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First edition.
321 pages ; 22 cm
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"A sister novel to the bestselling 'The Skin I'm in" -- cover.
In The Skin I'm In, readers saw into the life of Maleeka Madison, a teen who suffered from the ridicule she received because of her dark skin color. For decades fans have wanted to know the fate of the bully who made Maleeka's life miserable, Char. Charlese Jones, with her raw, blistering voice speaks the truths many girls face, offering insight to some of the causes and conditions that make a bully. Turned out of the only home she has known, Char boards a bus to nowhere where she is lured into the dangerous web of human trafficking. Much is revealed behind the complex system of men who take advantage of vulnerable teens in the underbelly of society. While Char might be frightened, she remains strong and determined to bring herself and her fellow victims out of the dark and back into the light, reminding us why compassion is a powerful cure to the ills of the world. Sharon Flake's bestselling, Coretta Scott King Award-winning novel The Skin I'mIn was a game changer when it was first published more than twenty years ago. It redefined young adult literature by presenting characters, voices, and real-world experiences that had not been fully seen. Now Flake offers readers another timely and radical story of a girl on the brink and how her choices will lead her to either fall, or fly.
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Companion to (work) : Flake, Sharon G. Skin I'm in.
Life I am in
9781338573176 (hardcover)
1338573179 (hardcover)
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Américas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature Winner Golden Poppy Award Winner Charlotte Huck Honor Book ALSC Notable Children's Book NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book Pick Junior Library Guild Selection Northern California Book Award nominee A timely debut picture book about love overcoming the border fences between Mexico and the United States. It's almost time for Christmas, and Maria is traveling with her mother and younger brother, Juan, to visit their grandmother on the border of California and Mexico. For the few minutes they can share together along the fence, Maria and her brother plan to exchange stories and Christmas gifts with the grandmother they haven't seen in years. But when Juan's gift is too big to fit through the slats in the fence, Maria has a brilliant idea. She makes it into a kite that soars over the top of the iron bars. Here is a heartwarming tale of multi-cultural families, and the miracle of love.
Text Difficulty K - Text Difficulty 2
LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
2.9 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2019. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
9781466899834 (electronic bk)
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704.042 I
First edition.
127 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [120]-121) and index.
Introduction -- Timeline -- Guan Daosheng (1262-1319) -- Christine de Pizan (1364-1430) -- Lavinia Fontana (1552-1614) -- Elisabetta Sirani (1638-1665) -- Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842) -- Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879) -- Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899) -- Harriet Powers (1837-1910) -- Mary Edmonia Lewis (1844-1907) -- Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) -- Nampeyo (1859-1942) -- Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) -- Elements and Principles of Art and Design -- Jeanne Paquin (1869-1936) -- Julia Morgan (1872-1957) -- Tarsila do Amaral (1886-1973) -- Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) -- Hannah Höch (1889-1978) -- Alma Thomas (1891-1978) -- Augusta Savage (1892-1962) -- Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) -- Dorothy Liebes (1897-1972) -- Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980) -- Louise Nevelson (1899-1988) -- Statistics in Art -- Belle Kogan (1902-2000) -- Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903-1993) -- Loïs Mailou Jones (1905-1998) -- Lee Miller (1907-1977) -- Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) -- Cipe Pineles (1908-1991) -- Mary Blair (1911-1978) -- Thelma Johnson Streat (1911-1959) -- Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) -- Ray Eames (1912-1988) -- Méret Oppenheim (1913-1985) -- Amrita Sher-Gil (1913-1941) -- Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012) -- Art Tools -- Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) -- Norma Sklarek (1926-2012) -- Yayoi Kusama (1929- ) -- Faith Ringgold (1930- ) -- Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon (1935-2009) -- Wendy Carlos (1939- ) -- Paula Scher (1948- ) -- Hung Liu (1948- ) -- Zaha Hadid (1950-2016) -- Chakaia Booker (1953- ) -- Kazuyo Sejima (1956- ) -- Shirin Neshat (1957- ) -- Sokari Douglas Camp (1958- ) -- Maya Lin (1959- ) -- More Women in Art -- Conclusion -- Sources -- Acknowledgments -- About the Author -- Index
"Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists--from the 11th century to today--from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science"-- Provided by publisher.
9780399580437 (hardcover)
0399580433 (hardcover)
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