Like Vanessa

It is 1983 and Vanessa Martin, a thirteen-year-old African American girl in Newark's public housing, dreams of following in the footsteps of the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but the odds are against her until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanes...

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Main Author: Charles, Tami
Format: BOOK
Language: ENGLISH
Published: Charlesbridge 2018