[ISLMA-Share] Book suggestion

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Tue Nov 28 14:30:52 CST 2017

A little obvious, but Octavia Butler comes to mind: Novelist does list her
as dystopian:

Parable of the talents (Nov 1998)
Author:Butler, Octavia E.
Series:Parable books, 2
Description:It is 2032 and Lauren Olamina's daughter Larkin narrates the
story of her mother's life as she spreads the word of her Earthseed
philosophy. As Larkin describes how they attain their goal of reaching the
stars, she denounces her mother.
Book Appeal Terms:Definition of Appeal Terms

Genre:African American *fiction*; Dystopian *fiction*; Science
*fiction*; Social
science *fiction*

*Mary Spevacek*
*Teacher Librarian*
*East Aurora High School*

On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 1:24 PM, Email list for the Illinois School Library
Media Association <islma at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:

> I have a student looking for books on "black dystopian artists"
> Anyone have suggestions of books or artists to look for in books?
> jpr
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