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         Finalist for the YALSA
         Excellence in 
Nonfiction Award

          Junior Library Guild

          Gold Standard Selection

           Kids Indie Next Pick 

           Amazon Editors' Pick

Black Birds in the Sky:
The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Brandy Colbert

author of books for children and young adults

 

NOVELS

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The Voting Booth

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The Only Black Girls
in Town

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The Revolution of
Birdie Randolph

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Finding Yvonne

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Little & Lion

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Pointe

NONFICTION

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Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

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The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, Adapted for Young People
(co-adapted with
Jeanne Theoharis) 

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Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina, Young Readers Edition (co-author with
Misty Copeland)

ANTHOLOGIES

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Up All Night

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Our Stories, Our Voices

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Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World

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Black Enough

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Three Sides of a Heart

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Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories

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Toil & Trouble

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Feral Youth

ABOUT BRANDY

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Brandy Colbert is the award-winning author of several books for children and teens, including Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, which was a finalist for the American Library Association's Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction Award; Stonewall Book Award winner Little & Lion; and The Only Black Girls in Town. Her books have been chosen as Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selections, and have been named to many best of lists, including the ALA's Best Fiction for Young Adults and Notable Children's Books. Her writing has been published in the New York Times, and her short stories and essays have appeared in several critically acclaimed anthologies for young people. She is on faculty at Hamline University's MFA program in writing for children, and lives in Los Angeles.

Photo by Jessie Weinberg

 
 

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Publicity 

For Black Birds in the Sky, please contact:

HarperCollins publicity

hccbpublicity@harpercollins.com

For The Only Black Girls in TownThe Revolution of Birdie Randolph, Finding Yvonne, and Little & Lion, please contact:

Cheryl Lew

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Cheryl.Lew@hbgusa.com

For The Voting Booth, please contact:

Ann Day

Disney Publishing Worldwide

Ann.Day@disney.com

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