Black Boy Joy by Kwame Mbalia, Read by Amir Abdullah and Taj Leahy
17 Stories Absolutely Full of Joy
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Author and editor Kwame Mbalia brings an outstanding ensemble of Black male and non-binary writers together in a captivating audio anthology, Black Boy Joy. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss the fun of listening to narrators Amir Abdullah and Taj Leahy bringing these stories to life. Every author’s contribution—whether funny, sad, scary, or hopeful—confirms that “joy is at the center of everything.” There are stories of choosing the perfect first day of school outfit, perfecting dance moves, first crushes, loving families—and more than one jet-pack-fueled adventure.
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