The Resource American Street, Ibi Zoboi

American Street, Ibi Zoboi

Label
American Street
Title
American Street
Statement of responsibility
Ibi Zoboi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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?
Summary
Separated from her detained mother after moving from Haiti to America, Fabiola struggles to navigate the home of her loud cousins and a new school on Detroit's gritty west side, where a surprising romance and a dangerous proposition challenge her ideas about freedom
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Americas Book Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2018.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2017.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2017
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10552082
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zoboi, Ibi Aanu
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
690
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • Haitians
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Cousins
  • Schools
  • Interpersonal relations
  • American dream
  • Detroit (Mich.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
American Street, Ibi Zoboi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780062473042
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
American Street, Ibi Zoboi
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780062473042
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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