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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Babcock Library - Ashford J Cha (Text to phone) 33110140765841 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport J CHARLES (Text to phone) 34000081353377 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Brookfield Library TEEN F/CHARLES (Text to phone) 34029142875136 Tween Collection Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown YA FIC CHARLES (Text to phone) 34014142309153 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Derby Neck Library J CHA (Text to phone) 34046148202644 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe J FIC CHA (Text to phone) 34026141113915 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck J CHARLES, TAMI (Text to phone) 34027138551794 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Lebanon Middle School FIC CHA (Text to phone) 33431134823978 Fiction Available -
Newfield Branch - Bridgeport J CHARLES (Text to phone) 34000147881940 Juvenile Fiction In process -
Newfield Branch - Bridgeport J On Order (Text to phone) acq1037112 Acquisitions On order -
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It is 1983 and Vanessa Martin, a thirteen-year-old African American girl in Newark's public housing, dreams of following in the footsteps of the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but with a dysfunctional family (mother in jail, father withdrawn, drunken grandfather, gay cousin) the odds are against her--until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter.
Subject: Williams, Vanessa > Juvenile fiction.
Williams, Vanessa > Fiction.
African American girls > New Jersey > Newark > Juvenile fiction.
Beauty contests > Juvenile fiction.
Dysfunctional families > New Jersey > Newark > Juvenile fiction.
Urban schools > New Jersey > Newark > Juvenile fiction.
Self-confidence > Juvenile fiction.
Nineteen eighties > Juvenile fiction.
Newark (N.J.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Beauty contests > Fiction.
Family problems > Fiction.
Family life > New Jersey > Newark > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Self-confidence > Fiction.
Newark (N.J.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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