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The Resource Like Vanessa, Tami Charles, (electronic resource)

Like Vanessa, Tami Charles, (electronic resource)

Label
Like Vanessa
Title
Like Vanessa
Statement of responsibility
Tami Charles
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Middle graders will laugh and cry with thirteen-year-old Vanessa Martin as she tries to be like Vanessa Williams, the first black Miss America. In this semi-autobiographical debut novel set in 1983, Vanessa Martin's real-life reality of living with family in public housing in Newark, New Jersey is a far cry from the glamorous Miss America stage. She struggles with a mother she barely remembers, a grandfather dealing with addiction and her own battle with self-confidence. But when a new teacher at school coordinates a beauty pageant and convinces Vanessa to enter, Vanessa's view of her own world begins to change. Vanessa discovers that her own self-worth is more than the scores of her talent performance and her interview answers, and that she doesn't need a crown to be comfortable in her own skin and see her own true beauty
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
Midwest
Dewey number
  • 813.6
  • Fic
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Like Vanessa, Tami Charles, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12087841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781632896070
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12087841
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12087841
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Like Vanessa, Tami Charles, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12087841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781632896070
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12087841
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12087841
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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