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GENESIS BEGINS AGAIN

D. Williams Alicia

Oprawa:
MIĘKKA

Wydawca:
Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books

Data premiery:
2020-10-01

ISBN:
9781481465816

41,95 PLN
Wysyłamy w 21 dni

Opis produktu

Alicia D. Williams is the author of Genesis Begins Again which received a Newbery and Kirkus Prize honors was a William C. Morris Award finalist and for which she won the Coretta Scott King John Steptoe Award for New Talent. A graduate of the MFA program at Hamline University and an oral storyteller in the African American tradition she is also a teacher in Charlotte North Carolina.&ldquo:Reminiscent of Toni Morrison&rsquo:s The Bluest Eye.&rdquo: —:The New York Times &ldquo:One of the best books I have ever read&hellip:will live in the hearts of readers for the rest of their lives.&rdquo: —:Colby Sharp founder of Nerdy Book Club &ldquo:An emotional painful yet still hopeful adolescent journey&hellip:one that needed telling.&rdquo: —:Kirkus Reviews (starred review) &ldquo:I really loved this.&rdquo: —:Sharon M. Draper author of the New York Times bestseller Out of My Mind This deeply sensitive and &ldquo:compelling&rdquo: (BCCB) debut novel tells the story of a thirteenyearold who must overcome internalized racism and a verbally abusive family to finally learn to love herself.There are ninetysix reasons why thirteenyearold Genesis dislikes herself. She knows the exact number because she keeps a list: Because her family is always being put out of their house. Because her dad has a gambling problem. And maybe a drinking problem too. Because Genesis knows this is all her fault. Because she wasn&rsquo:t born looking like Mama. Because she is too black. Genesis is determined to fix her family and she&rsquo:s willing to try anything to do so&hellip:even if it means harming herself in the process. But when Genesis starts to find a thing or two she actually likes about herself she discovers that changing her own attitude is the first step in helping change others.This deeply sensitive debut novel tells the story of a thirteenyearold who must overcome internalised racism and a verbally abusive family to finally learn to love herself.Alicia D. Williams is the author of Genesis Begins Again which received a Newbery and Kirkus Prize honors was a William C. Morris Award finalist and for which she won the Coretta Scott King John Steptoe Award for New Talent. A graduate of the MFA program at Hamline University and an oral storyteller in the African American tradition she is also a teacher in Charlotte North Carolina.Genesis Begins Again About the Book Thirteenyearold Genesis is used to starting over. Just as she begins to settle into a new neighborhood new house new school the same thing happens: Genesis and her parents are once again evicted from their home all of their possessions spread out in the front yard for anyone to see. Unless her father stops drinking and gambling Genesis feels doomed to a life of uncertainty and humiliation. So shes shocked when the family moves to a big home in an upscale subur

Data Publikacji: 2020-10-01
Wymiary: 193.68 mm 130.18 mm 25.4 mm 9.36 oz 265.35 gr

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