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The Resource Piecing me together, Renée Watson

Piecing me together, Renée Watson

Label
Piecing me together
Title
Piecing me together
Statement of responsibility
Renée Watson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she's ever going to succeed. Her mother tells her to take advantage of every opportunity that comes her way. And Jade has: every day she rides the bus away from her friends and to the private school where she feels like an outsider, but where she has plenty of opportunities. But some opportunities she doesn't really welcome, like an invitation to join Women to Women, a mentorship program for "at-risk" girls. Just because her mentor is black and graduated from the same high school doesn't mean she understands where Jade is coming from. She's tired of being singled out as someone who needs help, someone people want to fix. Jade wants to speak, to create, to express her joys and sorrows, her pain and her hope. Maybe there are some things she could show other women about understanding the world and finding ways to be real, to make a difference
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Author Award, 2018
  • Newbery Honor, 2018
  • School Library Journal's Best Books, 2017
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watson, Renée
Dewey number
  • 813/.6
  • [Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
680L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
  • PS3623.A8734
  • PZ7.W32868
LC item number
  • P54 2017
  • Pi 2017
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mentoring
  • Private schools
  • African American high school students
  • African American girls
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • African American girls
  • African American high school students
  • Mentoring
  • Private schools
  • Mentoring
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Piecing me together, Renée Watson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
948336456
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781681191058
Lccn
2016023127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)948336456
Label
Piecing me together, Renée Watson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
948336456
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781681191058
Lccn
2016023127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)948336456

Library Locations

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