Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood

ISBN-10: 0593379969
ISBN-13: 9780593379967
Author: Mbalia, Kwame, Ed.
Interest Level: 4-7
Publisher: Penguin Random House

Publication Date: May 2023

Copyright: 2021

Page Count: 336

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Interest Level

Grades 4-7

Reading Level

Guided Reading: V
Lexile: 710L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.6
Accelerated Reader Points: 8.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American


Celebrate the joys of Black boyhood with stories from seventeen bestselling, critically acclaimed Black authors--including Jason Reynolds (the Track series), Jerry Craft ( New Kid ), and Kwame Mbalia (the Tristan Strong series)! Black boy joy is... Picking out a fresh first-day-of-school outfit. Saving the universe in an epic intergalactic race. Finding your voice--and your rhymes--during tough times. Flying on your skateboard like nobody's watching. And more! From seventeen acclaimed Black male and non-binary authors comes a vibrant collection of stories, comics, and poems about the power of joy and the wonders of Black boyhood. Contributors include : B. B. Alston, Dean Atta, P. Djeli Clark, Jay Coles, Jerry Craft, Lamar Giles, Don P. Hooper, George M. Johnson, Varian Johnson, Kwame Mbalia, Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Tochi Onyebuchi, Julian Randall, Jason Reynolds, Justin Reynolds, DaVaun Sanders, and Julian Winters
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