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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 -
Bethel Public Library TEEN ZOBOI (NUTMEG HS) (Text to phone) 34030142866620 Teen Fiction Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport YA ZOBOI (Text to phone) 34000076001890 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Bolton High School FIC ZOB (Text to phone) 34062127333342 Fiction Checked out 10/15/2020
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry YA ZOB (Text to phone) 33260000217332 Teen Fiction Available -
Brookfield Library TEEN F/ZOBOI (Text to phone) 34029138759666 Teen Fiction Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown YA FIC ZOBOI (Text to phone) 34014139739719 Young Adult Fiction Available -
David M. Hunt Library - Falls Village yZOB (Text to phone) 33180141816497 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Derby Public Library YA ZOB (Text to phone) 34047137511557 Young Adult Fiction Available -
 : NUTMEG NOMINEE 2020
Douglas Library of Hebron YA FIC ZOB (Text to phone) 33400141423544 Young Adult Fiction Available -
East Side Branch - Bridgeport YA ZOBOI (Text to phone) 34000076002013 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Easton Public Library YA ZOBOI, IBI (Text to phone) 37777119015725 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe TEEN FIC ZOBOI,I (Text to phone) 34026138372375 Teen Nutmeg Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe TEEN FIC ZOBOI,I (PBK) (Text to phone) 34026141869912 Teen Nutmeg Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe TEEN FIC ZOBOI,I (PBK)(STORAGE) (Text to phone) 34026141869920 Teen Nutmeg Available -
Guilford Smith Library - South Windham YA ZOB (Text to phone) 34059144294903 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven YA ZOBOI (Text to phone) 31953141882889 Young Adult Fiction Checked out 03/19/2020
Hall Memorial Library - Ellington YA/ZOBOI, IBI (Text to phone) 34037133889438 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Hotchkiss Library - Sharon YA Fic Zoboi (Text to phone) 33660137554053 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck YA FIC ZOBOI, IBI (Text to phone) 34027140727846 Nutmeg Display Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield YA FICTION ZOBOI (Text to phone) 32518141915119 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Lyman Memorial High School FIC ZOBOI (Text to phone) 33431139406787 Fiction Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding YA Zob (Text to phone) 33620131420172 Teen Fiction Available -
Milford Public Library ZOBOI Ibi (Text to phone) 34013138318012 Young Adult Fiction Available -
New Milford Public Library YA ZOB (Text to phone) 34021132077591 Storage Available -
Newfield Branch - Bridgeport YA ZOBOI (Text to phone) 34000076001833 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Norfolk Library YA FIC ZOB (Text to phone) 36058010243158 Young Adult Fiction Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport YA ZOBOI (Text to phone) 34000076001957 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Oxford Public Library YAH FIC ZOB NUTMEG (Text to phone) 33530144381255 Nutmeg Award Available -
Plumb Memorial Library - Huntington Branch TEEN FIC ZOBOI (Text to phone) 34025141297918 Teen Fiction Available -
Plumb Memorial Library - Shelton TEEN 2. ZOB (Text to phone) 34025142441754 Teen Fiction Available -
Plumb Memorial Library - Shelton TEEN 2. ZOB c.2 (Text to phone) 34025140003044 Basement Available -
Putnam Public Library YA ZOBOI (Text to phone) 33610142808374 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Ridgefield Library TEEN Zoboi (Text to phone) 34010140037044 Teen Fiction Available -
Rowayton Library YA ZOB (Text to phone) 33625122950772 Young Adult Fiction Checked out 09/23/2020
Seymour Public Library YA ZOBOI (Text to phone) 34043138607254 Young Adult Available -
Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury YA FIC ZOBOI, I (Text to phone) 34005126016319 Young Adult Fiction Checked out 10/10/2020
Slater Public Library - Griswold YA ZOB (Text to phone) 31252140614496 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Southbury Public Library TEEN 2. ZOBOI pb (Text to phone) 34019145862496 Teen Fiction Available -
Southbury Public Library TEEN STORAGE NUTMEG ZOBOI pb (Text to phone) 34019145862504 Teen Storage Available -
Willimantic Public Library Y ZOB (Text to phone) 34036122078326 Young Adult Fiction Available -
 Suggested Reading Level: Grades 9+
Wolcott Public Library YA ZOBOI, I. (Text to phone) 34031139325893 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Woodbury Public Library TEEN FIC ZOBOI (Text to phone) 34018140145436 Teen Fiction Available -

