Best Fiction for Young Adults (#BFYA2021) Nominees Round Up, October 9 Edition

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A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope edited by Patrice Caldwell
Viking Books for Young Readers / Penguin Random House
Publication Date: March 10, 2020
ISBN: 978-1984835659

Sixteen Black authors running the gamut from very well-known to up-and-coming combine to create a wide-ranging science fiction and fantasy anthology of stories about Black girls. The characters in each story are wildly different from each other, though all are complex and patriarchy-smashing.

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