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Mango Publishing Winter 2020

Badass Black Girl
(For Fans of Black Girl Magic)
By (author): M.J. Fievre
M.J. Fievre


Mango Media



Product Form:


Form detail:

Paperback , Trade


Age (years) 12 - 16
Jan 14, 2020
$24.95 CAD


8.51in x 5.8 x 0.49 in | 250 gr

Page Count:

156 pages
Mango Media
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American & Black
A Daily Dose of Inspiration for Badass Black GirlsExplore the many facets of your identity through hundreds of big and small questions. MJ Fievre tackles topics such as family and friends, school and careers, body image, and stereotypes in this journal designed for teenage girls. By reflecting on these topics, readers confront the issues that can hold them back from living their lives.
Embrace authenticity and celebrate who you are. Finding the courage to live as you are is not easy, so here's a journal designed to help readers nurture their creativity, self-motivation, and positive self-awareness. This journal celebrates girl power and honors the strength and spirit of black girls.
Change the way you view the world. This journal provides words of encouragement that seek not just to inspire, but to ignite discussion and debate about the world. Girls, especially, are growing up in a world that tries to tell them how to look and act. MJ Fievre encourages readers to fight the flow and determine for themselves who they want to be.
Reading Badass Black Girl: Quotes, Questions, and Affirmations for Teens will help you:
* Build and boost your self-esteem with powerful affirmations * Learn more about yourself through intensive and insightful journaling * Resist the mold that outside opinions have put into place, and become comfortable and confident in embracing your authentic self If books like Just Between Us: Mother & Daughter, You Are a Girl Who Can Do Anything: A Very Special Book to Cheer You on and Help You Achieve Greatness, 12 Rules for Life, and Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves, have interested you, then Badass Black Girl is for you!

Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, M.J. Fievre moved to the United States in 2002. She currently writes from Miami. M.J.'s publishing career began as a teenager in Haiti. At nineteen years-old, she signed her first book contract with Hachette-Deschamps, in Haiti, for the publication of a Young Adult book titled La Statuette Malefique . Since then, M.J. has authored nine books in French that are widely read in Europe and the French Antilles. In 2013, One Moore Book released M.J.'s first children's book, I Am Riding, written in three languages: English, French, and Haitian Creole. In 2015, Beating Windward Press published M.J.'s memoir, A Sky the Color of Chaos, about her childhood in Haiti during the brutal regime of Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Her latest book, Happy, Okay?: Poems about Anxiety, Depression, Hope, and Survival is scheduled for publication in December of 2019 by Books & Books Press, an imprint of Mango Publishing. Another book, Badass Black Girl is scheduled for publication in 2020.
A long-time educator and frequent keynote speaker (Tufts University, Massachusetts; Howard University, Washington, D.C.; the University of Miami, Florida; and Michael College, Vermont; and a panelist at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, AWP), M.J. is available for book club meetings, podcast presentations, interviews and other author events. You can learn more about her and her work at her website: mjfievre.com

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