|By (author):||Browne, Mahogany L.|
|Subject:||YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Coming of Age|
|YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Diversity & Multicultural|
|YOUNG ADULT FICTION / General|
|YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Poetry|
|Publisher:||Random House Children's Books|
|Size:||8.25in x 5.50in|
|From The Publisher*||A novel-in-verse about a young girl coming-of-age and stepping out of the shadow of her former best friend. Perfect for readers of Elizabeth Acevedo and Nikki Grimes.|
She looks me hard in my eyes
& my knees lock into tree trunks
My eyes don't dance like my heartbeat racing
They stare straight back hot daggers.
I remember things will never be the same.
I remember things.
With gritty and heartbreaking honesty, Mahogany L. Browne delivers a novel-in-verse about broken promises, fast rumors, and when growing up means growing apart from your best friend.
|Biographical Note||Mahogany L. Browne is a California-born, Brooklyn-based writer, educator, activist, mentor, and curator. She has published several books of poetry, and she is an Urban Word NYC Artistic Director (as seen on HBO's Brave New Voices), founder of Women Writers of Color Reading Room, and Director of BLM@Pratt Programming, and facilitates performance poetry and writing workshops throughout the country.Mahogany's poetry picture books include Black Girl Magic and Woke Baby.|