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Babcock Library - Ashford YA Zob (Text to phone) 33110144130406 Adult Fiction Available -
Bethel Public Library TEEN ZOBOI (NUTMEG HS) (Text to phone) 34030141512126 Teen Fiction Available -
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On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie -- a good life. But after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola's mother is detained by U.S. immigration, leaving Fabiola to navigate her loud American cousins, Chantal, Donna, and Princess; the grittiness of Detroit's West Side; a new school; and a surprising romance, all on her own. Just as she finds her footing in this strange new world, a dangerous proposition presents itself, and Fabiola soon realizes that freedom comes at a cost. Trapped at the crossroads of an impossible choice, will she pay the price for the American dream?
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Nominee, High School, 2020.
Subject: Immigrants > Fiction.
Haitians > United States > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Cousins > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Detroit (Mich.) > Fiction.
Immigrants > Juvenile fiction.
Haitians > United States > Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Juvenile fiction.
Cousins > Juvenile fiction.
Schools > Juvenile fiction.
American Dream > Juvenile fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Juvenile fiction.
Detroit (Mich.) > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.

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American Street
American Street
by Zoboi, Ibi
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American Street


A National Book Award Finalist with five starred reviews and multiple awards! American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys. In this stunning debut novel, Pushcart-nominated author Ibi Zoboi draws on her own experience as a young Haitian immigrant, infusing this lyrical exploration of America with magical realism and vodou culture. On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie--a good life. But after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola's mother is detained by U.S. immigration, leaving Fabiola to navigate her loud American cousins, Chantal, Donna, and Princess; the grittiness of Detroit's west side; a new school; and a surprising romance, all on her own. Just as she finds her footing in this strange new world, a dangerous proposition presents itself, and Fabiola soon realizes that freedom comes at a cost. Trapped at the crossroads of an impossible choice, will she pay the price for the American dream? A New York Times Notable Book * Publishers Weekly Flying Start * Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year * ALA Booklist Editors' Choice of 2017 (Top of the List winner) * School Library Journal Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Best Book of the Year * BookPage Best YA Book of the Year

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