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Author: Brittney MorrisKiersey ClemonsMichael BoatmanSimon & Schuster Audio (Firm)Simon and Schuster, Inc.All authors
Publisher: Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2019] ℗2019
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Sound recording : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school   Computer File : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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"By day, seventeen-year-old Kiera Johnson is an honors student, a math tutor, and one of the only Black kids at Jefferson Academy. But at home, she joins hundreds of thousands of Black gamers who duel worldwide as Nubian personas in the secret multiplayer online role-playing card game SLAY. No one knows Kiera is the game developer -- not her friends, not her family, not even her boyfriend, Malcolm, who believes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Children's audiobooks
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Secondary (senior high) school, Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brittney Morris; Kiersey Clemons; Michael Boatman; Simon & Schuster Audio (Firm); Simon and Schuster, Inc.; Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
ISBN: 9781987186550 1987186559
OCLC Number: 1120121504
Notes: Title from container.
"HD."
"Simon & Schuster Audio."
Previously released by Simon & Schuster, Inc., ℗2019.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Issued on Playaway Light, a dedicated audio media player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Performer(s): Read by Kiersey Clemons with Michael Boatman, Alexandra Grey, Dominic Hoffman, Sisi Aisha Johnson.
Description: 1 audio media player (approximately 9 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Details: Playaway Digital Audio.
Responsibility: Brittney Morris.

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"By day, seventeen-year-old Kiera Johnson is an honors student, a math tutor, and one of the only Black kids at Jefferson Academy. But at home, she joins hundreds of thousands of Black gamers who duel worldwide as Nubian personas in the secret multiplayer online role-playing card game SLAY. No one knows Kiera is the game developer -- not her friends, not her family, not even her boyfriend, Malcolm, who believes video games are a "distraction to keep the Black man from becoming great." But when a teen in Kansas City is murdered over a dispute in the SLAY world, news of the game reaches mainstream media, and SLAY is labeled a racist, exclusionist, violent hub for thugs and criminals. Even worse, Kiera faces potentially being sued for "antiwhite discrimitation," and an anonymous troll infilatrates the game, threatening to harrass all the players and take over. Driven to save the only world in which she can be herself, Kiera must preserve her secret identity and harness what it means to be unapologetically Black in a world intimidated by blackness. But can she protect her game without losing herself in the process?"--

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