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A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope
Edited by Patrice Caldwell

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    List Price: $18.99
    Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    Target Age Group: Young Adult
    ISBN13: 9781984835659
    Imprint: Viking Books for Young Readers
    Publisher: Penguin Random House
    Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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    Book Description:
    Sixteen tales by bestselling and award-winning authors that explore the Black experience through fantasy, science fiction, and magic.

    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 nonconforming individuals. A Phoenix First Must Burn will take you on a journey from folktales 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.

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