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This Side of Home

Autor: Watson, Renee

Editorial: Bloomsbury Publishing

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)

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Precio de Lista:$9.99
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This Side of Home :

Maya Younger and her identical twin sister, Nikki, have always agreed on the important things. Friends. Boys. School. They even plan to attend the same historically African American college.
But nothing can always remain the same.

As their Portland neighborhood goes from rough-and-tumble to up-and-coming, Maya feels her connection to Nikki and their community slipping away. Nikki spends more time at trendy coffee shops than backyard barbecues, and their new high school principal is more committed to erasing the neighborhood's "ghetto" reputation than honoring its history. Home doesn't feel like home anymore. As Maya struggles to hold on to her black heritage, she begins to wonder with whom--or where--she belongs. Does growing up have to mean growing apart?

In a captivating coming-of-age story, Renée Watson explores the experiences, transitions, and cultural expectations of young African Americans in a changing world.

A 2016 Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year
A CBCC Choices 2016 title

NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
Young Adult Fiction   Love & Romance
Young Adult Fiction   Social Situations

ISBN 13:9781619639300
ISBN 10:1619639300
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:352
Tamaño:7.79" l x 5.07" w x 1.01" h
Edades: 12+
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