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Dara Palmer's Major Drama

Title

Dara Palmer's Major Drama

Authors

Emma Shevah

Publisher

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

Pages

282 pages

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781492631385

Genre

fiction

Topic

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Adoption; Multicultural; Interracial; interracial adoption; international adoption; multiple cultures; identity

Annotation

Dara Palmer dreams of being an actress, but when she does not get a part in the school play, she wonders if it is because of her different looks as an adopted girl from Cambodia, so Dara becomes determined not to let prejudice stop her from being in the spotlight.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

Cambodian / White

Awards

Best of the Best Books, 2016

Keywords

acting; Cambodian; prejudices; self-confidence; British

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Dara Palmer's Major Drama

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