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The Resource Americanized : rebel without a green card, Sara Saedi

Americanized : rebel without a green card, Sara Saedi

Label
Americanized : rebel without a green card
Title
Americanized
Title remainder
rebel without a green card
Statement of responsibility
Sara Saedi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"At thirteen, bright-eyed, straight-A student Sara Saedi uncovered a terrible family secret: she was breaking the law simply by living in the United States. Only two years old when her parents fled Iran, she didn't learn of her undocumented status until her older sister wanted to apply for an after-school job, but couldn't because she didn't have a Social Security number. Fear of deportation kept Sara up at night, but it didn't keep her from being a teenager. She desperately wanted a green card, along with clear skin, her own car, and a boyfriend. From discovering that her parents secretly divorced to facilitate her mother's green card application to learning how to tame her unibrow, Sara pivots gracefully from the terrifying prospect that she might be kicked out of the country to the almost-as-terrifying possibility that she might be the only one without a date to the prom. This moving, often hilarious story is for anyone who has ever shared either fear."--Jacket flap
Summary
In San Jose, California, in the 1990s, teenaged Sara keeps a diary of life as an Iranian American and her discovery that she and her family entered as undocumented immigrants
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10622467
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.89155
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1030L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.1.S237
LC item number
Ame 2018
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1030
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
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http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
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rebel without a green card
Label
Americanized : rebel without a green card, Sara Saedi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
21290570
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
280 pages
Isbn
9781524717797
Lccn
20170028259
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)989862496
Label
Americanized : rebel without a green card, Sara Saedi
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
21290570
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
280 pages
Isbn
9781524717797
Lccn
20170028259
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)989862496

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