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Open mic : riffs on life between cultures in ten voices / edited by Mitali Perkins.

Perkins, Mitali, (editor.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood TEEN 818.6 PER (Text) 36626103765186 Teen Non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763690953
  • Physical Description: xiii, 129 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First paperback edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Becoming Henry Lee / David Yoo -- Why I won't be watching the Last Airbender movie / Gene Luen Yang -- Talent Show / Cherry Cheva -- Voilà! / Debbie Rigaud -- Three-pointer / Mitali Perkins -- Like me / Varian Johnson -- Confessions of a black geek / Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich -- Under Berlin / G. Neri -- Brotherly love / Francisco X. Stork -- Lexicon / Naomi Shihab Nye.
Summary, etc.: Shares stories about growing up in diverse homes or communities, from an Asian youth who gains temporary popularity by making up a false background, to a biracial girl whose father clears subway seats by calmly sitting between two prejudiced women.
Subject: Race > Social aspects.
Race relations.

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