Calling my name

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Calling My Name, by debut author Liara Tamani, is a striking, luminous, and literary exploration of family, spirituality, and self--ideal for readers of Jacqueline Woodson, Jandy Nelson, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Sandra Cisneros.

This unforgettable novel tells a universal coming-of-age story about Taja Brown, a young African American girl growing up in Houston, Texas, and it deftly and beautifully explores the universal struggles of growing up, battling family expectations, discovering a sense of self, and finding a unique voice and purpose.

Told in fifty-three short, episodic, moving, and iridescent chapters, Calling My Name follows Taja on her journey from middle school to high school. Literary and noteworthy, this is a beauty of a novel that deftly captures the multifaceted struggle of finding where you belong and why you matter.

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Last Grouping Update 2019-01-21 23:07:23PM
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, Bildungsromans, Family life -- Texas -- Fiction, Texas -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display Calling my name
title_full Calling My Name, Calling my name / Liara Tamani
title_short Calling my name
topic_facet African Americans, Bildungsromans, Family life, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Young adult fiction