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General Note: Nutmeg Award Nominee, High School, 2020.
Summary, etc.: 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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Zoboi's powerful debut, set in current-day Detroit (but based on the author's experience as a Haitian immigrant in 1980s Bushwick, Brooklyn), unflinchingly tackles contemporary issues of immigration, assimilation, violence, and drug dealing. Although born in America, teenage Fabiola has grown up with her mother in Port au Prince, dreaming of a better life with her aunt and cousins in Detroit. Upon arriving in New York City, Fabiola's mother, lacking proper documents, is sent to a detention center while Fabiola must go on alone to Detroit. Shocked by the rough urban environment, her pugnacious cousins, her aunt's lethargy, and her cousin Donna's physically abusive, drug-dealing boyfriend, Dray, Fabiola turns to her Haitian spirits (lwas)-as well as a mysterious street man-for guidance, while embarking on a tentative romance with Dray's friend Kasim. When she strikes a deal with a police detective to set up Dray for arrest in exchange for her mother's release, it results in a dangerous situation with devastating results. Mixing gritty street life with the tenderness of first love, Haitian Vodou, and family bonds, the book is at once chilling, evocative, and reaffirming. Ages 14-up. Agent: Ammi-Joan Paquette, Erin Murphy Literary. (Feb.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

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American Street
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Gr 9 Up-After her mother is detained by immigration officials, Fabiola Toussaint has to finish her move from Port-au-Prince to Detroit alone. The tough-as-nails cousins and exhausted aunt who greet her in Michigan bear little resemblance to the warm family she had dreamed of when she was in Haiti. Left with a mother-size hole in her life, Fabiola begins the unsteady process of assimilation, holding on to her family's spiritual traditions while navigating the disconnectedness and violence of her new home. A sweet romance and her cousins' fierce and complex support ease the teen into a halfway space between worlds, but her eyes remain on the prize of reuniting with her mother. When Fabiola is approached by the police to inform on her cousin's volatile boyfriend in exchange for information about her mother, she must work around the gaps in her understanding to make some explosive decisions. In this bright, sharp debut, Zoboi weaves grittiness, sensitivity, and complexity into every character, but Fabiola's longing, determination, and strength shine especially brightly. VERDICT A breathtaking story about contemporary America that will serve as a mirror to some and a window for others, and it will stay with anyone who reads it. A must-purchase for YA collections.-Beth McIntyre, Madison Public Library, WI © Copyright 2017. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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*Starred Review* Zoboi's stunning debut intertwines mysticism and love with grit and violence to tell the story of Fabiola Toussaint, a Haitian teen adjusting to her new life in Detroit. Fabiola's dream of a better life with her aunt and cousins in America snags when her mother is detained at the U.S. border. Forced to continue alone, she must also confront the reality that her new neighborhood is every bit as dangerous as the one she left behind in Port-au-Prince. Drugs, gangs, and violence pervade the status quo, but thanks to her cousins' tough reputations, Fabiola can find her footing. Zoboi, who emigrated to the U.S. from Haiti, brings a nuanced portrayal of that culture to the narrative. Evocative prose, where Fabiola calls on voodoo spirits, informs and enriches her character, while standing in counterpoint to her hard-as-nails cousins. Zoboi pulls no punches when describing the dangerous realities of the girls' lives, but tender moments are carefully tucked into the plot as well. This story is many things. It is a struggle for survival. It is the uncovering of one's bravest self. And, most significant, it is the coming together of a family. One or two scenarios strain credibility, but the characters' complexities ultimately smooth over any bumps. Fierce and beautiful.--Smith, Julia Copyright 2016 Booklist

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