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Someone Like Summer

Title

Someone Like Summer

Authors

M.E. Kerr

Publisher

HarperTeen

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780061140990

Pages

263 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

An upper-middle-class white girl from Long Island and an immigrant worker from Colombia fall in love despite objections from both their families and their community.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Topic

Racial Diversity; Interracial; interracial relationship

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Hispanic / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Booklist Top 10 Romance Fiction for Youth, 2007
Booklist Top 10 Youth Romances, 2007
Middle and Junior High Schoool Library Catalog, Ninth Edition Supplement 2008, 2008
Senior High Core Collection Supplement to the Seventeenth Edition 2008, 2008

Keywords

immigrants; prejudice; fathers and daughters; soccer; war; Hurricane Katrina

Diversity Impact

direct

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