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Open mic: riffs on life between cultures in ten voices

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Using humor as the common denominator, a multicultural cast of YA authors steps up to the mic to share stories touching on race. Listen in as ten YA authors -- some familiar, some new -- use their own brand of humor to share their stories about growing up between cultures. Henry Choi Lee discovers that pretending to be a tai chi master or a sought-after wiz at math wins him friends for a while -- until it comically backfires. A biracial girl is amused when her dad clears seats for his family on a crowded subway in under a minute flat, simply by sitting quietly in between two uptight white women. Edited by acclaimed author and speaker Mitali Perkins, this collection of fiction and nonfiction uses a mix of styles as diverse as their authors, from laugh-out-loud funny to wry, ironic, or poingnant, in prose, poetry, and comic form.
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9780763658663
9780763685256
9780763667191
9780763690953
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5, 3 Points
Lexile measure:
810L
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subject_facet Cartoons and comics, Electronic books, Race -- Social aspects, Race relations, United States -- Race relations
title_display Open mic : riffs on life between cultures in ten voices
title_full Open Mic Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices, Open mic : riffs on life between cultures in ten voices / edited by Mitali Perkins
title_short Open mic :
title_sub riffs on life between cultures in ten voices
topic_facet Cartoons and comics, Humor (Fiction), Race, Race relations, Short Stories, Social aspects, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature