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Cartas a mi mam? (Spanish Edition) - Teresa Cardenas
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The narrator of Cartas al cielo is a young Afro-Cuban girl who, when her mother dies, must live with her aunt and cousins. Dependent on them and their goodwill, she's deeply wounded by their taunts about how dark her skin is and their attacks on her behavior in general, including her choice not to straighten her hair. Her life is often miserable as she must endure casual racial prejudice and mistreatment from those around her. To keep her mother alive somehow, and to remember that she was once unconditionally loved, she writes letters telling ?Mami" what she is suffering and feeling. Over the course of this powerful and moving novel composed of these letters, the heroine comes of age. Is her inner strength sufficient to overcome her pain and the bigotry of the people in her life?Cartas al cielo was attacked in some quarters for exposing the problem of racism in contemporary Cuban society, but it went on to win major awards. central and south america,children's books,difficult discussions,explore the world,geography and cultures,growing up and facts of life,prejudice and racism,teen and young adult,9 - 12 years Teen & Young Adult, Groundwood Books

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The narrator of "Cartas al cielo is a young Afro-Cuban girl who, when her mother dies, must live with her aunt and cousins. Dependent on them and their goodwill, she's deeply wounded by their taunts about how dark her skin is and their attacks on her behavior in general, including her choice not to straighten her hair. Her life is often miserable as she must endure casual racial prejudice and mistreatment from those around her. To keep her mother alive somehow, and to remember that she was once unconditionally loved, she writes letters telling "Mami" what she is suffering and feeling. Over the course of this powerful and moving novel composed of these letters, the heroine comes of age. Is her inner strength sufficient to overcome her pain and the bigotry of the people in her life? "Cartas al cielo was attacked in some quarters for exposing the problem of racism in contemporary Cuban society, but it went on to win major awards. Cartas a Mi Mama Cardenas, Teresa / Unger, David, Groundwood Books

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[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: GROUNDWOOD BOOKS], The narrator of "Cartas al cielo" is a young Afro-Cuban girl who, when her mother dies, must live with her aunt and cousins. Dependent on them and their goodwill, she' s deeply wounded by their taunts about how dark her skin is and their attacks on her behavior in general, including her choice not to straighten her hair. Her life is often miserable as she must endure casual racial prejudice and mistreatment from those around her. To keep her mother alive somehow, and to remember that she was once unconditionally loved, she writes letters telling " Mami" what she is suffering and feeling. Over the course of this powerful and moving novel composed of these letters, the heroine comes of age. Is her inner strength sufficient to overcome her pain and the bigotry of the people in her life? "Cartas al cielo" was attacked in some quarters for exposing the problem of racism in contemporary Cuban society, but it went on to win major awards.Versandfertig in über 4 Wochen, [SC: 0.00]

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The narrator of "Cartas al cielo" is a young Afro-Cuban girl who, when her mother dies, must live with her aunt and cousins. Dependent on them and their goodwill, she' s deeply wounded by their taunts about how dark her skin is and their attacks on her behavior in general, including her choice not to straighten her hair. Her life is often miserable as she must endure casual racial prejudice and mistreatment from those around her. To keep her mother alive somehow, and to remember that she was once unconditionally loved, she writes letters telling " Mami" what she is suffering and feeling. Over the course of this powerful and moving novel composed of these letters, the heroine comes of age. Is her inner strength sufficient to overcome her pain and the bigotry of the people in her life? "Cartas al cielo" was attacked in some quarters for exposing the problem of racism in contemporary Cuban society, but it went on to win major awards.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780888997234
ISBN (ISBN-10): 088899723X
Paperback
Publishing year: 2006
Publisher: GROUNDWOOD BOOKS
104 Pages
Weight: 0,093 kg
Language: spa/Spanisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9780888997234

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0-88899-723-X, 978-0-88899-723-4


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