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The Resource The other half of happy, by Rebecca Balcárcel

The other half of happy, by Rebecca Balcárcel

Label
The other half of happy
Title
The other half of happy
Statement of responsibility
by Rebecca Balcárcel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twelve-year-old Quijana is a biracial girl, desperately trying to understand the changes that are going on in her life; her mother rarely gets home before bedtime, her father suddenly seems to be trying to get in touch with his Guatemalan roots (even though he never bothered to teach Quijana Spanish), she is about to start seventh grade in the Texas town where they live and she is worried about fitting in--and Quijana suspects that her parents are keeping secrets, because she is sure there is something wrong with her little brother, Memito, who is becoming increasingly hard to reach
Storyline
Character
Award
ALA Notable Children's Books, 2020.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10804786
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Balcárcel, Rebecca
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.1.B3556
LC item number
Ot 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Racially mixed children
  • Racially mixed families
  • Ethnicity
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Parent and child
  • Families
  • Texas
  • Racially mixed people
  • Ethnicity
  • Identity
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Parent and child
  • Family life
  • Texas
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The other half of happy, by Rebecca Balcárcel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2018037899
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
317 pages
Isbn
9781452169989
Lccn
2018037899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1065959390
Label
The other half of happy, by Rebecca Balcárcel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2018037899
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
317 pages
Isbn
9781452169989
Lccn
2018037899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1065959390

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