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Black Brother, Black Brother by [Jewell Parker Rhodes]
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Paradise on Fire by Jewell Parker Rhodes Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes Bayou Magic by Jewell Parker Rhodes Sugar by Jewell Parker Rhodes Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Paradise on Fire Ghost Boys Towers Falling Bayou Magic Sugar Ninth Ward
Discover more inspiring reads from Jewell Parker Rhodes! A timely coming-of-age survival tale exploring issues of race, class, and climate change. A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history. A powerful novel set fifteen years after the 9/11 attacks in a classroom of students who cannot remember the event but live through the aftermath. A magical coming-of-age story, rich with Southern folklore, friendship, family, fireflies and mermaids, plus an environmental twist. A tale of a strong, spirited young girl who rises beyond her circumstances and inspires others to work toward a brighter future. A heartbreaking and uplifting tale of survival in the face of Hurricane Katrina.

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*"A powerful work and must-have for children's collections."―Booklist, starred review

"Placing biracial boyhood and the struggles of colorism at its center, the novel challenges readers to pursue their own self-definition."―Kirkus

*"An excellent selection for both elementary and middle library collections, this is a title that celebrates finding one's place in the world."―School Library Connection, starred review

"Donte's story is a good primer for younger readers on microaggressions."―School Library Journal

"A classic sports story."―BCCB

"This novel offers a solid story, with relatable, three-dimensional characters considering identity, that will teach readers about colorism's effects."
Publishers Weekly
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About the Author

Jewell Parker Rhodes is the author of Ninth Ward, winner of a Coretta Scott King Honor, Sugar, winner of the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, and the New York Times-bestselling Ghost Boys, and Black Brother, Black Brother. She has also written many award-winning novels for adults. When she's not writing, Jewell visits schools to talk about her books and teaches writing at Arizona State University.


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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07WNHHKB1
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (March 3, 2020)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ March 3, 2020
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 8064 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 257 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
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http://www.jewellparkerrhodes.com

Dr. Jewell Parker Rhodes is an award-winning and New York Times bestselling author and educator for both youth and adults. She is the author of seven books for children including the New York Times bestsellers Ghost Boys and Black Brother, Black Brother, both named Amazon’s Best Children’s Books of the Year. Her other books include Paradise on Fire, Towers Falling, and the Louisiana Girls Trilogy: Ninth Ward, Sugar, and Bayou Magic.

Jewell is the author of six adult novels: Voodoo Dreams, Magic City, Douglass’ Women, Season, Moon, and Hurricane, as well as the memoir Porch Stories: A Grandmother’s Guide to Happiness, and two writing guides, Free Within Ourselves: Fiction Lessons for Black Authors and The African American Guide to Writing and Publishing Non-Fiction.

Jewell has won the American Book Award, the Black Caucus of the American Library Award for Literary Excellence, and the Jane Addams Peace Association Book Award.

Jewell regularly visits schools, a speaker at colleges and conferences. The driving force behind all of her work is to inspire social justice, equity, and environmental stewardship.

Jewell is the Founding Artistic Director and Piper Endowed Chair at the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University. She was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Carnegie-Mellon University. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she currently lives in Seattle.

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