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The Resource Becoming Beatriz, Tami Charles

Becoming Beatriz, Tami Charles

Label
Becoming Beatriz
Title
Becoming Beatriz
Statement of responsibility
Tami Charles
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1984, in the barrios of Newark. Beatriz Mendez is looking forward to dancing at her fifteenth birthday, because dancing is her true passion in life. When her brother Juni, gang-leader of the Puerto Rican gang the Diablos, is killed by the rival Haitian Macoute gang she finds herself thrust into the role of gang-leader and drug dealer. She meets Nassar, a dorky Haitian boy who shares and reignites her passion for dancing. Will Beatriz choose the life decided for her-- or the one she creates for herself? -- adapted from run-on sentence provided, and jacket
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10814863
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Charles, Tami
Dewey number
  • 813.6
  • Fic
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.1.C4915
LC item number
Be 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Puerto Ricans
  • Haitian Americans
  • Gangs
  • Dance
  • Ethnic relations
  • Young adult fiction
  • Historical fiction
  • Newark (N.J.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Becoming Beatriz, Tami Charles
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Companion to: Like Vanessa
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
260 pages
Isbn
9781580897785
Lccn
2018031378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1055567670
  • (OCoLC)on1055567670
  • 639946
Label
Becoming Beatriz, Tami Charles
Publication
Copyright
Note
Companion to: Like Vanessa
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
260 pages
Isbn
9781580897785
Lccn
2018031378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1055567670
  • (OCoLC)on1055567670
  • 639946

Library Locations

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      34.11878 -84.156553
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