fiction
  • Age Group
    15 and UP
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  • Theme 1
    Science Fiction, Fantasy & Magic
  • Theme 2
    Girls & Women
  • Detailed (BISAC) Subject/Theme
    Short Stories
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    Caldwell, Patrice (Edited By)
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    Penguin Group (USA)
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    1.1 H × 8.2 L × 5.5 W
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