American street /Material type: BookPublisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, Edition: First edition.Description: 324 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0062473042; 9780062473042.Subject(s): Immigrants -- Fiction | Haitians -- United States -- Fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | Cousins -- Fiction | Schools -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Detroit (Mich.) -- FictionSummary: When Fabiola's mother is detained upon their arrival to the United States, Fabiola must navigate her loud American cousins, the grittiness of Detroit's west side, a new school, and a surprising romance all on her own.
|Item type||Home library||Collection||Shelving location||Call number||Status||Date due||Barcode|
|Books||Altadena Main Library||Young Adult Collection||Young Adult Fiction||YA FIC ZOB||Available||39270004553354|
|Books||Bob Lucas Memorial Library||Young Adult Collection||Young Adult Fiction||BRANCH YA FIC ZOB||Available||39270004659011|
Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
<p>A National Book Award Finalist with five starred reviews!</p> <p>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</p> <p>American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys.</p> <p>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.</p> <p>On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie--a good life.</p> <p>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.</p> <p>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?</p>
When Fabiola's mother is detained upon their arrival to the United States, Fabiola must navigate her loud American cousins, the grittiness of Detroit's west side, a new school, and a surprising romance all on her own.