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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Street Date:
05/17/2010
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781607345046
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Lexile measure:
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APA Citation (style guide)

Robin Friedman. (2010). The Importance of Wings. Charlesbridge.

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Robin Friedman. 2010. The Importance of Wings. Charlesbridge.

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Robin Friedman, The Importance of Wings. Charlesbridge, 2010.

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Robin Friedman. The Importance of Wings. Charlesbridge, 2010. Web.

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