Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler
by Ibi Zoboi
Publication Date: Jan 25, 2022
List Price: $16.99
Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
Target Age Group: Middle Grade
Imprint: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
From the New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist, a biography in verse and prose of science fiction visionary Octavia Butler.
Acclaimed novelist Ibi Zoboi illuminates the young life of the visionary storyteller Octavia E. Butler in poems and prose. Born into the Space Race, the Red Scare, and the dawning Civil Rights Movement, Butler experienced an American childhood that shaped her into the groundbreaking science-fiction storyteller whose novels continue to challenge and delight readers fifteen years after her death.
For ages 10 and up.
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