The importance of wings

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An Israeli immigrant's journey to become a "real" American. With their mother caring for relatives in Israel and their father driving a cab all hours of the day, Roxanne and her sister, Gayle, spend a lot of time watching television reruns of Little House on the Prairie, The Brady Bunch, and Wonder Woman--perfect examples of perfect Americans. Roxanne is desperate to be like them. When Liat, a fellow Israeli, moves into the "Cursed House" next door, things begin to change and Roxanne realizes that maybe real life isn't like TV--maybe it's even better. The novel is set on Staten Island, New York, in the early 1980's.
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Grouping Title importance of wings
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display_description Although she longs to be an all-American girl, Roxanne, a timid, Israeli-born thirteen-year-old who idolizes Wonder Woman, begins to see things differently when the supremely confident Liat, also from Israel, moves into the "cursed house" next door and they become friends.
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subject_facet Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Identity (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction, Israelis -- United States -- Juvenile fiction, Loss (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction, Self-confidence -- Juvenile fiction, Self-perception -- Juvenile fiction, Sisters -- Juvenile fiction, Staten Island (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The importance of wings
title_full The Importance of Wings, The importance of wings / Robin Friedman
title_short The importance of wings
topic_facet Friendship, Historical Fiction, History, Identity (Psychology), Israelis, Loss (Psychology), Self-confidence, Self-perception, Sisters, Young Adult Fiction