Genesis begins again (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
New WorldCat.org coming soon
Genesis begins again
Checking...

Genesis begins again

Author: Alicia Williams
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2020 ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First Atheneum Books for Young Readers paperback editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
This deeply sensitive and powerful debut novel tells the story of a thirteen-year-old who must overcome internalized racism and a verbally abusive family to finally learn to love herself. There are ninety-six things Genesis hates about herself. She knows the exact number because she keeps a list. Like #95: Because her skin is so dark, people call her charcoal and eggplant -- even her own family. And #61: Because her
Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Williams
ISBN: 9781481465816 1481465813 9781481465809 1481465805
OCLC Number: 1204605664
Notes: Paperback includes a reading group guide (pages 371-376).
"A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book."
Awards: Coretta Scott King John Steptoe Award for New Talent (Author) Award, 2020
Newbery Honor Book, 2020
William C. Morris Prize Finalist, 2020
Target Audience: Ages 9-13.; Grades 4-8.; Lexile: 670L.; 670L; Sentence length: 2 (easy); Word frequency: 1 (very easy)
Description: 376 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Alicia D. Williams.
More information:

Abstract:

This deeply sensitive debut novel tells the story of a thirteen-year-old who must overcome internalised racism and a verbally abusive family to finally learn to love herself.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Reminiscent of Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye, but appropriate for a much younger audience. -- New York Times With its relatable and sympathetic protagonist, complex setting, and exceptional Read more...

 
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.