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American Street

Author: Ibi Aanu Zoboi
Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie -- a good life. But after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola's mother is detained by U.S. immigration, leaving Fabiola to navigate her loud American cousins, Chantal, Donna, and Princess; the grittiness of Detroit's west side; a new school; and a surprising romance, all on her own. Just as she finds  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ibi Aanu Zoboi
ISBN: 0062473042 9780062473042 0062473050 9780062473059
OCLC Number: 950745328
Awards: National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, 2017
Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2017
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2017
Américas Award, 2018
Target Audience: Ages 14-17 years.; HL690L
Description: 324 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Ibi Zoboi.

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When Fabiola's mother is detained upon their arrival to the United States, Fabiola must navigate her loud American cousins, the grittiness of Detroit's west side, a new school, and a surprising  Read more...

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"Mixing gritty street life with the tenderness of first love, Haitian Vodou, and family bonds, the book is at once chilling, evocative, and reaffirming." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review) Read more...

 
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