|By (author):||Fievre, M.J.|
|Subject:||YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Activity Books|
|YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / General|
|YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Topics / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance|
|YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Topics / Values & Virtues|
|Size:||8.50in x 5.50in|
|From The Publisher*||Be That Empowered and Resilient Black Girl|
Resilient Black Girl provides young black women a better understanding of the effects of racism and equips you with skills for navigating various spaces in your daily lives.
A Guidebook about the realities of being Black and combating racism. Black girls and Black young women are powerful. Unfortunately, you must face microaggressions and outright racism in your daily lives. Resilient Black Girl empowers you to be brave, face the challenges of oppression, and rely on yourself.
Become a community leader. To become a well-rounded Black girl is to become an important member of your society. In the spirt of the Black Lives Matter movement, learn to be a positive element in your community through allyship and activism. This journal and activity workbook guides you through the steps to achieving your personal and public goals.
Grow in confidence. Being a Black girl comes with many gifts, and one is resiliency. While you are strong and can overcome anything, racism affects physical and mental health. With the lessons in Resilient Black Girl, discover how to be kind to yourself and to love and take care of yourself.
Learn how to:
• Understand and combat racism and microaggressions in your daily life • Become a leader in your community • Be brave, empowered, and self-reliant If you enjoyed 39 Lessons for Black Boys and Girls, This Book Is Anti-Racist Journal, or Becoming Me, your next read should be Resilient Black Girl by MJ Fievre.
|Biographical Note||Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, M.J. Fievre moved to the United States in 2002. She currently writes from Miami. M.J.'s publishing career began as a teenager in Haiti. At nineteen years-old, she signed her first book contract with Hachette-Deschamps, in Haiti, for the publication of a Young Adult book titled La Statuette Malefique . Since then, M.J. has authored nine books in French that are widely read in Europe and the French Antilles. In 2013, One Moore Book released M.J.'s first children's book, I Am Riding, written in three languages: English, French, and Haitian Creole. In 2015, Beating Windward Press published M.J.'s memoir, A Sky the Color of Chaos, about her childhood in Haiti during the brutal regime of Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Her latest book, Happy, Okay?: Poems about Anxiety, Depression, Hope, and Survival is scheduled for publication in December of 2019 by Books & Books Press, an imprint of Mango Publishing. Another book, Badass Black Girl is scheduled for publication in 2020. |
A long-time educator and frequent keynote speaker (Tufts University, Massachusetts; Howard University, Washington, D.C.; the University of Miami, Florida; and Michael College, Vermont; and a panelist at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, AWP), M.J. is available for book club meetings, podcast presentations, interviews and other author events. You can learn more about her and her work at her website: mjfievre.com