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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Howe Library J PAR 31254003660038 Children's new shelf Available -
 Gift: Donated to the Howe Library.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328781505
  • ISBN: 132878150X
  • Physical Description: 261 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston ; Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2020]

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Prairie Lotus is a powerful, touching, multilayered book about a girl determined to fit in and realize her dreams: getting an education, becoming a dressmaker in her father's shop, and making at least one friend. Acclaimed, award-winning author Linda Sue Park has placed a young half-Asian girl, Hanna, in a small town in America's heartland, in 1880. Hanna's adjustment to her new surroundings, which primarily means negotiating the townspeople's almost unanimous prejudice against Asians, is at the heart of the story. Narrated by Hanna, the novel has poignant moments yet sparkles with humor, introducing a captivating heroine whose wry, observant voice will resonate with readers. In Dakota Territory in the 1880s, half-Chinese Hanna and her white father face racism and resistance to change as they try to make a home for themselves. Includes author's note.
Subject: Racially mixed people > Fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life > Dakota Territory > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Racism > Fiction.
Dressmaking > Fiction.
Dakota Territory > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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