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New boy : a novel / Tracy Chevalier.

Chevalier, Tracy, (author.). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Othello. (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Castlegar Public Library.

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Castlegar Public Library FIC CHE (Text) 35146002045862 Fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780345809926 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 204 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Knopf Canada, 2017.

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Summary, etc.:
Arriving at his fourth school in six years, diplomat's son Osei Kokote knows he needs an ally if he is to survive his first day--so he's lucky to hit it off with Dee, the most popular girl in school. But one student can't stand to witness this budding relationship: Ian decides to destroy the friendship between the black boy and the golden girl. By the end of the day, the school and its key players--teachers and pupils alike--will never be the same again. The tragedy of Othello is transposed to a 1970s suburban Washington schoolyard, where kids fall in and out of love with each other before lunchtime, and practise a casual racism picked up from their parents and teachers. Taking us vividly into the lives and emotions of four eleven-year-olds--Osei, Dee, Ian and his reluctant "girlfriend" Mimi--Tracy Chevalier's powerful drama of friends torn apart by jealousy, bullying and betrayal will leave you reeling.
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello > Adaptations.
Friendship > Fiction.
Bullying > Fiction.
African American boys > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Washington (D.C.) > Fiction.

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