The Resource Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass, Meg Medina

Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass, Meg Medina

Label
Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass
Title
Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass
Statement of responsibility
Meg Medina
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"One morning before school, some girl tells Piddy Sanchez that Yaqui Delgado hates her and wants to kick her ass. Piddy doesn't even know who Yaqui is, never mind what she's done to piss her off. Word is that Yaqui thinks Piddy is stuck-up, shakes her stuff when she walks, and isn't Latin enough with her white skin, good grades, and no accent. And Yaqui isn't kidding around, so Piddy better watch her back. At first Piddy is more concerned with trying to find out more about the father she's never met and how to balance honors courses with her weekend job at the neighborhood hair salon. But as the harassment escalates, avoiding Yaqui and her gang starts to take over Piddy's life. Is there any way for Piddy to survive without closing herself off or running away?" -- from publisher's web site
Summary
Informed that a bully she does not know is determined to beat her up Latin American teen Piddy Sanchez struggles to learn more about the father she has never met, until the bully's gang forces her to confront more difficult challenges
Theme
Storyline
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2014
  • Pura Belpre Award for Narrative, 2014.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2013.
  • Westchester Fiction Award, 2014.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2014.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10173972
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Medina, Meg
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
670
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bullying in schools
  • Teenage girls
  • Schools
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass, Meg Medina
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
260 p.
Isbn
9780763658595
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780763658595
Label
Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass, Meg Medina
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
260 p.
Isbn
9780763658595
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780763658595

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