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The Resource Like Vanessa, Tami Charles ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Like Vanessa, Tami Charles ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Label
Like Vanessa
Title
Like Vanessa
Statement of responsibility
Tami Charles ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 an incarcerated 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
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Charles, Tami
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 678
  • 730
Intended audience source
  • Childrens Plus, Inc
  • Lexile
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.9
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Brantley-Newton, Vanessa
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Williams, Vanessa
  • African American girls
  • Beauty contests
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Nineteen eighties
  • Self-confidence
  • Urban schools
  • Newark (N.J.)
Label
Like Vanessa, Tami Charles ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
284 p.
Isbn
9781580897778
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
2056828
Label
Like Vanessa, Tami Charles ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
284 p.
Isbn
9781580897778
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
2056828

Library Locations

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