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Homer Public Library YA ILO 000160074 Teen Corner -- Fiction Place on copy / volume Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780525556206
  • ISBN: 0525556206
  • Physical Description: 403 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Dutton Books, [2020]

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"'Ada' means first daughter, means oldest girl, means pressure. 'Ada' means you are expected to do a lot of things because the honor of this family rests on your back. When Ada leaves home for her freshman year at a Historically Black College, it's the first time she's ever been so far from her family - and the first time that she's been able to make her own choices and seek her place in this new world. As she stumbles deeper into the world of dance and explores her sexuality, she also begins to wrestle with her past - her mother's struggle with addiction, her Nigerian father's attempts to make a home for her. Ultimately, Ada discovers she needs to brush off the destiny others have chosen for her and claim full ownership of her body and her future. Every body looking is a luminous and inspiring novel in verse about bearing the weight of others' expectations and finding the courage to shape a life of one's own."-Jacket flap.
Subject: Dancers > Juvenile fiction.
African American women college students > Juvenile fiction.
Nigerian Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Sex crimes > Juvenile fiction.
African American universities and colleges > Juvenile fiction.
Dysfunctional families > Juvenile fiction.
Secrecy > Juvenile fiction.
Self-realization > Juvenile fiction.
Dancers > Fiction.
African American women college students > Fiction.
Nigerian Americans > Fiction.
Sexual abuse > Fiction.
African American universities and colleges > Fiction.
Family problems > Fiction.
Secrets > Fiction.
Self-realization > Fiction.
Novels in verse.
African American universities and colleges.
African American women college students.
Dancers.
Dysfunctional families.
Nigerian Americans.
Novels in verse.
Secrecy.
Self-realization.
Sex crimes.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Fiction.
Novels in verse.
Social problem fiction.
Young adult works.
Young adult fiction.
Novels in verse.
Social problem fiction.