Nomination: Full Cicada Moon

Hilton, Marilyn. Full Cicada Moon. 2015. 400p. Dial Books for Young Readers, $17.99 (978-0-525-42875-6). Gr.3-7.

Mimi is a half-Japanese, half-black young girl who finds herself having to adjust to her new home in Vermont in 1969. Despite the prejudices that Mimi encounters, she stays true to herself and hangs on to her dream of becoming an astronaut.

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