Navigate Your Stars

de Jesmyn Ward (2020)




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For Tulane University’s 2018 commencement, Jesmyn Ward delivered a stirring speech about the value of hard work and the importance of respect for oneself and others. Speaking about the challenges she and her family overcame, Ward inspired everyone in the audience with her meditation on tenacity in the face of hardship. Now, in book form, Ward’s moving words will inspire readers as they prepare for the next chapter in their lives, whether, like Ward, they are the first in their families to graduate from college or are preceded by generations, or whether they are embarking on a different kind of journey later in life.

Beautifully illustrated in full color by Gina Triplett, this gorgeous and profound book will charm a generation of students—and their parents. Ward’s inimitable voice shines through as she shares her experience as a Southern black woman and addresses the themes of grit, adversity, and the importance of family bonds. Navigate Your Stars is a perfect gift for anyone in need of inspiration from the author of Salvage the Bones, Men We Reaped, and Sing, Unburied, Sing.

Titre original : Navigate Your Stars (2020)

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2020 Editions Scribner

Anglaise Langue anglaise | 64 pages | Sortie : 7 Avril 2020 | ISBN : 9781982131326

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  • WhatJuneReads Le 03 Août 2020 à 12:58
    Discours très inspirant, émouvant et magnifiquement écrit. Les illustrations sont sublimes et renforcent l'émotion ressentie pendant la lecture. [20/20]

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