From the New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist, a biography in verse and prose of science fiction visionary Octavia Butler.
Acclaimed novelist Ibi Zoboi illuminates the young life of the visionary storyteller Octavia E. Butler in poems and prose. Born into the Space Race, the Red Scare, and the dawning Civil Rights Movement, Butler experienced an American childhood that shaped her into the groundbreaking science-fiction storyteller whose novels continue to challenge and delight readers fifteen years after her death.---from the publisher
128 pages 978-0399187384 Ages 10-15
Keywords: biography, African American, African American author, science fiction author, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old, 14 year old, prejudice and racism, diversity, diverse books, girls and women