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The whole story of half a girl

Veera Hiranandani

The whole story of half a girl

by Veera Hiranandani

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Published by Delacorte Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • East Indian Americans,
  • Coming of age,
  • Middle schools,
  • Schools,
  • Racially mixed people,
  • Depression,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    When Sonia"s father loses his job and she must move from her small, supportive private school to a public middle school, the half-Jewish half-Indian sixth-grader experiences culture shock as she tries to navigate the school"s unfamiliar social scene, and after her father is diagnosed with clinical depression, she finds herself becoming even more confused about herself and her family.

    Edition Notes

    StatementVeera Hiranandani
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.H5977325 Wh 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25025114M
    ISBN 109780385741286, 9780375989957, 9780375984419
    LC Control Number2011026178

      The Whole Story of Half a Girl by Veera rte Press, an imprint of Random House. Reviewed from copy from publisher. The Plot: When eleven-year-old Sonia’s father loses his job, she has to leave private school for public her old school, everyone knew her; now, they wonder if she’s Indian like her father or Jewish like her mother.   Read "The Whole Story of Half a Girl" by Veera Hiranandani available from Rakuten Kobo. By the author of the Newbery Honor Book The Night Diary, a thoughtful and relatable story about cultural identity, frien Brand: Random House Children's Books.

      The Whole Story of Half a Girl. Written by Veera Hiranandani Penguin Random House, Spoiler warning for parents: this book does contain an instance of French kissing and orthodox practitioners may be frustrated by the lack of parental guidance to the kid characters, but the author's sincere treatment leaves ample room for discussion. Veera Hiranandani says her career incarnations have included stints as an admissions counselor, a writing teacher and a children’s book editor. With her first novel for young readers, The Whole Story of Half a Girl, the author introduces readers to Author: Veera Hiranandani.

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After her father is diagnosed with clinical depression, she finds herself becoming even more confused about herself and her .