Star Child


Author: Ibi Zoboi

2023 Coretta Scott King Award Honoree!

New York Times bestseller Ibi Zoboi's groundbreaking biography of Octavia E. Butler received six starred reviews and is now available in paperback.

National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi illuminates the young life of the visionary storyteller Octavia E. Butler in poems and prose. Born into the Space Race, the Red Scare, and the dawning Civil Rights Movement, Butler experienced an American childhood that shaped her into the groundbreaking science-fiction storyteller whose novels continue to challenge and delight readers fifteen years after her death.