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J 813 L
Descript.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
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Summary
""Thao" seems like a simple enough name. Only four letters--all of them belonging to many other names! And yet Thao had been called everything from "Tail" to "Theo" to "Towel." At one point, completely fed up, she decided it was time to try another name. Something "easy." Something like "Jennifer." But trying to be someone else only works for so long. And eventually "Jennifer" is swayed back to being herself when she opens her lunchbox and finds her mother has packed her G̉oi cûón (also known as Vietnamese spring rolls)! Thao's favourite! While simple on the surface, this story of cultural assimilation and celebration of cultural pride runs deep. It is a personal one for Thao. And it will strike a chord with readers who have struggled to fit within a mainstream mold--then realized it was just more comfortable to be themselves. Visually, this book will also be a personal reflection of Thao in that she will be incorporating childhood photos into her usual cut-paper collage style! She has also opted to minimize the number of illustrations and instead play with type and typography as a way to highlight her name--and the many variations of it that appear in the book!"-- Provided by publisher.
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ISBN/ISSN
9781771474320 (hardcover)
1771474327 (hardcover)
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J FIC GRE
Edition
First US edition.
Descript.
186 pages ; 22 cm
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Originally published in Dublin, Ireland, by Little Island Books in 2019.
Summary
Struggling with her feelings for a female classmate, an eleven-year-old Irish girl tries to confide in her mother, the person she trusts most in the world.-- Provided by Publisher.
Audience
Grades 4-6. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Ages 10 to 12. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
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Genre
Local Subj
ISBN/ISSN
9780358354758
0358354757
Call #
J FIC GUT
Descript.
212 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Eleven-year-old Harry Mancini lives in the house where Houdini spent his final years, so he has always been interested in the famous magician, and has even learned a few simple magic tricks; he just never expected Houdini to contact him from beyond the grave--and what Houdini wants him to do could well cost Harry his own life.
Audience
Grades 4-6. Holiday House.
Ages 8-12. Holiday House.
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Genre
ISBN/ISSN
9780823445158 (hardcover)
0823445151 (hardcover)
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