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Full Cicada Moon (Hardcover) (Marilyn Hilton)

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Inside Out and Back Again meets One Crazy Summer in this novel-in-verse about fitting in and standing up for what’s rightIt'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.
Inside Out and Back Again meets One Crazy Summer 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 fadeno 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.
Number of Pages: 388
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Historical / United States / 20th Century
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Marilyn Hilton
Language: English
Street Date: September 8, 2015
TCIN: 24003197
UPC: 9780525428756
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-9660
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