4.9 out of 5 stars 429. HERE'S WHAT I PLAN TO DO: NOT WRITE BORING BOOKS. stay connected. The world’s population was 4,701,530,843 and there were an estimated 131,547,856 babies born throughout the world in 1983, Ronald Reagan (Republican) was the president of the United States, and the number one song on Billboard 100 was "Say Say Say" by Paul McCartney And Michael Jackson. Having been raised under the mantra "follow your dreams" and being told they were special, … Some of the highlights in this collection for me were Renee Watson's "Half a Moon," Kekla Magoon's "Out of the Silence," "Oreo" by Brandy Colbert, "The Ingredients" by Jason Reynolds, "The (Re)volution of Nigeria Jones" by Ibi Zoboi (hello, black girl in a religious cult seeking an escape! Brief Summary of Book: As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds Here is a quick description and cover image of book As Brave As You written by Jason Reynolds which was published in 2016-5-3 . The second was about how Uncle Mark began dealing drugs to make enough money to buy a new camera, but ended up continuing on as a drug dealer and getting himself killed. It is culturally responsive and very modern. width: 1em !important; Five Categories each with five questions. https://issuu.com/childrensbooks/docs/blackenough_sampler, https://www.amazon.com/Black-Enough-Stories-Being-America/dp/0062698729. Jason Reynolds’s story “The Ingredients” is an amazing example of how to turn a mundane moment into a full story. img.wp-smiley, Located in Salinas, California, Natividad is a 172-bed hospital owned and operated by the County of Monterey, and offers inpatient, outpatient, emergency, diagnostic, and specialty health care. This collection presents the beauty of black humanity in all its many forms. ***Find me on social!Instagram, for some bookish things and also baking and bad poetry and sketches: https://www.instagram.com/to.anja/Goodreads, mostly for snap-judgement star ratings without any explanation: https://www.goodreads.com/toanja***#shortstories #writingtips #authortube !function(e,a,t){var r,n,o,i,p=a.createElement("canvas"),s=p.getContext&&p.getContext("2d");function c(e,t){var a=String.fromCharCode;s.clearRect(0,0,p.width,p.height),s.fillText(a.apply(this,e),0,0);var r=p.toDataURL();return s.clearRect(0,0,p.width,p.height),s.fillText(a.apply(this,t),0,0),r===p.toDataURL()}function l(e){if(!s||!s.fillText)return!1;switch(s.textBaseline="top",s.font="600 32px Arial",e){case"flag":return!c([127987,65039,8205,9895,65039],[127987,65039,8203,9895,65039])&&(!c([55356,56826,55356,56819],[55356,56826,8203,55356,56819])&&!c([55356,57332,56128,56423,56128,56418,56128,56421,56128,56430,56128,56423,56128,56447],[55356,57332,8203,56128,56423,8203,56128,56418,8203,56128,56421,8203,56128,56430,8203,56128,56423,8203,56128,56447]));case"emoji":return!c([55357,56424,8205,55356,57212],[55357,56424,8203,55356,57212])}return!1}function d(e){var t=a.createElement("script");t.src=e,t.defer=t.type="text/javascript",a.getElementsByTagName("head")[0].appendChild(t)}for(i=Array("flag","emoji"),t.supports={everything:!0,everythingExceptFlag:!0},o=0;o