Full cicada moon

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Inside Out and Back Again meets One Crazy Summer aand Brown Girl Dreaming in this novel-in-verse about fitting in and standing up for what's right It's 1969, and the Apollo 11 mission is getting ready to go to the moon. But for half-black, half-Japanese Mimi, moving to a predominantly white Vermont town is enough to make her feel alien. Suddenly, Mimi's appearance is all anyone notices. She struggles to fit in with her classmates, even as she fights for her right to stand out by entering science competitions and joining Shop Class instead of Home Ec. And even though teachers and neighbors balk at her mixed-race family and her refusals to conform, Mimi's dreams of becoming an astronaut never fade-no matter how many times she's told no. This historical middle-grade novel is told in poems from Mimi's perspective over the course of one year in her new town, and shows readers that positive change can start with just one person speaking up.
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Last Grouping Update 2018-10-21 23:17:55PM
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subject_facet Gender role -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Novels in verse, Racially mixed people, Racially mixed people -- Fiction, Racially mixed people -- Juvenile fiction, Sex role, Sex role -- Fiction, Sex role -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Full cicada moon
title_full Full Cicada Moon, Full cicada moon / Marilyn Hilton
title_short Full cicada moon
topic_facet Gender role, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Novels in verse, Racially mixed people, Sex role