The Resource Turning Point

Turning Point

Label
Turning Point
Title
Turning Point
Creator
Subject
Summary
When being yourself isn't good enough, who should you be? Told in dual perspectives, this provocative and timely novel for middle-school readers by Paula Chase, the acclaimed author of So Done and Dough Boys, will resonate with fans of Jason Reynolds, Rebecca Stead, and Renée Watson. Best friends Rasheeda and Monique are both good girls. For Sheeda, that means keeping her friends close and following her deeply religious and strict aunt's every rule. For Mo, that means not making waves in the prestigious and mostly White ballet intensive she's been accepted to. But what happens when Sheeda catches the eye of Mo's older brother, and the invisible racial barriers to Mo's success as a ballerina turn out to be not so invisible? What happens when you discover that being yourself isn't good enough? How do you fight back? Paula Chase explores the complex and emotional issues that affect many young teens in this novel set in the same neighborhood as her acclaimed So Done and Dough Boys. Friendship, family, finding yourself, and standing your ground are the themes of this universal story that is perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds, Rebecca Stead, and Renée Watson
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Chase, Paula
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile Literature
  • Juvenile Fiction
Label
Turning Point
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:294182ba-f7e4-436d-8238-fa2ed85cf22d
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062965684
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Turning Point
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:294182ba-f7e4-436d-8238-fa2ed85cf22d
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780062965684
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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