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By Browne, Mahogany L.; Illustrated by Iii, Theodore Taylor; By Acevedo, Elizabeth; Gatwood, Olivia; Contributions by Reynolds, Jason
A collection of poems to inspire kids to stay woke and become a new generation of activists.
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By Gatwood, Olivia
A dazzling introduction to a thrilling new voice in contemporary feminist poetry. Angry, powerful and piercingly candid, it is about what it means to be a girl and a woman in today's world and the challenge of briefly being both. How does one grow from a girl to a woman in a worl...d wracked by violence?Read more
A thrilling new voice in contemporary feminist poetry weaves together her own coming of age with an investigation into our culture's romanticization of violence against women. In precise, searing language--at times blistering and riotous, at times soulful and exuberant--she explo...res the boundary between what is real and what is imagined in a life saturated with fear.with fear.Read more
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One of the most recognizable young poets in America, Olivia Gatwood dazzles with her tribute to contemporary American womanhood in her debut book, New American Best Friend. Gatwood's poems deftly deconstruct traditional stereotypes. The focus shifts from childhood to adulthood, g...ender to sexuality, violence to joy. And always and inexorably, the book moves toward celebration, culminating in a series of odes: odes to the body, to tough women, to embracing your own journey in all its failures and triumphs.Read more
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