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Author Clovis, Donna L., 1957- author.

Title The kingfisher / Dr. Donna Clovis.

Publication Info. Bloomington, IN : Balboa Press, 2021.

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 Moore Rider Faculty Publications Collection  PS3603.L6888 K56 2021 c.2    Ask Librarian for access
 Moore Stacks  PS3603.L6888 K56 2021    Available  ---
Description xiii, 68 pages ; 22 cm
Note Author states this a work of young adult fiction.--Personal correspondence, 10/20/21.
Summary The twilight is legendary. It is the first blue moon since 1944 and it arrives at Princeton University on October 31, 2020. And in this moment, you realize, I take you to a place where your mind becomes a book. It is the story of Kingfisher, a savior for Black mankind and Mama, the voice of the lullaby that cries to save him from the knee of the police like George Floyd. Mama cries to protect his life and his breath... And YOU the reader participate in a special quest...
Contents In this moment -- What lurks in the darkness -- Me -- The cold dungeon floor -- Mama -- The story of breath -- The news and more fake news -- Crumpled paper in your pockets -- Gasp -- As the chains fall away -- The quest -- From ransom to redemption -- Forest of lynching : the dangers within and without, a tale of white sheets -- Stories : a grandma's tale : a warning -- Village of mothers -- The nature of lullabies : an explanation in song -- Profiling -- Lifting the veil -- The sacred tears black -- Fireflies and their light -- YOUR return to Kingfisher at Princeton University -- The unification of the feminine and the masculine -- The lullaby returns -- You awaken -- The true meaning of freedom as the chains disappear -- HE will never leave YOU.
Local Note Rider Faculty Publications
Provenance Gift of Paul and Mary Haas.
Subject African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile fiction.
Princeton (N.J.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans.
African Americans -- Social life and customs.
Race relations.
New Jersey -- Princeton.
Genre/Form American fiction.
ISBN 9781982269708 (hardback)
1982269707 (hardback)