My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group Release date: 2019-08-27

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National Book Award-finalist Ibi Zoboi makes her middle-grade debut with a moving story of a girl finding her place in a world that's changing at warp speed.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 fictionespeciallyStar WarsandStar 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.A New York Times Bestseller

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Genre: Children's & young adult fiction & true stories

Collection: Dutton Books for Young Readers

Type: EPub

Pages 256

ISBN: 9780399187377

Additional Information

Genre: Children's & young adult fiction & true stories

Collection: Dutton Books for Young Readers

Type: EPub

Pages 256

ISBN: 9780399187377

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