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My life as an ice cream sandwich / Ibi Zoboi ; illustrations by Anthony Piper.

Author/Creator:
Zoboi, Ibi Aanu author.
Publication:
New York : Dutton Children's Books, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
250 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Subjects:
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Imagination -- Juvenile fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
New York (State) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Imagination.
Imagination -- Juvenile fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction.
African American children -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Imagination -- Fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
African American children -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction.
New York (State) -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
New York (State) -- History -- Fiction.
Childrens subjects:
Imagination -- Fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
New York (State) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Children's stories.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Summary:
In the summer of 1984, twelve-year-old Ebony-Grace of Huntsville, Alabama, visits her father in Harlem, where her fascination with outer space and science fiction interfere with her finding acceptance.
Twelve-year-old Ebony-Grace Norfleet has lived with her beloved grandfather Jeremiah in Huntsville, Alabama ever since she was little. As one of the first black engineers to integrate NASA, Jeremiah has nurtured Ebony-Grace's love for all things outer space and science fiction--especially Star Wars and Star Trek. But in the summer of 1984, when trouble arises with Jeremiah, it's decided she'll spend a few weeks with her father in Harlem. Harlem is an exciting and terrifying place for a sheltered girl from Hunstville, and Ebony-Grace's first instinct is to retreat into her imagination. But soon 126th Street begins to reveal that it has more in common with her beloved sci-fi adventures than she ever thought possible, and by summer's end, Ebony-Grace discovers that Harlem has a place for a girl whose eyes are always on the stars.
Notes:
Dust jacket art by Frank Morrison.
Contributor:
Piper, Anthony, illustrator.
Morrison, Frank, 1971- illustrator.
Other format:
Online version: Zoboi, Ibi Aanu, author. My life as an ice cream sandwich
ISBN:
9780399187353
0399187359
9780399187377
OCLC:
1057244583
Publisher Number:
99982984206
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