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Magnolia flower / by Zora Neale Hurston ; adapted by Ibram X. Kendi ; illustrated by Loveis Wise.

Hurston, Zora Neale, (author.). Kendi, Ibram X., (author.). Wise, Loveis, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063098312
  • ISBN: 0063098318
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First illustrated edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Amistad Books for Young Readers, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Adapted from a story by Zora Neale Hurston and previously published in the collection Hitting A Straight Lick with A Crooked Stick.
Summary, etc.:
Born to parents who fled slavery and the Trail of Tears, Magnolia Flower is a girl with a vibrant spirit. Not to be deterred by rigid ways of the world, she longs to connect with others, who too long for freedom. She finds this in a young man of letters who her father disapproves of. In her quest to be free, Magnolia must make a choice and set off on a journey that will prove just how brave one can be when leading with one's heart.
Target Audience Note:
Subject: Love > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
African American women > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Picture books.

Available copies

  • 11 of 15 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 0 current holds with 15 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library JE HUR (Text) 0001012491965 JUV Easy New Available -

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