The Resource No laughter here, Rita Williams-Garcia, (electronic resource)

No laughter here, Rita Williams-Garcia, (electronic resource)

Label
No laughter here
Title
No laughter here
Statement of responsibility
Rita Williams-Garcia
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this groundbreaking novel, Coretta Scott King Award winner Rita Williams-Garcia uses her vividly realistic voice to highlight an often taboo practice that affects millions of girls around the world every year, and to explore a perspective not often depicted in YA fiction. Readers will identify with headstrong, outspoken Akilah, whose struggle to understand what's happened to her best friend reveals a painful truth in an honest and accessible way. Even though they were born in different countries, Akilah and Victoria are true best friends. But Victoria has been acting strange ever since she returned from her summer in Nigeria, where she had a special coming-of-age ceremony. Why does proud Victoria, named for a queen, slouch at her desk and answer the teacher's questions in a whisper? And why won't she laugh with Akilah anymore? Akilah's name means "intelligent," and she is determined to find out what's wrong, no matter how much detective work she has to do. But when she learns the terrible secret Victoria is hiding, she suddenly has even more questions. The only problem is, they might not be the kind that have answers
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Williams-Garcia, Rita
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Children's stories
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Target audience
adult
Label
No laughter here, Rita Williams-Garcia, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11914400
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11914400
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11914400
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11914400
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
No laughter here, Rita Williams-Garcia, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11914400
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11914400
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11914400
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11914400
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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