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Full Cicada Moon

Title

Full Cicada Moon

Authors

Marilyn Hilton

Publisher

Dial Books for Year Readers, an Imprint of Penguin Group

Pages

389 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780525428756

Genre

historical fiction

Topic

Racial Diversity; Interracial; interracial family; mixed race

Annotation

In 1969 twelve-year-old Mimi and her family move to an all-white town in Vermont, where Mimi's mixed-race background and interest in "boyish" topics like astronomy make her feel like an outsider.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year,2016 Bank Street Center for Children s Literature; Booklist Book Review Stars, Sep. 1,2015 American Library Association; CSMCL Best Books,2015 Center for the Study of Multicultural Children s Literature; Cybils Awards, 2015 Finalist United States; Kirkus Book Award, 2015 NOMINEE United States

Keywords

Apollo 11; sex role in children; moving; astronomy; racial profiling

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel in verse

Full Cicada Moon

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