Vinyl Moon

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$18.99  $17.66
Crown Books for Young Readers
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5.7 X 8.3 X 0.9 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author
Mahogany L. Browne is a writer, organizer, and educator: executive director of Bowery Poetry Club, artistic director of Urban Word NYC, poetry coordinator at St. Francis College. Browne has received fellowships from Agnes Gund, Air Serenbe, Cave Canem, Poets House, Mellon Research, and Rauschenberg. She is the author of recent works: Chlorine Sky, Woke: A Young Poets Call to Justice, Woke Baby, and Black Girl Magic. As the founder of the diverse lit initiative Woke Baby Book Fair, Browne is excited to release her newest poetry collection responding to the impact of mass incarceration on women and children: I Remember Death by Its Proximity to What I Love. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Praise for Vinyl Moon:
"Powerful and life-affirming." --Brendan Kiely, New York Times bestselling co-author of All American Boys

"Interweave[s] poetry and prose... portraying with nuance a group of Brooklyn teens unpacking their traumas and finding their joy." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"A beautiful love letter to Brooklyn, Black authors, and the beats that create the soundtrack of a young life evolving." -Kirkus Reviews

Browne's bold imagining of robust support systems, reliable friendships, and assertive self-discovery offers a thoughtful roadmap for teens navigating tough times." -The Bulletin

"An important asset for all school and library collections." -SLJ

Praise for Chlorine Sky:
"A remarkable, compelling voice that will draw readers both reluctant and eager and make them want to hear more." -The Bulletin, Starred Review

"A coming-of-age novel for Black girls who have been told they're too much and yet never enough." -Kirkus Reviews