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Black Brother, Black Brother

Black Brother, Black Brother

Downloadable Audiobook - 2020
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From award-winning and bestselling author Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful coming-of-age story about two brothers, one who presents as white, the other as black, and the complex ways in which they are forced to navigate the world, all while training for a fencing competition.Donte wishes he were invisible. As one of the few black boys at Middlefield Prep, he feels as if he is constantly swimming in whiteness. Most of the students don't look like him. They don't like him either. Dubbed the "Black Brother," Donte's teachers and classmates make it clear they wish he were more like his lighter skinned brother, Trey. Quiet, obedient.When an incident with "King" Alan leads to Donte's arrest and suspension, he knows the only way to get even is to beat the king of the school at his own game: fencing. With the help of a former Olympic fencer, Donte embarks on a journey to carve out a spot on Middlefield Prep's fencing team and maybe learn something about himself along the way.
Publisher: [Ashland] : Hachette Book Group, 2020
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781549157325
1549157329
Branch Call Number: EAUDIO J OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (04 hr., 38 min., 37 sec.)) : digital
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Additional Contributors: Buckner, Barry

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