Brandy Colbert

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Brandy Colbert is the award-winning author of "The Revolution of Birdie Randolph," "Little & Lion," "Finding Yvonne" and "Pointe." Her middle grade debut, "The Only Black Girls in Town," will be available March 24, 2020, followed by her next young adult novel, "The Voting Booth," in July 2020. Her short fiction and essays have been published in several critically-acclaimed anthologies for young people. She is on the faculty at Hamline University's creative writing program in writing for children and lives in Los Angeles.

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The Revolution of Birdie Randolph
Children / Teens
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
March 2020
ISBN 9780316456388
$16.99, INSTORE
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In a predominately white California beach town, the only two black seventh-graders, Alberta and Edie, find hidden journals that uncover family secrets and speak to race relations in the past.

The Only Black Girls In Town
Children / Teens
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
August 2019
ISBN 9780316448567
288 pages
$17.99, INSTORE
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Perfect for fans of Nina LaCour and Nicola Yoon comes a novel about first love and secrets from Stonewall Book Award winner Brandy Colbert. More/less

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