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READ ☆ Like Vanessa READ & DOWNLOAD ☆ CHEM-MOSKOW.RU ß Tami Charles In this semi autobiographical debut novel set in 1983 Vanessa Martin's real life reality of living with family in public housing in Newark New Jersey is a far cry from the glamorous Miss America stage She struggles with an incarce. Like Vanessa is categorized under middle grade and children s fiction but I reckon that it will be appreciated by young adults because of its story and because of how uite long it is The novel is about Vanessa Nessy Martin a Black American a 13 year old and 8th grader at King Middle School who lives with his grandfather cousin and dad in Newark New Jersey Nessy s mother left them when she was still 4 years old hence she can t remember any memories she had with her Also she has no idea where her mother is she wants to ask her dad about her mom but he always evades any uestions about her Nessy s dad Daniel distanced himself ever since his wife was gone On the other hand her grandpa always reminds her dad that Nessy needs to know the truth about why her mother left them Nessy s grandfather Pop Pop is a WWII veteran he and Nessy never failed to watch the TV broadcast of Miss America every year Ever since the pageant first held in 1921 and the first time that a Black American was allowed to join in 1933 there was no successful Black American participant who won the title neither became a runner up The year 1983 is a momentous event because after 50 years a contestant from New York named Vanessa Williams won the prestigious pageant This gave Nessy s music teacher Mrs Walton the idea to persuade her to also join the very first beauty pageant that will be held at their school Nessy s grandpa and cousin TJ supports Mrs Walton plan to let her compete in the contest However her dad strongly disapproved of it but they go behind his back just to carefully prepare Nessy for the competitionThe story of Like Vanessa will teach us a lot of things just like beauty is skin deep the color of your skin doesn t reflect your personality and traits Loving and accepting yourself is the key to one s happiness and self fulfillment It doesn t matter if you don t have the so called triple L pageant package light skin long hair and long legs because what s important is what s beyond that external appearance The Apple Bandit (Nancy Drew: Notebooks, #68) debut novel set in 1983 Vanessa Martin's real life reality of living with family in public housing in Newark New Jersey is a far cry from the glamorous Miss America stage She struggles with an incarce. 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READ ☆ Like Vanessa READ & DOWNLOAD ☆ CHEM-MOSKOW.RU ß Tami Charles Rated mother she barely remembers a grandfather dealing with addiction and her own battle with self confidence But when a new teacher at school coordinates a beauty pageant and convinces Vanessa to enter Vanessa's view of her own. Update 11202017 There s a giveaway happening for this book rn Definitely enter it this is one of my fave releases of 2018 yes I know it s not even 2018 yet but nothing can beat Like Vanessa sorry Everybody s got their rep Mine I m like oxygen you know I m there but you don t see me I shut my mouth I make good grades And when the bell rings at the end of the day I take my butt home close my door and dream of a place far far away from here Holy crap What a book I try to stay away from middle grade realistichistorical fiction because it tends to have a lack of diversity and shies away from important topicswraps everything up in the end with a nice little bow but Like Vanessa shattered every expectation I have of middle grade lit This is a book that parents need to read This is a book that children need to read This is a book that needs to be read in classrooms in homes everywhere It s 1983 and 13 year old Vanessa Martin is full of dreams Dreams of her mama coming back home dreams that her grandfather will stop drinking dreams of winning the Miss America pageant And when I read this book I was caught up in all of her dreams My heart swelled and was broken with hers Characters are what make or break a book for me and they surely made this book The people in Like Vanessa are real and hungry and angry and empty and wanting Vanessa was everything little girls and boys look for in a heroine and the struggles that she goes through are sadly still prevalent issues that children and teens face in America today I also really enjoyed reading about her cousin TJ He loves his family deeply and his struggle to hide his true self is something that many teens can relate to Like Vanessa is a seriously powerful book It caused me to examine my own privilege in a deeper wayThis book deals with a lot of important stuff such as racism colorism classism alcoholism abusive parents drug issues and homophobia but it does it in a way that is subtle enough for Like Vanessa to still read like a middle grade book If I had read this book when I was ten I probably would have not picked up on as much as I did now I would recommend for parents to read this book with their children so that they can answer any uestions they might have But don t be put off by how raw this book is it is definitely full of important lessons that many young kids can benefit from So whether you re looking for the next book to read to your class or a book to read and talk about as a family or if like me you re wanting to venture out of YA for a bit I would highly recommend Like Vanessa It will leave you thinking and wanting It is sure to be one of the best if not the best middle grade books of 2018 Now I can seethe real meaning of beauty and it ain t got nothing to do with having light skin and a little waist All these years of watching the Miss America pageant and I ain t never seen a girl who looked like me And all I ever wanted was to live up to that American definition of beautyBut I can see it now You can t buy beauty or pray for it to come in the form of what you see on the television screen It s just something you gotta be I was given an eARC through NetGalley in exchange for a complete and honest review hooray my first NetGalley Winds of Enchantment dealing with addiction and her own battle with self confidence But when a new teacher at school coordinates a beauty pageant and convinces Vanessa to enter Vanessa's view of her own. 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  • Hardcover
  • 288
  • Like Vanessa
  • Tami Charles
  • English
  • 16 April 2019
  • 9781580897778