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The Resource Like Vanessa, Tami Charles

Like Vanessa, Tami Charles

Label
Like Vanessa
Title
Like Vanessa
Statement of responsibility
Tami Charles
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 1983 and Vanessa Martin, a thirteen-year-old African American girl in Newark's public housing, dreams of following in the footsteps of the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but with a dysfunctional family (mother in jail, father withdrawn, drunken grandfather, gay cousin) the odds are against her--until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter
Summary
It is 1983 and Vanessa Martin, a thirteen-year-old African American girl in Newark's public housing, dreams of following in the footsteps of the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but the odds are against her until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter
Theme
Storyline
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10663903
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Charles, Tami,
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 730
  • 730L
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.1.C4915
LC item number
Li 2018
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Williams, Vanessa
  • Williams, Vanessa
  • Williams, Vanessa
  • African American girls
  • Beauty contests
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Urban schools
  • Self-confidence
  • Nineteen eighties
  • African Americans
  • Beauty contests
  • Family problems
  • Family life
  • Schools
  • Self-confidence
  • African American girls
  • Beauty contests
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Nineteen eighties
  • Self-confidence
  • Urban schools
  • Newark (N.J.)
  • Newark (N.J.)
  • New Jersey
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Like Vanessa, Tami Charles
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21293746
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781580897778
Lccn
2016053961
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)986523091
Label
Like Vanessa, Tami Charles
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21293746
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781580897778
Lccn
2016053961
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)986523091

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