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Dara Palmer's Major Drama

Title

Dara Palmer's Major Drama

Authors

Emma Shevah

Publisher

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781492631385

Pages

282 pages

Genre

fiction

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Cambodian / White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

none

Awards

Best of the Best Books, 2016

Keywords

acting; Cambodian; prejudices; self-confidence; British

Diversity Impact

direct

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