Wild tongues can't be tamed : 15 voices from the Latinx diaspora / edited by Saraciea J. Fennell.
"A Most Anticipated Book (Refinery29, HipLatina, Publishers Weekly, Latino Book Review, and more)! Edited by The Bronx Is Reading founder Saraciea J. Fennell and featuring an all-star cast of Latinx contributors, Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed is a ground-breaking anthology that will spark dialogue and inspire hope. In Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed, bestselling and award-winning authors as well as up-and-coming voices interrogate the different myths and stereotypes about the Latinx diaspora. These fifteen original pieces delve into everything from ghost stories and superheroes, to memories in the kitchen and travels around the world, to addiction and grief, to identity and anti-Blackness, to finding love and speaking your truth. Full of both sorrow and joy, Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed is an essential celebration of this rich and diverse community. The bestselling and award-winning contributors include Elizabeth Acevedo, Cristina Arreola, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Naima Coster, Natasha Diaz, Saraciea J. Fennell, Kahlil Haywood, Zakiya Jamal, Janel Martinez, Jasminne Mendez, Meg Medina, Mark Oshiro, Julian Randall, Lilliam Rivera, and Ibi Zoboi."-- Provided by publisher.
This collection of essays interrogate the different myths and stereotypes about the Latinx diaspora. The pieces delve into everything from ghost stories and superheroes, to memories in the kitchen and travels around the world, to addiction and grief, to identity and anti-Blackness, to finding love and speaking your truth. The result is an essential celebration of this rich and diverse community. -- adapted from Introduction
- ISBN: 9781250763426
- ISBN: 1250763428
- Physical Description: x, 253 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First Edition.
- Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2021.
- Copyright: ©2021
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Eres un pocho / by Mark Oshiro -- The price of admission / by Naima Coster -- Caution song / by Natasha Diaz -- The mark of a good man / by Meg Medina -- #Julian4spiderman / by Julian Randall -- Half in, half out / by Saraciea Fennell -- Haitian sensation / by Ibi Zoboi -- The land, the ghosts, and me / by Cristina Arreola -- Paraíso negro / by Kahlil Haywood -- Cuban Imposter Syndrome / by Zakiya N. Jamal -- More than nervios / by Lilliam Rivera -- Alaiyo / by Jasminne Mendez -- Invisible / by Ingrid Rojas Contreras -- Abuela's greatest gift / by Janel Martinez -- A mi orden: a meditation on dichos / by Elizabeth Acevedo.
|Target Audience Note:||
Ages 12-18. Flatiron Books.
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