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Rani Patel in Full Effect

Title

Rani Patel in Full Effect

Authors

Sonia Patel

Publisher

Cinco Puntos Press

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781941026502

Pages

314 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Rani Patel, almost seventeen and living on remote Moloka'i island, is oppressed by the cultural norms of her Gujarati immigrant parents but when Mark, an older man, draws her into new experiences red flags abound.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Family violence; Interracial; domestic abuse; interracial relationship

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Gujarati / Hawaiian

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Amelia Bloomer List, 2017 / Best Books for Teens, 2016 / Choices, 2017 / YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017 / YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2017 / Tayshas High School Reading List, 2017
Top 10 / Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction / William C. Morris Award, 2017, Finalist, Young Adult

Keywords

adultry; infidelity; friendship; dating; Hawaii; Moloka'i; Gujarati

Diversity Impact

direct

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