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Author Watson, Renée, author.

Title Piecing me together / Renée Watson.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury, 2017.


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 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Teen Fiction    WATSON,REN    In Transit
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Teen Fiction    WATSON,REN    Available
 GDL Central Library Teen Fiction    WATSON,REN    Available
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Description 264 pages ; 22 cm
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Summary Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she's ever going to succeed. Her mother tells her to take advantage of every opportunity that comes her way. And Jade has: every day she rides the bus away from her friends and to the private school where she feels like an outsider, but where she has plenty of opportunities. But some opportunities she doesn't really welcome, like an invitation to join Women to Women, a mentorship program for "at-risk" girls. Just because her mentor is black and graduated from the same high school doesn't mean she understands where Jade is coming from. She's tired of being singled out as someone who needs help, someone people want to fix. Jade wants to speak, to create, to express her joys and sorrows, her pain and her hope. Maybe there are some things she could show other women about understanding the world and finding ways to be real, to make a difference.
Awards Coretta Scott King Author Award, 2018
Newbery Honor, 2018
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2017
Subject Mentoring -- Juvenile fiction.
Private schools -- Juvenile fiction.
African American high school students -- Attitudes -- Juvenile fiction.
African American girls -- Juvenile fiction.
Mentoring -- Fiction.
High schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Young adult fiction.
Other Form: Online version: Watson, Renée. Piecing me together. New York : Bloomsbury, 2017 9781681191065 (DLC) 2016049667
ISBN 9781681191058 (hardcover)
1681191059 (hardcover)

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