The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

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Told in two voices, sixteen-year-old Audre and Mabel, both young women of color from different backgrounds, fall in love and figure out how to care for each other as one of them faces a fatal illness.
Publisher: New York : Dutton Books for Young Readers, 2019
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9780525555483
052555548X
Branch Call Number: FICTION (TEEN) Petrus, Junauda
Characteristics: 308 pages ; 22 cm

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Told in two voices, sixteen-year-old Audre and Mabel, both young women of color from different backgrounds, fall in love and figure out how to care for each other as one of them faces a fatal illness.

"In Petrus' bewitching debut, Aquarius meets Scorpio and contemplates what comes next. Aud... Read More »

Mabel falls hard for Audre, who just arrived from Trinidad, and she’s determined to help Audre find her way in America – never an easy thing for a Black girl, as she knows. But their romance takes a turn when test results reveal exactly why Mabel has been feeling low-key sick all summer. Suddenly... Read More »


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