For Black Girls Like Me
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

For Black Girls Like Me


  • Author : Mariama J. Lockington
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Release Date : 2019-07-30
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780374308063

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For Black Girls Like Me Book Description :
In this lyrical coming-of-age story about family, sisterhood, music, race, and identity, Mariama J. Lockington draws on some of the emotional truths from her own experiences growing up with an adoptive white family. I am a girl but most days I feel like a question mark. Makeda June Kirkland is eleven years old, adopted, and black. Her parents and big sister are white, and even though she loves her family very much, Makeda often feels left out. When Makeda's family moves from Maryland to New Mexico, she leaves behind her best friend, Lena— the only other adopted black girl she knows— for a new life. In New Mexico, everything is different. At home, Makeda’s sister is too cool to hang out with her anymore and at school, she can’t seem to find on...

For Black Girls Like Me
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

For Black Girls Like Me


  • Author : Mariama J. Lockington
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Release Date : 2019-07-30
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0374308047

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For Black Girls Like Me Book Description :
I am a girl but most days I feel like a question mark. Makeda June Kirkland is eleven-years-old, adopted, and black. Her parents and big sister are white, and even though she loves her family very much, Makeda often feels left out. When Makeda's family moves from Maryland to New Mexico, she leaves behind her best friend, Lena- the only other adopted black girl she knows- for a new life. In New Mexico, everything is different. At home, Makeda's sister is too cool to hang out with her anymore and at school, she can't seem to find one true friend. Through it all, Makeda can't help wondering: What would it feel like to grow up with a family that looks like me? Through singing, dreaming, and writing secret messages back and forth with Lena, Makeda might j...

For Black Girls Like Me
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

For Black Girls Like Me


  • Author : Mariama J. Lockington
  • Publisher : Square Fish
  • Release Date : 2020-07-28
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 1250250323

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For Black Girls Like Me Book Description :
I am a girl but most days I feel like a question mark. Makeda June Kirkland is eleven-years-old, adopted, and black. Her parents and big sister are white, and even though she loves her family very much, Makeda often feels left out. When Makeda's family moves from Maryland to New Mexico, she leaves behind her best friend, Lena— the only other adopted black girl she knows— for a new life. In New Mexico, everything is different. At home, Makeda’s sister is too cool to hang out with her anymore and at school, she can’t seem to find one real friend. Through it all, Makeda can’t help but wonder: What would it feel like to grow up with a family that looks like me? Through singing, dreaming, and writing secret messages back and forth with Lena, Mak...

ABCs for Girls Like Me
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

ABCs for Girls Like Me


  • Author : Melanie Goolsby
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-06-08
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0692141014

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ABCs for Girls Like Me Book Description :
ABC's for Girls Like Me is a book dedicated to sunshining the achievements of Black Women who are breaking barriers today. The book goes through 26 girls, A to Z, whose accomplishments should motivate and inspire not only black girls but all girls to change the world....

For Black Girls Like Me 100 Page Blank Lined Journal

For Black Girls Like Me 100 Page Blank Lined Journal


  • Author : Brooklyn Nichols
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-11-23
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1710844620

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For Black Girls Like Me 100 Page Blank Lined Journal Book Description :
This super cute made to uplift and celebrate the young black girl journal makes the perfect Christmas, birthday or anytime gift for your favorite beautiful brown girl afro puff princess, to let her know her black is beautiful. It is sure to become her favorite. She will feel super special and can say, "this was made especially for black girls like me!" A fun gift for colored girls who have considered politics also. Work your melanin popping black girl magic....

The Only Black Girls in Town
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Only Black Girls in Town


  • Author : Brandy Colbert
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2020-03-10
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780316456371

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The Only Black Girls in Town Book Description :
Award-winning YA author Brandy Colbert's debut middle-grade novel about the only two Black girls in town who discover a collection of hidden journals revealing shocking secrets of the past. Beach-loving surfer Alberta has been the only Black girl in town for years. Alberta's best friend, Laramie, is the closest thing she has to a sister, but there are some things even Laramie can't understand. When the bed and breakfast across the street finds new owners, Alberta is ecstatic to learn the family is black-and they have a 12-year-old daughter just like her. Alberta is positive she and the new girl, Edie, will be fast friends. But while Alberta loves being a California girl, Edie misses her native Brooklyn and finds it hard to adapt to small-town living....

Black Like Me Teacher Guide

Black Like Me Teacher Guide


  • Author : John Howard Griffin
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: African Americans
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  • ISBN 10 : 1581308809

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Black Like Me Teacher Guide Book Description :
Griffin turned himself into a black man to experience the sting of prejudice firsthand....

The Lucky Daughter

The Lucky Daughter


  • Author : Mariama J. Lockington
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-02-26
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : 0997826738

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The Lucky Daughter Book Description :
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A Girl Like Me
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

A Girl Like Me


  • Author : Angela Johnson
  • Publisher : Millbrook Press (Tm)
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre: Poetry
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781541557772

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A Girl Like Me Book Description :
"Once I dreamed I swam / the ocean / and saw everything deep, cool / and was part of the waves. / I swam on by the people / onshore / hollering, / 'A girl like you needs to / stay out of the water / and be dry / like everyone else.'" Empower young readers to embrace their individuality, reject societal limitations, and follow their dreams. This inspiring picture book brings together a poem by acclaimed author Angela Johnson and Nina Crews's distinctive photocollage illustrations to celebrate girls of color....

Black Like Me
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Black Like Me


  • Author : JOHN HOWARD. GRIFFIN
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-10-31
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1788164520

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Black Like Me Book Description :
In the autumn of 1959, a white Texan journalist named John Howard Griffin travelled across the Deep South of the United States disguised as a black man. Black Like Me is Griffin's own account of his journey. Originally commissioned by the African-American general-interest magazine Sepia under the title 'Journey into Shame', it was published in book-form in 1961, revealing to a white audience the day-to-day experience of racism in segregation-era America.Selling over five million copies, Black Like Me became one of the best-known accounts of race and racism in the 1960s, and helped turn the eyes of white society towards the everyday indignities and injustices of segregation. Today, sixty years after Griffin's extraordinary journey across the racial di...