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American Street /

by Zoboi, Ibi Aanu [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: First edition.Description: 324 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0062473042; 9780062473042.Subject(s): Immigrants -- Juvenile fiction | Haitians -- United States -- Juvenile fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction | Cousins -- Juvenile fiction | Schools -- Juvenile fiction | American Dream -- Juvenile fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction | Detroit (Mich.) -- Juvenile fiction | Immigrants -- Fiction | Haitians -- United States -- Fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | Cousins -- Fiction | Schools -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Detroit (Mich.) -- Fiction | YOUNG ADULT FICTION -- Family -- Parents | YOUNG ADULT FICTION -- Social Themes -- Emigration & Immigration | YOUNG ADULT FICTION -- Social Themes -- New Experience | American Dream | Cousins | Haitians | Immigrants | Interpersonal relations | Mothers and daughters | Schools | Michigan -- Detroit | United States | Bildungsromans | Young adult fiction | Fiction | Juvenile works | Young adult works | BildungsromansSummary: On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie -- a good life. But after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola's mother is detained by U.S. immigration, leaving Fabiola to navigate her loud American cousins, Chantal, Donna, and Princess; the grittiness of Detroit's West Side; a new school; and a surprising romance, all on her own. Just as she finds her footing in this strange new world, a dangerous proposition presents itself, and Fabiola soon realizes that freedom comes at a cost. Trapped at the crossroads of an impossible choice, will she pay the price for the American dream?
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On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie -- a good life. But after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola's mother is detained by U.S. immigration, leaving Fabiola to navigate her loud American cousins, Chantal, Donna, and Princess; the grittiness of Detroit's West Side; a new school; and a surprising romance, all on her own. Just as she finds her footing in this strange new world, a dangerous proposition presents itself, and Fabiola soon realizes that freedom comes at a cost. Trapped at the crossroads of an impossible choice, will she pay the price for the American dream?

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