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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 -
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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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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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