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Unbecoming

Author/Publisher/Website: Downham, J.
Copyright: 2016
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Sep/2019
Submitting suppliers/Website: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9781338160727
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses: 10-12
(View recommended grades and subjects) English Language Arts

Resource Description

Award-winning author Jenny Downham tells the story of Katie, an emotionally-conflicted young girl, who begins to see the world through a different lens since being reconnected with her long-lost grandmother. As she learns the stories and secrets of her aging grandmother’s life and her own mother’s life, she begins to understand these women and see the world through their eyes, learning about herself in the process. “Unbecoming” is suitable for senior secondary students and lends itself well to discussions around identity, mental health, and gender roles and stereotypes. Log in to read the full review.
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