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Open mic : riffs on life between cultures in ten voices

Author: Mitali Perkins
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Shares stories about growing up in diverse homes or communities, from an Asian youth who gains temporary popularity by making up a false background, to a biracial girl whose father clears subway seats by calmly sitting between two prejudiced women.
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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
Young adult nonfiction
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitali Perkins
ISBN: 9780763658663 0763658669
OCLC Number: 857290312
Awards: Junior Library Guild selection
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2014
Description: xiii, 127 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Becoming Henry Lee / David Yoo --
Why I won't be watching the Last Airbender movie / Gene Luen Yang --
Talent Show / Cherry Cheva --
Voilà! / Debbie Rigaud --
Three-pointer / Mitali Perkins --
Like me / Varian Johnson --
Confessions of a black geek / Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich --
Under Berlin / G. Neri --
Brotherly love / Francisco X. Stork --
Lexicon / Naomi Shihab Nye.
Responsibility: edited by Mitali Perkins.

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Shares stories about growing up in diverse homes or communities, from an Asian youth who gains temporary popularity by making up a false background, to a biracial girl whose father clears subway seats by calmly sitting between two prejudiced women.

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