The Resource Blended, Sharon M. Draper, (electronic resource)

Blended, Sharon M. Draper, (electronic resource)

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Blended
Title
Blended
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Sharon M. Draper
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Eleven-year-old Isabella's blended family is more divided than ever in this thoughtful story about divorce and racial identity from the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Out of My Mind, Sharon M. Draper.Eleven-year-old Isabella's parents are divorced, so she has to switch lives every week: One week she's Isabella with her dad, his girlfriend Anastasia, and her son Darren living in a fancy house where they are one of the only black families in the neighborhood. The next week she's Izzy with her mom and her boyfriend John-Mark in a small, not-so-fancy house that she loves. Because of this, Isabella has always felt pulled between two worlds. And now that her parents are divorced, it seems their fights are even worse, and they're always about HER. Isabella feels even more stuck in the middle, split and divided between them than ever. And she's is beginning to realize that being split between Mom and Dad is more than switching houses, switching nicknames, switching backpacks: it's also about switching identities. Her dad is black, her mom is white, and strangers are always commenting: "You're so exotic!" "You look so unusual." "But what are you really?" She knows what they're really saying: "You don't look like your parents." "You're different." "What race are you really?" And when her parents, who both get engaged at the same time, get in their biggest fight ever, Isabella doesn't just feel divided, she feels ripped in two. What does it mean to be half white or half black? To belong to half mom and half dad? And if you're only seen as half of this and half of that, how can you ever feel whole? It seems like nothing can bring Isabella's family together again--until the worst happens. Isabella and Darren are stopped by the police. A cell phone is mistaken for a gun. And shots are fired
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Draper, Sharon M.
Dewey number
[Fic]
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not applicable
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LC call number
PZ7.D78325
LC item number
Ble 2018
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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  • Divorce
  • Families
  • Race relations
  • Racially mixed people
  • Racially mixed people
  • Race relations
  • Divorce
  • Family life
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Blended Families
  • Divorce
  • Families
  • Race relations
  • Racially mixed people
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Juvenile Literature
  • Ohio
  • Ohio
  • Ohio
Target audience
juvenile
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not applicable
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Blended, Sharon M. Draper, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
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  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1060573151
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  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (05 hr., 43 min., 44 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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Isbn
9781508258780
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computer
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rdamedia
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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25BC87D9-F2BA-42C3-820C-1E4B89B301CA
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  • (Sirsi) o1060573151
  • (OCoLC)1060573151
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Label
Blended, Sharon M. Draper, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1060573151
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (05 hr., 43 min., 44 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508258780
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
25BC87D9-F2BA-42C3-820C-1E4B89B301CA
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1060573151
  • (OCoLC)1060573151
Tape configuration
not applicable
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