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Calling My Name
by Liara Tamani


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Calling My Name , by debut author Liara Tamani, is a striking, luminous, and literary exploration of family, spirituality, and self--ideal for readers of Jacqueline Woodson, Jandy Nelson, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Sandra Cisneros.

This unforgettable novel tells a universal coming-of-age story about Taja Brown, a young African American girl growing up in Houston, Texas, and it deftly and beautifully explores the universal struggles of growing up, battling family expectations, discovering a sense of self, and finding a unique voice and purpose.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Calling My Name, by debut author Liara Tamani, is a striking, luminous, and literary exploration of family, spirituality, and self--ideal for readers of Jacqueline Woodson, Jandy Nelson, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Sandra Cisneros.

This unforgettable novel tells a universal coming-of-age story about Taja Brown, a young African American girl growing up in Houston, Texas, and it deftly and beautifully explores the universal struggles of growing up, battling family expectations, discovering a sense of self, and finding a unique voice and purpose.

Told in fifty-three short, episodic, moving, and iridescent chapters, Calling My Name follows Taja on her journey from middle school to high school. Literary and noteworthy, this is a beauty of a novel that deftly captures the multifaceted struggle of finding where you belong and why you matter.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780062656865
  • ISBN-10: 0062656864
  • Publisher: Greenwillow Books
  • Publish Date: October 2017
  • Page Count: 320
  • Reading Level: Ages 13-17
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.6 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.88 pounds


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Books > Young Adult Fiction > Social Themes - Emotions & Feelings
Books > Young Adult Fiction > Family - General (see also headings under Social Themes)
Books > Young Adult Fiction > Coming of Age

 
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