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Bone Black

This book is about bell hooks
In "Bone Black," celebrated feminist thinker bell hooks offers a poignant memoir that captures her evolution as a young, gifted Black girl in the South, navigating the complexities of gender and racial identity. Published on October 15, 1997, this narrative stitches together the delicate memories of hooks' childhood, exploring the vulnerabilities of youth, the blossoming of female creativity, and the societal imbalances that favor male experiences in marriage while muting women’s voices. Through hooks’ journey, readers witness the transformative power of solitude and literature in shaping a mind destined for profound intellectual and creative achievements. Ideal for middle-school readers, "Bone Black" not only delves into personal growth but also addresses broader themes of gender equality and racial justice, making it a vital addition to discussions on social justice. This memoir invites young readers to reflect on their paths and the societal structures that shape them, encouraging a deeper understanding of equality and personal purpose.
Published by Holt Paperbacks on October 15, 1997
208 pages
ISBN: 9780805055122
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Gender Equality and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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