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Someone Like Summer

Title

Someone Like Summer

Authors

M.E. Kerr

Publisher

HarperTeen

Pages

263 pages

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780061140990

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Interracial; interracial relationship

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

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Hispanic / White

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

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Someone Like Summer

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