The Resource Blended, Sharon M Draper

Blended, Sharon M Draper

Label
Blended
Title
Blended
Statement of responsibility
Sharon M Draper
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Eleven-year-old Isabella's blended family is more divided than ever in this "timely but genuine" ( Publishers Weekly ) story about divorce and racial identity from the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Out of My Mind, Sharon M. Draper. Eleven-year-old Isabella's parents are divorced, so she has to switch lives every week: One week she's Isabella with her dad, his girlfriend Anastasia, and her son Darren living in a fancy house where they are one of the only black families in the neighborhood. The next week she's Izzy with her mom and her boyfriend John-Mark in a small, not-so-fancy house that she loves. Because of this, Isabella has always felt pulled between two worlds. And now that her parents are divorced, it seems their fights are even worse, and they're always about HER. Isabella feels completely stuck in the middle, split and divided between them more than ever. And she is beginning to realize that being split between Mom and Dad involves more than switching houses, switching nicknames, switching backpacks: it's also about switching identities. Her dad is black, her mom is white, and strangers are always commenting: "You're so exotic!" "You look so unusual." "But what are you really?" She knows what they're really saying: "You don't look like your parents." "You're different." "What race are you really?" And when her parents, who both get engaged at the same time, get in their biggest fight ever, Isabella doesn't just feel divided, she feels ripped in two. What does it mean to be half white or half black? To belong to half mom and half dad? And if you're only seen as half of this and half of that, how can you ever feel whole? It seems like nothing can bring Isabella's family together again—until the worst thing happens. Isabella and Darren are stopped by the police. A cell phone is mistaken for a gun. And shots are fired
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Draper, Sharon M.
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Overdrive
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Blended, Sharon M Draper
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3962138
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ODN0003962138
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781442495029
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9240A0DB-367C-46F8-B368-0C7EFC7B776F
Label
Blended, Sharon M Draper
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3962138
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ODN0003962138
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781442495029
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9240A0DB-367C-46F8-B368-0C7EFC7B776F

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