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
  • Tired of being singled out at her mostly-white private school as someone who needs support, high school junior Jade would rather participate in the school's amazing Study Abroad program than join Women to Women, a mentorship program for at-risk girls
  • "Acclaimed author Renee Watson offers a powerful story about a girl striving for success in a world that too often seems like it's trying to break her. 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."
Assigning source
--Amazon
Awards note
  • Texas Lone Star Reading List - 2018.
  • Tayshas High School Reading List​ - 2018.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watson, Renée
Index
no index present
Intended audience
680L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • ARinterest
  • ARreading
  • ARpoints
  • ARtest.
LC call number
PZ7.W32868
LC item number
Pi 2017
Literary form
fiction
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mentoring
  • High schools
  • Private schools
  • African American high school students
  • African Americans
  • Mentoring
  • High schools
  • Schools
  • African Americans
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • African American high school students
  • African Americans
  • High schools
  • 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
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781681191058
Lccn
2016023127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
40027928440
System control number
  • (OCoLC)948336456
  • (OCoLC)ocn948336456
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781681191058
Lccn
2016023127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
40027928440
System control number
  • (OCoLC)948336456
  • (OCoLC)ocn948336456

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