READ BOOK ☆ My Sisters' Voices: Teenage Girls of Color Speak Out - by Iris Jacob

My Sisters' Voices: Teenage Girls of Color Speak Out By Iris Jacob,

  • Title: My Sisters' Voices: Teenage Girls of Color Speak Out
  • Author: Iris Jacob
  • ISBN: 9780805068214
  • Page: 476
  • Format: Paperback
  • In the tradition of the bestselling Ophelia Speaks, a collection of provocative essays by teenage girls of colorMy Sisters Voices is a passionate and poignant collection of writings from teenage girls of African American, Hispanic, Asian American, Native American, and biracial backgrounds With candor and grace, they speak out on topics that are relevant not only to themsIn the tradition of the bestselling Ophelia Speaks, a collection of provocative essays by teenage girls of colorMy Sisters Voices is a passionate and poignant collection of writings from teenage girls of African American, Hispanic, Asian American, Native American, and biracial backgrounds With candor and grace, they speak out on topics that are relevant not only to themselves and their peers but to anyone who is raising, teaching, or nurturing young women of color.As adolescents, women, and minorities, these young authors represent a demographic that has had no voice of its own, a group often spoken for but rarely given the opportunity to be heard Now these young women have a chance to stand up and be counted, to present their own unique perspectives in fresh and astonishing ways Here you ll find a Native American girl writing about the bumps in her relationship with her best friend, who s white a Korean American girl who wishes she could help her mother understand that it s okay to socialize with boys as well as girls and a biracial girl who feels she must be the designated spokesperson for blacks when she s around whites, for whites when she s around blacks, and for biracial people around everyone These personal and inspiring stories about family, friendship, sex, love, poverty, loss, and oppression make My Sisters Voices essential reading for young women of all backgrounds.
    My Sisters Voices Teenage Girls of Color Speak Out In the tradition of the bestselling Ophelia Speaks a collection of provocative essays by teenage girls of colorMy Sisters Voices is a passionate and poignant collection of writings from teenage girls

    One thought on “My Sisters' Voices: Teenage Girls of Color Speak Out”

    1. We need books like this This book is such a treasure filled with essays and poems by teenage girls of color I encourage all adults who work with teens of color to read this book I just wish a book like this had been around when I was a teenager.

    2. My sister s voice is a nonfiction book, this book is a series of multiple collections of writings the book is 245 pages long and has a mixture of both easily worded and also challenging some To guide the reader s about the Author, they must know the Author sharing the personal issues she faced and struggles of women of color This book is similar to other books in the same genre because other books talk about the same issues but this book is different in a unique way, this book share stories writ [...]

    3. I was a bit torn with rating this collection I think in reality I would give it a 4.6 ish The collection of submissions was great and covered a broad range of issues that girls of color face daily The author also did a good job of addressing the gaps of issues experiences not represented in the text Some of the stories and poems were simply heartbreaking to say the least, but I m so glad these girls had a space to speak out and connect with other girls via writing The only thing I really didn t [...]

    4. When I was told to write anything I wanted for a chance to have it entered in a book, I never dreamed that I would be chosen Many years later and this book is still influencing people who are my age at the time that I submitted my work I wish that a book like this had come my way back then I m glad it is still making an impact.

    5. I give this book of poems and essays 4.5 out of 5 stars Excellent resource I do wish that it covered just a few topics however, the topics that are covered make this an important book for young women of color I just wish there had been something like this available when I was a teenager.

    6. I picked this up for my multiracial granddaughter when she started high school It s a rehash of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, though a little less creative.

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