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The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano

Manzano, Sonia (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano
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It is 1969 in Spanish Harlem, and fourteen-year-old Evelyn Serrano is trying hard to break free from her conservative Puerto Rican surroundings, but when her activist grandmother comes to stay and the neighborhood protests start, things get a lot more complicated--and dangerous.
Authors: Manzano, Sonia
Title: The revolution of Evelyn Serrano
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 205 p. ;,22 cm.
Summary: It is 1969 in Spanish Harlem, and fourteen-year-old Evelyn Serrano is trying hard to break free from her conservative Puerto Rican surroundings, but when her activist grandmother comes to stay and the neighborhood protests start, things get a lot more complicated--and dangerous.
ISBN: 0545325064
9780545325066
0545325056
9780545325059
Statement of Responsibility: Sonia Manzano
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Headings: New York (N.Y.) History 20th century Fiction. East Harlem (New York, N.Y.) History 20th century Fiction. Protest movements Fiction. Identity Fiction. Grandmothers Fiction. Family life New York (State) Harlem Fiction. Puerto Ricans New York (State) New York Fiction. New York (N.Y.) History Juvenile fiction. East Harlem (New York, N.Y.) Juvenile fiction. Protest movements New York (State) New York Juvenile fiction. Identity (Psychology) Juvenile fiction. Grandparent and child Juvenile fiction. Grandmothers Juvenile fiction. Puerto Ricans New York (State) New York Juvenile fiction. Puerto Rican families Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction.
Topical Term: Protest movements
Identity
Grandmothers
Family life
Puerto Ricans
Protest movements
Identity (Psychology)
Grandparent and child
Grandmothers
Puerto Ricans
Puerto Rican families
LCCN: 2012009240
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Oct 02, 2013
  • julia_sedai rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed this book because I didn't know anything about Puerto Rico or Spanish Harlem so it was really interesting. The author does a good job of acting like a teenager. I recommend this book to anyone at any age just to learn more about this time period and the group called the Young Lords.

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