By Anne Bustard
Moving from Texas to Hawaii in 1960, 12-year-old Peggy Sue faces a tough transition while she is bulled as one of many few haole (white) scholars in her university. This lyrical debut novel is ideal for universal center lecture room connections.
It's 1960 and Peggy Sue has simply been transplanted from Texas to Hawaii for her father's new activity. Her cat, good day, is caught in animal quarantine, and she's baffled via Hawaiian customs and phrases. Worst of all, eighth-grader Kiki Kahana goals Peggy Sue simply because she is haole—white—warning her that until she does what Kiki desires, she's going to be a sufferer on "kill haole day," the final day of faculty. Peggy Sue's domestic ec instructor insists that she aid Kiki along with her stitching venture or threat failing. existence appears to be like bleak till Peggy Sue meets Malina, whose mom supplies hula classes. but if her mom and dad make a journey to Hilo, leaving Peggy Sue at Malina's, lifestyles takes an unforeseen twist within the kind of a tsunami. Peggy Sue is knocked subconscious and wakes to profit that her mom and dad' whereabouts are unknown. Peggy Sue has to summon all her braveness to have desire that they're going to go back safely.
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Anywhere but Paradise by Anne Bustard