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The Resource No laughter here, Rita Williams-Garcia

No laughter here, Rita Williams-Garcia

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No laughter here
Title
No laughter here
Statement of responsibility
Rita Williams-Garcia
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Queens, New York, ten-year-old Akilah is determined to find out why her closest friend, Victoria, is silent and withdrawn after returning from a trip to her homeland, Nigeria. Annotation. 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. In this groundbreaking novel, Coretta Scott King Honor winner Rita Williams-Garcia uses her vividly realistic voice to explore an often taboo practice that affects millions of girls around the world every year. Readers will identify with headstrong, outspoken Akilah, whose struggle to understand what's happened to Victoria reveals a painful truth in an honest and accessible way
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
no index present
Intended audience
690
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
No laughter here, Rita Williams-Garcia
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5614FF3E-E3B3-4203-9671-4606441783B7
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Publication
Note
Title from PDF title page (viewed Apr. 28, 2009)
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unknown
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
3ocm19519070
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061767340
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
No laughter here, Rita Williams-Garcia
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5614FF3E-E3B3-4203-9671-4606441783B7
Publication
Note
Title from PDF title page (viewed Apr. 28, 2009)
Antecedent source
unknown
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
3ocm19519070
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061767340
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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