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The Resource Born confused, Tanuja Desai Hidier

Born confused, Tanuja Desai Hidier

Label
Born confused
Title
Born confused
Statement of responsibility
Tanuja Desai Hidier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As Dimple Lala turns seventeen, she realizes that life is about to become more complex as her best friend starts pulling away and her parents try to find a suitable boyfriend for Dimple, despite the fact that she is not interested
Summary
Seventeen-year-old Dimple, whose family is from India, discovers that she is not Indian enough for the Indians and not American enough for the Americans, as she sees her hypnotically beautiful, manipulative best friend taking possession of both her heritage and the boy she likes
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2013.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2003
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082373
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Senior High School
  • Wilson's Junior High School
  • School Library Journal
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Desai Hidier, Tanuja
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 7.0
  • 5-8
  • 890
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.D44885
LC item number
Bo 2002
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890
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
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True
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  • East Indian Americans
  • East Indian Americans
  • Identity
  • Best friends
  • Friendship
  • Photography
  • East Indian Americans
  • Individuality
  • Friendship
  • Photography
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Born confused, Tanuja Desai Hidier
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18177402
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 413 pages
Isbn
9780439357623
Lccn
2002004515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(LHPL)236946
Label
Born confused, Tanuja Desai Hidier
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18177402
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 413 pages
Isbn
9780439357623
Lccn
2002004515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(LHPL)236946

Library Locations

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      128 S. 3rd St., Decatur, IN, 46733, US
      40.829571 -84.925321
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