The Resource Lucky broken girl, Ruth Behar

Lucky broken girl, Ruth Behar

Label
Lucky broken girl
Title
Lucky broken girl
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Behar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1960s New York, fifth-grader Ruthie, a Cuban-Jewish immigrant, must rely on books, art, her family, and friends in her multicultural neighborhood when an accident puts her in a body cast
Summary
A semi-autobiographical story about a multicultural girl's coming-of-age in the 1960s describes how Cuban-Jewish Ruthie Mizrahi emigrates with her family from Castro's Cuba to New York, where a devastating accident challenges her perceptions about mortality and strength
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Pura Belpre Award for Narrative, 2018.
  • ALA Notable Children's Books, 2018.
Awards note
Pura Belpré Author Award winner, 2018
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10541137
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Behar, Ruth
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.1.B447
LC item number
Luc 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
670
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Belpré Medal
  • Fractures
  • Immigrants
  • Neighbors
  • Cuban Americans
  • Jews, Cuban
  • Families
  • Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Lucky broken girl, Ruth Behar
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780399546440
Lccn
2016022378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)953842931
  • (OCoLC)ocn953842931
  • 528364
Label
Lucky broken girl, Ruth Behar
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780399546440
Lccn
2016022378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)953842931
  • (OCoLC)ocn953842931
  • 528364

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