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Author Charles, Tami, author.

Title Becoming Beatriz / Tami Charles.

Publication Info. Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge Teen, [2019]
copyright 2019

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Young Adult Fiction  YA F Charles, T.    ---  Available
 PHS Fiction  HI F Charles    ---  Available
Description 260 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary "In 1984 Newark, Beatriz Mendez navigates romance, gang culture, and her family's past. After her gang-leader brother is killed, Beatriz gives up her dreams of dancing in order to run the gang. But her eyes are reopened to her dream of a career in dance when the school brainiac asks her to compete in a dance competition with him--but will the gang let her go?"--Provided by the publisher.
Audience Ages 14-17.
Grades 9-12.
Source B&T 12.2019 PARS
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject Dance -- Juvenile fiction.
Ethnic relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Female gang members -- Juvenile fiction.
Haitian Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Hispanic American gangs -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Juvenile fiction.
Nineteen eighties -- Juvenile fiction.
Puerto Ricans -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Juvenile fiction.
Teenagers -- Juvenile fiction.
Dance -- Fiction.
Ethnic relations -- Fiction.
Gangs -- Fiction.
Haitian Americans -- Fiction.
Puerto Ricans -- Fiction.
Dance -- Fiction.
Ethnic relations -- Fiction.
Gangs -- Fiction.
Haitian Americans -- Fiction.
Puerto Ricans -- Newark (N.J.) -- Fiction.
Newark (N.J.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Newark (N.J.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Newark (N.J.) -- History -- Fiction.
ISBN 9781580897785 : 16.80

 
    
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