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Pride

  • Ibi Zoboi
  • Offered By: Thorndike Striving Reader
  • ISBN-10: 143287909X
  • ISBN-13: 9781432879099
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs ( .50 kgs)
  • 388 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released August 2020

About

Overview

A National Book Award Finalist Author

Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, Zuri wants nothing to do with their two teenage sons. She especially can’t stand the judgmental and arrogant Darius. Yet as Zuri and Darius are forced to find common ground, their initial dislike shifts into an unexpected understanding. But with sisters pulling her in different directions, cute boy Warren vying for her attention, and college applications hovering on the horizon, Zuri fights to find her place in Bushwick’s changing landscape, or lose it all.

Age Range: 14-17 | Grade Level: 8-9 | Lexile Measure: HL760L

Reviews

Customer Reviews

“This Bushwick-set, contemporary retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice tackles gentriciation, Blackness, and romance with honesty, humor, and heart. This excellent coming-of-age take on a classic belongs on all YA shelves.”

— School Library Journal (starred)

“Stands solidly on its own while cleverly paralleling Austen’s classic . . . in a contemporary story about race, gentrification, and young love”

— Publishers Weekly (starred)

“A razor-sharp remix of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice that deals in gentrification, racism, love, culture, and heritage, all helmed by intelligent teens in New York’s Bushwick neighborhood.”

— Booklist (starred)

“[A] lively and innovative Pride and Prejudice retelling (starring a fully rounded Afro-Latinx YA character)”

— The Horn Book