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Down to the bone

Author: Mayra L Dole
Publisher: New York : HarperTeen, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Laura, a seventeen-year-old Cuban American girl, is thrown out of her house when her mother discovers she is a lesbian, but after trying to change her heart and hide from the truth, Laura finally comes to terms with who she is and learns to love and respect herself.
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Genre/Form: LGBTQ YA
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mayra L Dole
ISBN: 9780060843106 0060843101 9780060843113 006084311X
OCLC Number: 156814719
Target Audience: Grades 9 up.
Description: 367 p. ; 19 cm.
Responsibility: Mayra Lazara Dole.

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Laura, a seventeen-year-old Cuban American girl, is thrown out of her house when her mother discovers she is a lesbian, but after trying to change her heart and hide from the truth, Laura finally comes to terms with who she is and learns to love and respect herself.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-22) Good Permalink

     Mayra Lazara Dole's colorful story about Laura, a Cuban high school senior in Miami, is filled with laughter, the pain and joy of first love, family, and friends.  Laura is kicked out of her Catholic school and her family for being a "tortillera," a lesbian when a note...
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