American Street

Ibi Zoboi


Shelfie Score: 38%

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Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages: 336

Synopsis:

A National Book Award Finalist with five starred reviews! American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys. In this stunning debut novel, Pushcart-nominated author Ibi Zoboi draws on her own experience as a young Haitian immigrant, infusing this lyrical exploration of America with magical realism and vodou culture. On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally...

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Ann Fernandez

I really disliked this book and how it showed support for abusive relationships which, as I read a review from an abuse victim herself, really disgusted her.

   
   

Bookaxe Characteristics for American Street

Character and Plot:

Characters in depth

Fast-paced plot

Language and Style:

Straight to the point

Language and style central

New Information:

Pure entertainment

Introduces you to new ideas

Outlook:

Explores the darker side of life
Light-hearted and optimistic

Explicitness:

No swearing or violence etc
Frequent swearing and violence etc

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