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The Latte Rebellion

Title

The Latte Rebellion

Publisher

Flux

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9780738722788

Pages

328 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When high school senior Asha Jamison is called a "towel head" at a pool party, she and her best friend Carey start a club to raise awareness of mixed-race students that soon sweeps the country, but the hubbub puts her Ivy League dreams, friendship, and beliefs to the test.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

880L

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Multiracial; Interracial; Multicultural; Multiethnic; multiracial teenager; interracial marriage; interracial parents; interracial family; multicultural community; multiethnic community

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2011, Nominee, Fiction Young Adult

Keywords

clubs; high school; college applications; leadership; bullying; friendship

Diversity Impact

direct

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