Invisible child : poverty, survival, and hope in an American city
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New York : Random House, an imprint and division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2021].
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Book
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First edition.
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624 pages ; 25 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780812986945, 0812986946

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Includes index.
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"Invisible Child follows eight dramatic years in the life of Dasani Coates, a child with an imagination as soaring as the skyscrapers near her Brooklyn homeless shelter. Born at the turn of a new century, Dasani is named for the bottled water that comes to symbolize Brooklyn's gentrification and the shared aspirations of a divided city. As Dasani grows up, moving with her tightknit family from shelter to shelter, her story reaches back to trace the passage of Dasani's ancestors from slavery to the Great Migration north. By the time Dasani comes of age in the twenty-first century, New York City's homeless crisis is exploding amid the growing chasm between rich and poor. In the shadows of this new Gilded Age, Dasani must lead her seven siblings through a thicket of problems: hunger, parental addiction, violence, housing instability, pollution, segregated schools, and the constant monitoring of the child-protection system. When, at age thirteen, Dasani enrolls at a boarding school in Pennsylvania, her loyalties are tested like never before. As she learns to "code-switch" between the culture she left behind and the norms of her new town, Dasani starts to feel like a stranger in both places. Ultimately, she faces an impossible question: What if leaving poverty means abandoning the family you love?"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Elliott, A. (2021). Invisible child: poverty, survival, and hope in an American city (First edition.). Random House, an imprint and division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Elliott, Andrea. 2021. Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival, and Hope in an American City. New York: Random House, an imprint and division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Elliott, Andrea. Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival, and Hope in an American City New York: Random House, an imprint and division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Elliott, Andrea. Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival, and Hope in an American City First edition., Random House, an imprint and division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2021.

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