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Charles, Tami, author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 3 copies available at NC Cardinal.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library J CHARLES (Text) 39493108303969 Juvenile New Fiction Checked out 03/27/2018
Belhaven Public Library J FIC (Text) 38344400187926 Juvenile Fiction In process -
Macon County Public Library J CHARLES (Text) 39493108153398 Juvenile New Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781580897778 (reinforced binding)
  • ISBN: 1580897770 (reinforced binding)
  • Physical Description: 284 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2018]

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Summary, etc.: 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footsteps of the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but with a dysfunctional family (mother in jail, father withdrawn,drunken grandfather, gay cousin) the odds are against her--until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter.
Subject: Williams, Vanessa > Juvenile fiction.
Williams, Vanessa > Fiction.
African American girls > New Jersey > Newark > Juvenile fiction.
Beauty contests > Juvenile fiction.
Dysfunctional families > New Jersey > Newark > Juvenile fiction.
Urban schools > New Jersey > Newark > Juvenile fiction.
Self-confidence > Juvenile fiction.
Nineteen eighties > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Beauty contests > Fiction.
Family problems > Fiction.
Family life > New Jersey > Newark > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Self-confidence > Fiction.
Newark (N.J.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Newark (N.J.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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