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Kekla Magoon

Autor/a de How It Went Down

33+ obres 3,225 Membres 174 Ressenyes

Sobre l'autor

Kekla Magoon is a writer, editor, speaker, and educator. She is the author of Camo Girl, 37 Things I Love (in No Particular Order), How It Went Down, and numerous non-fiction titles for the education market. Her book, The Rock and the River, won the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award. She also mostra'n més leads writing workshops for youth and adults and is the co-editor of YA and Children's Literature for Hunger Mountain, the arts journal of Vermont College. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

Inclou aquests noms: K. Magoon, Kekla Magoon

Crèdit de la imatge: Author Kekla Magoon at the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas, United States. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0,


Obres de Kekla Magoon

How It Went Down (2014) 613 exemplars
X: A Novel (2015) 585 exemplars
The Rock and the River (2009) 516 exemplars
The Season of Styx Malone (2018) 426 exemplars
Light It Up (2019) 131 exemplars
Camo Girl (2011) 130 exemplars
Fire in the Streets (2012) 94 exemplars
She Persisted: Ruby Bridges (2021) 55 exemplars
Chester Keene Cracks the Code (2022) 46 exemplars
The Minus-One Club (2023) 41 exemplars
Infinity Riders (2016) 32 exemplars

Obres associades

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America (2019) — Col·laborador — 532 exemplars
Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves (2012) — Col·laborador — 112 exemplars
Dear Heartbreak: YA Authors and Teens on the Dark Side of Love (2018) — Col·laborador — 57 exemplars
I See Reality: Twelve Short Stories About Real Life (2016) — Col·laborador — 40 exemplars
Things I'll Never Say: Stories About Our Secret Selves (2015) — Col·laborador — 25 exemplars


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From Kirkus: "Heartening and hopeful, a love letter to black male youth grasping the desires within them, absorbing the worlds around them, striving to be more otherwise than ordinary. Please share."
BackstoryBooks | Hi ha 13 ressenyes més | Apr 3, 2024 |
Gr 7 Up—Through well-documented research and passionate writing, this compelling treatise tells the history of the
Black Panther Party. Magoon offers absorbing and balanced background and commentary on the party's founders,
including their principles as well as the party's policies and activities, such as providing badly needed social services
in Black communities.
BackstoryBooks | Hi ha 17 ressenyes més | Apr 1, 2024 |
Gr 1–4—Magoon effectively describes Thurgood Marshall's accomplishments, from his childhood to his ascension to
the Supreme Court. More than a biography, this is a road map to good citizenship, from dinner table discussions of
segregation and unfair laws to consistency in showing up and "doing the right thing." Accessible, engaging, and
BackstoryBooks | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Apr 1, 2024 |
Gr 3–7—When a classmate approaches Chester Keene to work on a super secret mission, he is convinced it will
bring him closer to his absent dad and help him fight back against a bully. In this fast-paced heist story, Magoon also
expertly explores the complex relationships of a single-parent family and changing family dynamics.
BackstoryBooks | Apr 1, 2024 |



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