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Author Charles, Tami, author.

Title Like Vanessa / Tami Charles.

Publication Info. Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2018]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Historical Fiction  F CHARLES    ---  Available
 PCMS Historical Fiction  F CHARLES    ---  Available
Description 284 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
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.
Study Program AR RL 4.9 10.0 193702 PCMS.
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/Form Historical fiction.
Other Form: Online version: Charles, Tami. Like Vanessa Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2018] 9781632896070 (DLC) 2017022713
ISBN 9781580897778 : $16.99
1580897770 : $16.99

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