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Piecing Me Together de Renée Watson
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Piecing Me Together (edició 2017)

de Renée Watson (Autor)

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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.
Títol:Piecing Me Together
Autors:Renée Watson (Autor)
Informació:Bloomsbury USA Childrens (2017), 272 pages
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Piecing Me Together is an important book about a young woman trying to find herself despite the obstacles that are placed in front of her. This book means a lot to me because there were not a lot of coming-of-age books for young black girls, I am happy to see more of those stories being told. It is important for all students to feel seen and heard by the media and I think this book is a great avenue for representation. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it as it made me feel seen in so many relatable aspects. A truly wonderful book. ( )
  Leamoore | Nov 4, 2021 |
diverse teen fiction (newbery honor and Coretta Scott King award winner) - 11th-grade black teen who is "curvy" and from an underprivileged single-parent family in Portland, OR, makes friends, joins a mentorship program (in exchange for a college scholarship) and learns to speak up for herself and for others. ( )
  reader1009 | Jul 3, 2021 |
For advanced readers. A girl in high school navigates different challenges such as race, friendship, and school while in a mentoring program for African American girls. She uses her art to communicate truth and ends up showing it to take a stand for a victim of police brutality. This book is very inspiring and a window to look into how it must be to be an African American in our world. I appreciated hearing the thoughts and emotions the main character experienced. ( )
  Bhadley | Mar 29, 2021 |
This is an excellent book that digs deep into personal acceptance and identity, especially important to young adolescents. The main character is a very intelligent African American girl named Jade. She has a positive and strong personality throughout. Jade is offered a scholarship which allows her to farther advance her education in a more advanced setting, but it is very different from what she is used to. She is quick to discover that she is a minority there and is expected to act a certain way and join in on certain activities. Jade knows that she must “find herself” and accept that she is special and unique among her many peers that differ from her in many ways. Many young adolescents have similar struggles with identity that can go on for years, thus this book would be an incredible resource for any middle grade classroom to have on shelf. This book could also be an excellent conversation starter or blended in a classroom curriculum regarding the importance of diversity and self-image. ( )
  RoaneRayL | Mar 26, 2021 |
This Newbery and Printz honor book is well worth the accolades. Jaade's mother is poor. She works a job that barely pays the rent and puts food on the table.

Jade is highly intelligent, and she won a scholarship to attend a different highschool -- one where children of rich parents attend.

She learns how to navigate through the rules of the new school and learns how to keep her own identity and self worth while knowing she is different from thee others. She takes a bus across town to her new school.

When she is chosen for a mentorship program titled Woman to Woman, she is paired with a woman who, like her attended the school where she originally didn't belong.

Jade is a strong young lady. The story is told from her perspective. She is very adept at noticing the phrases used by the students who never had to worry about where to eat, and the many things they never have to worry about. Attending the Woman to Woman program meetings serve food. And, Jade learns to slip food in a napkin to take home to her mother and uncle to share

This book shines a light on the haves and the have nots, and while Jade wants to go to college, she does not want to compromise the core of good that makes her the wonderful person she is. ( )
  Whisper1 | Feb 17, 2021 |
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