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The moon within / Aida Salazar ; [illustrations, Joe Cepeda].

Author/Creator:
Salazar, Aida, author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
231 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Edition:
First edition.
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Subjects:
Racially mixed children -- Juvenile fiction.
Racially mixed families -- Juvenile fiction.
Puberty -- Rites and ceremonies -- Juvenile fiction.
Menstrual cycle -- Rites and ceremonies -- Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.
Transgender children -- Juvenile fiction.
Life change events -- Juvenile fiction.
Best friends -- Juvenile fiction.
Best friends.
Life change events.
Mothers and daughters.
Racially mixed children.
Racially mixed families.
Transgender children.
Childrens subjects:
Novels in verse.
Racially mixed people -- Fiction.
Puberty -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Transgender people -- Fiction.
Best friends -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Juvenile fiction.
Novels in verse.
Novels in verse.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Novels in verse.
Transgender fiction.
Summary:
Eleven-year-old (nearly twelve) Celi Rivera, who is a mix of Black-Puerto Rican-Mexican Indian is uncomfortable about her approaching period, and the changes that are happening to her body; she is horrified that her mother wants to hold a traditional public moon ceremony to celebrate the occasion--until she finds out that her best friend Magda is contemplating an even more profound change of life.
Notes:
Rainbow Book List, 2020. https://glbtrt.ala.org/rainbowbooks/archives/1331
Américas Award, Honorable Mention, 2020
Contributor:
Cepeda, Joe, illustrator.
Immigrant and Refugee Experiences in Children’s and Young Adult Literature Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9781338283372
1338283375
9781338283389
1338283383
OCLC:
1034576509
Publisher Number:
99982984203