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The awakening of Malcolm X / a novel by Ilyasah Shabazz with Tiffany D. Jackson.

Shabazz, Ilyasah, (author.). Jackson, Tiffany D., (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374313296 :
  • ISBN: 0374313296 :
  • Physical Description: 323 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Sequel to X : a novel.
Summary, etc.:
While in Charlestown Prison in the 1940s, young Malcolm Little reads all the books in the library, joins the debate team and the Nation of Islam, and emerges as Malcolm X.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12-18. Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers.
Grades 10-12. Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers.
Subject: X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 > Childhood and youth > Fiction.
Prisoners > Fiction.
Reformers > Fiction.
Racism > Fiction.
Civil rights > Fiction.
Black Muslims > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.

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The Awakening of Malcolm X
The Awakening of Malcolm X
by Shabazz, Ilyasah; Jackson, Tiffany D.
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The Awakening of Malcolm X

The Awakening of Malcolm X is a powerful narrative account of the activist's adolescent years in jail, written by his daughter Ilyasah Shabazz along with 2019 Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe award-winning author, Tiffany D. Jackson. No one can be at peace until he has his freedom. In Charlestown Prison, Malcolm Little struggles with the weight of his past. Plagued by nightmares, Malcolm drifts through days, unsure of his future. Slowly, he befriends other prisoners and writes to his family. He reads all the books in the prison library, joins the debate team and the Nation of Islam. Malcolm grapples with race, politics, religion, and justice in the 1940s. And as his time in jail comes to an end, he begins to awaken -- emerging from prison more than just Malcolm Little:Now, he is Malcolm X. Here is an intimate look at Malcolm X's young adult years. While this book chronologically follows X: A Novel, it can be read as a stand-alone historical novel that invites larger discussions on black power, prison reform, and civil rights.

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