The Resource Like Vanessa, Tami Charles

Like Vanessa, Tami Charles

Label
Like Vanessa
Title
Like Vanessa
Statement of responsibility
Tami Charles
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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footsteps of the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but with a dysfunctional family (mother in jail, father withdrawn, drunken grandfather, gay cousin) the odds are against her--until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter
Summary
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
Theme
Storyline
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10663903
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Charles, Tami
Dewey number
  • 813.6
  • Fic
Index
no index present
Intended audience
730L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ7.1.C4915
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 730
  • 730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Reading level
4.9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Williams, Vanessa
  • African American girls
  • Beauty contests
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Urban schools
  • Self-confidence
  • Nineteen eighties
  • Families
  • Schools
  • Newark (N.J.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Like Vanessa, Tami Charles
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781580897778
Lccn
2016053961
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Like Vanessa, Tami Charles
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781580897778
Lccn
2016053961
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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