Black Girl Unlimited

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A William C. Morris Award Finalist

"Brown has written a guidebook of survival and wonder."
The New York Times

"Just brilliant."—Kirkus Reviews

Heavily autobiographical and infused with magical realism, Black Girl Unlimited fearlessly explores the intersections of poverty, sexual violence, depression, racism, and sexism—all through the arc of a transcendent coming-of-age story for fans of Renee Watson's Piecing Me Together and Ibi Zoboi's American Street.


Echo Brown is a wizard from the East Side, where apartments are small and parents suffer addictions to the white rocks. Yet there is magic . . . everywhere. New portals begin to open when Echo transfers to the rich school on the West Side, and an insightful teacher becomes a pivotal mentor.

Each day, Echo travels between two worlds, leaving her brothers, her friends, and a piece of herself behind on the East Side. There are dangers to leaving behind the place that made you. Echo soon realizes there is pain flowing through everyone around her, and a black veil of depression threatens to undo everything she’s worked for.

Christy Ottaviano Books

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Product # 9781250309853
ISBN-13 9781250309853
ISBN-10 1250309859
Author Brown, Echo
Grade Level 9-12
Interest Level 8-12
Fiction/Nonfiction Fiction
Publisher Henry Holt
Page Count 00304
Multicultural African American