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Author Charles, Tami, author.

Title Like Vanessa / Tami Charles.

Publication Info. Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2018]


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 Avon Free Public Library - Children's Department  MDL CHARLES, T.    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, McMahon Wintonbury Library - Middle Grade  MIDDLE GRADE CHARLES    DUE 02-09-22
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Middle Grade  MIDDLE GRADE CHARLES    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  J CHARLES    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Children's Department  J FICTION CHARLES    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Children's Department  J CHARLES    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Storage  J CHARLES    Storage
 Manchester, Main Library - Children's Department  J CHARLES    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Jefferson Branch - Young Adult  YA FIC CHARLES, T    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Children's Department  J FIC CHARLES    Check Shelf

Description 284 pages ; 22 cm
Summary It is 1983 and Vanessa Martin, a thirteen-year-old African American girl in Newark's public housing, dreams of following in the footsteps of the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but with a dysfunctional family (mother in jail, father withdrawn, drunken grandfather, gay cousin) the odds are against her--until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter.
Subject Williams, Vanessa -- Juvenile fiction.
Williams, Vanessa -- Fiction.
Williams, Vanessa. (OCoLC)fst00239543
African American girls -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Juvenile fiction.
Beauty contests -- Juvenile fiction.
Dysfunctional families -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Juvenile fiction.
Urban schools -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Juvenile fiction.
Self-confidence -- Juvenile fiction.
Nineteen eighties -- Juvenile fiction.
Newark (N.J.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Beauty contests -- Fiction.
Family problems -- Fiction.
Family life -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Self-confidence -- Fiction.
Newark (N.J.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
African American girls. (OCoLC)fst00799183
Beauty contests. (OCoLC)fst00829350
Dysfunctional families. (OCoLC)fst01728523
Nineteen eighties. (OCoLC)fst01037781
Self-confidence. (OCoLC)fst01111517
Urban schools. (OCoLC)fst01162597
New Jersey -- Newark. (OCoLC)fst01205929
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Historical fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726640
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9781580897778 (reinforced for library use)
1580897770 (reinforced for library use)
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