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Burn baby burn

Author: Meg Medina
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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It is the summer of 1977, and New York is suffering under a heat wave, a massive blackout, and a killer named the Son of Sam, while seventeen-year-old Cuban American Nora Lopez wants to escape her increasingly violent younger brother and worries about college applications and paying rent to spend her days working at the deli with the cute new Colombian boy and her nights at the disco dancing with her best friend  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult works
Historical fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Meg Medina
ISBN: 0763674672 9780763674670 9780605945944 0605945942 9781536200270 1536200271
OCLC Number: 937704595
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Amelia Bloomer Top Ten List, 2017
Américas Award commended book, 2017
Horn Book Fanfare List, 2016
Kirkus Prize Finalist for Young Readers' Literature, 2016
Los Angeles Book Prize Finalist, 2017
National Book Award Nominee for Young People's Literature, 2016
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2016
YALSA Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017
Description: 310 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Meg Medina.
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It is the summer of 1977, and New York is suffering under a heat wave, a massive blackout, and a killer named the Son of Sam, while seventeen-year-old Cuban American Nora Lopez wants to escape her increasingly violent younger brother and worries about college applications and paying rent to spend her days working at the deli with the cute new Colombian boy and her nights at the disco dancing with her best friend Kathleen.

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