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Author: Tami Charles
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is 1983 and Vanessa Martin, a thirteen-year-old African American girl in Newark's public housing, dreams of following in the footsteps of the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but the odds are against her until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Charles, Tami.
Like Vanessa.
Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2018]
(DLC) 2016053961
Named Person: Vanessa Williams; Vanessa Williams; Vanessa Williams
Material Type: Document, Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tami Charles
ISBN: 9781632896070 1632896079 9781632896087 1632896087
OCLC Number: 986788844
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Tami Charles.
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It is 1983 and Vanessa Martin, a thirteen-year-old African American girl in Newark's public housing, dreams of following in the footsteps of the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but the odds are against her until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter.

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