Rites of passage

stories about growing up by Black writers from around the world

By Bolden, Tonya

Publishers Summary:
Seventeen stories about the experiences of young people of African descent around the world, by such authors as Toni Cade Bambara, John Henrik Clarke, Njabulo Ndebele, and Barbara Burford.

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ISBN
978-1-56282-688-8
Publisher
New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1994.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on June 1, 1994

Gr 7-10 Seventeen "growing up" stories by noted black writers from the U.S., the Caribbean, Central America, England, Africa, and Australia. All feature young people confronting a reality, discovery, or decision that gives them insight into the adult world. The stories are told from an ethnic perspective; characters, settings, situations, and language reveal life in particular parts of the world. And yet the themes-friendship, heartbreak, sacrifice, betrayal, love, and courage-are universal. I...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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